So after taking two days to drive up to Penticton, we arrived. It was a lovely adventure and I still had more to come with the conference!! The conference was in and of itself was fantastic. James Conaway’s keynote speech was brilliant, poignant and funny. The wines were spectacular. The food was magnificent (save for […]
The Journey to Penticton – Day 2
After a good night’s rest, we got back on the road and headed towards the Canadian border, which was only about 45 minutes from where we stayed. The reality hit me as we came up to the border. We were inching closer and closer to Canada! After getting into Canada with no problem whatsoever, we […]
Rockstar Treatment in Penticton, BC – WBC13
Wow. That’s all I can say in the 24 hours since the conclusion of WBC 13 in Penticton, BC. They really rolled out the red carpet and gave us the “Rockstar Treatment” in Penticton. I mean seriously, 2 receptions where we’re greeted with a glass of sparkling wine as we walk off the bus, and […]
2012 Recuerdo Wines Torrontes – Summer? Yes, please!
So recently, I featured the 2011 Recuerdo Wines Malbec. Now, on to the whites. If this looks familiar, it is. I got to try the 2011 vintage of this same wine at the Wine Bloggers Conference during the Speed Tasting. The 2012 vintage again shows a lemon zestiness along with honeyed citrus, floral notes and […]
Realization…WBC 13 is just around the corner!
Literally! In just over a week from now, the 6th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference will be taking over the Penticton Lakeside Resort in Penticton, BC. Damn. It feels like yesterday that WBC 12 ended. I am not going on the excursions. Instead, I chose to take a road trip to Penticton. So, to follow my […]