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1. Sublime Wine
Oct 04, 2017
~Bodega Catena Zapata's Adrianna Vineyard
2. InterVin International Wine Awards 2017
Oct 02, 2017
~Gold & Silver Medal Winners
3. 2014 Bordeaux Release
Oct 02, 2017
~October 14th, 2017 at BC Liquor Stores
4. How Important Is Pairing Food & Wine, Really?
Jun 27, 2017
~Vancouver's eclectic cuisine with Italian & South African wines
5. La Spinetta
Jun 05, 2017
~Practical Abundance
6. Tasting Jefferson's Dream
May 23, 2017
~Zonin1821's genius in the comparative of Virginia & Italy
7. Tedeschi
May 05, 2017
~ Producer Profile: Maternigo Vineyard
8. Get Aquainted With Valpolicella
Mar 29, 2017
~The Producers
9. From Bordeaux to Uruguay
Mar 14, 2017
~ Bodega Garzon and Maison Sichel
10. Recap: Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017
Mar 02, 2017
~It's a Wrap on the 39th Annual VIWF
11. Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017
Jan 10, 2017
~Your must-do list!
12. Taittinger Champagne
Dec 05, 2016
~"Champagne is French, just as the Eiffel Tower is Parisian."
13. Black Hills Estate Winery
Sep 16, 2016
~ Forging ahead with, "Continual Quality Evolution."
14. The Art of Bottega
Sep 15, 2016
~ Sandro Bottega: artist, designer and composer of opportunity
15. Return to Middle-Earth: North Island
Aug 30, 2016
~ Gisborne and the New Zealand Chardonnay & Sparkling Symposium
16. British Columbia's Emerging Wine Regions
Aug 22, 2016
~ Lillooet, Kamloops, Shuswap, Lake Country; their potential and unique characters.
17. Shades of Pink
Jun 13, 2016
~ The delightfully muted roses of Provence.
18. Return To Middle-Earth: Central Otago
Jun 02, 2016
~My second stop on a three-week tour of New Zealand
19. Return To Middle-Earth
May 30, 2016
~Five years after my first visit, I return to see what's happening in New Zealand.
20. Blue Mountain Vineyard & Cellars
May 11, 2016
~The family owned Okanagan Falls domain celebrates 25 Years
21. Northern Rhone:
May 03, 2016
The land of Syrah, part 2
22. Northern Rhone:
Mar 14, 2016
Saint-Joseph & Cornas - Part 1
23. The Southern Rhone Valley: Part 2
Feb 18, 2016
Vacqueyras
24. The Rhone Valley
Feb 16, 2016
A return visit. An immersion into Ventoux, Vacqueyras, Cornas & St. Joseph. Pt.1: Ventoux.
25. Welcome 2016!
Jan 06, 2016
~Farewell to a bustling 2015.
26. A Daring Comparative
Sep 24, 2015
~Summerhill Pyramid Winery puts their sparklings alongside the world's best.
27. ENCORE!
Sep 23, 2015
~Harry McWatters' Okanagan Valley Trifecta
28. The Judgment of BC
Aug 26, 2015
~How Steven Spurrier helped us realize how truly great our wines are.
29. Bodega Mustiguillo
Jul 20, 2015
~ The Prophet of Bobal
30. Finca Sandoval
Jul 14, 2015
~Wines of influence, made in Manchuela.
31. Risk & Reward at Manuel Manzaneque
Jul 09, 2015
~A member of Grandes Pagos de Espana
32. Cortijo Los Aguilares
Jun 12, 2015
~ The Place Where Eagles Live
33. Finca Moncloa
Jun 10, 2015
~A Unique Estate in Arcos de la Frontera, Cadiz
34. Valdespino
Jun 08, 2015
~ The Macharnudo Vineyard - One of the Grandes Pagos de Espana
35. Grandes Pagos de Espana
Jun 02, 2015
~ The Special Estate Vineyards of Spain
36. Nicolas Feuillatte Champagnes
May 11, 2015
~ Relatively young company is a French favourite.
37. Montepulciano
Mar 17, 2015
~ An afternoon at the estates of Poliziano & Salcheto
38. Feasting in Florence
Mar 09, 2015
~ Dei Frescobaldi Restaurant & Wine Bar. A must visit!
39. Bouchard Pere et Fils
Feb 03, 2015
~ 2011 tasting notes and some last minute deals before the 2012 prices go up!
40. Veg Out!
Dec 12, 2014
~Entertaining vegetarian this holiday season. Spread 'Em Dips & Spreads
41. Spanish Treasures
Aug 19, 2014
~ A Visit to Ribera del Duero
42. Racy Riesling
Jul 31, 2014
~From the Maverick of German Wine, Martin Tesch
43. Riesling & Rosé
Jun 10, 2014
~Summer is here! It's time to celebrate with Riesling & Rosé in this summer of love!
44. Tasting History
May 29, 2014
~A Fortified Experience with David Fonseca Guimaraens of The Fladgate Partnership
45. Painted Rock Estate Winery
Mar 26, 2014
