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Meet Matt Fowles, renaissance man.  A former Australian lawyer with a passion for food & drink, Fowles now turns heads with his unique talent for wine making as CEO of Fowles Wine.   Building wines...

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Il Clou Di Clavesana Dogliani Superiore 2010, a fresh Italian from the north eastern hills of Italy’s Piedmont region with a the tang of sour cherry, and a lash of spicy leather.  Smooth, clean and very...

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Wino Wednesday – Curious Beasts, Blood Red Wine

September 18, 2013 | 10 Comments

Curious Beasts, Blood Red Wine an entertaining little Californian long on goth packaging, with a smooth plum finish.  Branded with flare, right down to the cork, it makes a sassy (already wrapped) gift for the...

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Here’s to Wednesday and winos (you know who you are).   This month’s pick is a ripe Spanish red, Mahler-Besse Taja Reserva 2008, a wine that pairs well with business, ambition and shop talk. We talk...

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Wino Wednesday, a monthly feature on Food Gypsy highlighting our favorite bottle from the past month of wine swilling.   If you love pinot like I love pinot – you’re going to love Hitching Post,...

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The Wines of Prince Edward County

May 1, 2013 | 8 Comments

On this Wino Wednesday we tell a tale of vines in the new world and Canada’s newest breakout wine region, Prince Edward County.  As the winter droned on into what should have been the beginnings of spring,...

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Wino Wednesday – Troublemaker

March 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Wino Wednesday, our monthly feature on Food Gypsy where we select our favorite bottle from the past month and share it with you.  This month’s selection, straight from the Paso Robles district of Napa – here comes Troublemaker. ...

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Wino Wednesday, our monthly feature on Food Gypsy where we select our favorite bottle from the past month and share it with you.  This month’s selection(s) takes us further down the path of middle eastern wine discovery with...

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BC Wines – A Little Taste of Home

January 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Six bottles of BC wine made it’s way east this week to be tasted and Tweeted by eastern wine hounds (of which I am one).  Another of our ongoing Canadian wine discussions, lead by Canada’s Natalie MacLean.  Nothing like...

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Wino Wednesday – Chateau Kefraya

December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wino Wednesday, our monthly feature on Food Gypsy where we select our favorite bottle from the past month and share it with you.  Our pick for the month of November is a journey into uncharted...

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Sparkling Ice Wine & Elizabeth Blue - Food Gypsy

Wine & Cheese & Tasty Tips

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week we joined Canada’s Natalie MacLean in the second in her series of live Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google +, pairing six Canadian Cheeses with a section of Canadian wines. Here's our...

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Wine & Cheese, Courtney & Gypsy - Food Gypsy

Canadian Wine & Cheese – Part Deux

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

On this Wino Wednesday we join Canada’s Natalie MacLean for another in her series of live video Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google + focusing on fine Canadian product, with a panel of chatty...

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