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Anthony Gismondi on Wine

Week in Review

Thursday, August 17 2017
08 · 17

Pizza Without Dropping A Lot Of Dough

The final days of summer are upon us, so we're ordering a pizza and getting outside to soak up as much sun as possible. Which is why we're releasing our Top Ten Pizza Picks this week. Whether you're outside like us or getting ready to get back to school and work, we hope you take some time out to watch, and share, our first in a series of Okanagan videos to be released over the next six to eight weeks. Our first stop is Phantom Creek, a winery literally emerging from the Black Sage Bench in east Oliver. And don’t forget to check out our daily reviews of sensibly scored wine. Now back to your lounge chair and the pool, lake or ocean, we'll be replacing bathing suits with overcoats soon enough. 

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Anthony Gismondi & Treve Ring
by: Anthony Gismondi & Treve Ring
Top 10 : Pizza Wines

Top 10 : Pizza Wines

Pizza night presents a terrific opportunity to learn a bit about food and wine matching without dropping a lot of dough. Get it? All the basics apply. Think weight, acidity, finesse, spicing, situation and price: all the things you encounter with any food and wine match. If you're into rustic mushroom and sausage, go for that gutsy and earthy red. If it’s a classic Margherita, pop a fizz, or lighter, chilled red. Arugula calls for steely, crisp whites, tomatoes love rosé, cream-bases crave textural creamy whites. Mix slices, glasses and have fun...
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Treve Ring
From the TreveHouseby: Treve Ring
Top 10: Provence Rosé

Top 10: Provence Rosé

Don’t mistake pink wine for being frivolous. While there is a sea of unserious, silly, and even scary rosé in the wine world, Provence has consistently peaked, with top Provençal Rosés admired for their drinkability and structure as much as for prestige. Nestled between the Mediterranean and the Alps, Provence’s vineyards cover 200kms west to east, and a range of different terroirs. Through rosé has been painted trendy and disposable by the pink marketing machine, the history of Provence vineyards begins around 600 BCE when the Phocaeans founded a colony in Marseille and introduced the grapevine to France...
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Treve Ring & Anthony Gismondi
by: Treve Ring & Anthony Gismondi
Top 10 : BC Day Beach Wines

Top 10 : BC Day Beach Wines

It's hot out there BC. With record heat strikes across the province, and a holiday long weekend on the horizon, it feels like a prime time for a Top 10 BC Wines for the Beach list. Don't just limit yourself to the shore; these will easily do double duty on a patio, boat, picnic, campsite, backyard or just in the (generously warm) comfort of home. Refresh, and #DrinkLocal with these picks, tasted at GOW in 2017. Have a safe and happy BC Day all ~ 91/100Culmina Family Estate Wild Ferment Gruner Veltliner No. 002 2016Okanagan...
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