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Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

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Posts Tagged ‘sherry’

TLG Annual Portfolio Tasting 2017 | Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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Surrounded by many wine and sake lovers, we had another very successful portfolio tasting! Our annual event was joined by three guest breweries: Kazunari Shata of Tengumai Shata Shuzo, Munetaka Nakashima of Kozaemon Brewery, and Sato Mayumi of Hakkaisan Brewery. We also had Nina Saulnier Blache of SBC Wine & Sake from France, who joined […]

Manzanilla. Yes you need it! | Sherry

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written by Margaux Burgess Walking through the streets of Sanlucar de Barrameda in the spring is a wholly different experience than walking the streets of Jerez.  Jerez is full of orange trees and wafts of azahar while Sanlucar de Barrameda is the salty savoury scent of Manzanilla.  It permeates the air as if the entire […]

Christmas in Japan = KFC?

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By Mariko Tajiri The holidays is a time of year when family and friends gather around – what else – food. I grew up with roast beef (my favourite) alongside big bowls of chirashi-sushi and soy sauce at the dinner table on Christmas Eve. Awkward conversations, ever-so drunken uncles and aunts, everyone’s got memories of […]

From North to South – Terra Alta and Jerez de la Frontera

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From North to South – Terra Alta and Jerez de la Frontera Our very own Margaux Burgess recently traveled to Spain to find out what these regions had to offer…   There is no country like Spain.  I like to call it the motherland, as it is a country that conducts itself, at least in […]

The Perfect Tablemate

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Sherry and Manzanilla come the far southwest corner of Spain. Closer to Africa than to Madrid, the Jerez region is Spain’s oldest wine growing region. The names Jerez and Sherry can be traced to ‘Sherish’ the name for the Phoenician city three thousand years ago. The winemaking of today still draws on the tradition and […]