~ 2011 Vintage Release Marks Winery's 5th Vintage
46. Vancouver International Wine Festival 2014
Mar 10, 2014
~ It's a wrap on the 36th annual VIWF...
47. WineDiva Turns 10!
Feb 06, 2014
WineDiva Celebrates 10 years, February 2014. A look back over the past 10 years. Changes, successes & more...
48. 2013 in Review
Jan 01, 2014
A Year of Wine, Food, Vineyards and Awesome Encounters!
49. Great Gifts for the Food and Wine Lover
Dec 12, 2013
on your shopping list
50. British Columbia's Best
Oct 28, 2013
~ A Look at What's Happening in BC Wine
51. My Secret to Food & Wine Pairings
Sep 20, 2013
Want to extend summer, planning a dinner party or just having a snack?
52. Become a Better Wine Taster
Sep 20, 2013
Don't skip steps. Note the colour, nose around and diversify!
53. Don't Panic!
Jun 14, 2013
Pairing Wine with Vegetarian Food!
54. It's About Time
Jun 11, 2013
~ Harry McWatters launches Time Estate Winery
55. Cellar Keepers
May 01, 2013
Wines to stash away & enjoy in the future. Bouchard Père et Fils, Tenuta Argentiera, Mastroberardino & more
56. Pinot Noir
Apr 28, 2013
- Learn a bit more about this classic variety
57. A Tempting Trio
Feb 26, 2013
Super Tuscans from Tenuta Argentiera, Max Ferdinand Richter's Mosel Rieslings & Discovering Aglianico with Mastroberardino
58. Vancouver International Wine Festival
Feb 20, 2013
Everything you need to know! A guide for the International Festival Tasting Room...
59. Wines for Chinese New Year
Feb 04, 2013
Perfect pairings to ring in the year of the snake!
60. Valentine's Day
Jan 31, 2013
Love is in the air & wine is in your glass...
61. How WineDiva Reviews Wines
Jan 28, 2013
Full disclosure. Plus, why I don't charge for my content.
62. Vina Koyle
Nov 15, 2012
Family owned biodynamic vineyards in Colchagua Valley, Chile
63. Tasty Wine & Snack Pairings!
Oct 31, 2012
Popcorn & wine for the adults...
64. Gray Monk Winery
Oct 27, 2012
Celebrates landmark 30-40-50 years!
65. Boekenhoutskloof
Oct 17, 2012
Marc Kent - Making wines we all want to drink...
66. Summerhill Pyramid Winery
Sep 19, 2012
It's been a big year for the Kelowna based Pyramid Winery...
67. JoieFarm
Sep 14, 2012
The boutique BC winery releases a fantastic Reserve series for fall 2012 at Marche St. George...
68. Wine 101 - How to Taste Wine pt.2
Sep 03, 2012
Just the basics folks! Learn How to Taste Wine, Steps 3 & 4...
69. Wine 101 - How to Taste Wine
Sep 02, 2012
Just the basics folks! How to Taste Wine Step 1 & 2. This is a series of articles to broaden your knowledge, expand your palate and increase your passion for wine!
70. Marquis Wine Club
Aug 26, 2012
Twenty-five Years in the Making! Marquis Wine Cellars now offers subscriptions to their new Wine Club. John and his team source tasty, unique wines, which offer great value and will deliver...
71. Glossary - Wine Geek Speak
May 07, 2012
Deciphering the lingo of the wine world...
72. More from WineDiva
May 05, 2012
Daenna Van Mulligen is also a regular contributor to Vines Magazine and TASTE Magazine. Read her articles here...
73. New Zealand - An introduction
Apr 15, 2011
Twenty-two of my impressions including: Jandals, sustainability, wind, lollies, solid piloting, alien introductions and more...posted April 2011

To view my complete article archive on WineScores.ca click here

Comprehensive articles on Winegrowing Regions and countries around the world: ArgentinaAustralia, California, Chile, Italy, Germany, Burgundy, Portugal, South Africa, New Zealand and more...

Plus - Producer Profiles from near and far, wine royalty around the world, including: Perrin, Guigal, Chapoutier, Wold Blass, Penfolds, Antinori
Ernst Loosen, Selbach, Louis Fabrice Latour and Errazuriz to name just a few...

Plus - General Interest: What's new, what's cool and what it's like to sit amongst 104 other judges (journalists and enologists) from around the world and taste 3900 wines over five days in Italy...



To read more of Daenna Van Mulligen's articles in Vines Magazine and TASTE Magazine click here

 
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