Off the Grid Winery, which was a winery we also visited last year, is still highly recommended. Due to unforeseen circumstances that caused them to have a supply of late harvest Pinot Gris, the winery used the grapes to create a new bottle of wine which will may never be recreated and it was really,… Continue reading Off the Grid Winery 2018
We Dollies love our wine. We have gone on wine tours, love trying new varieties, enjoy a glass with dinner, and although we are far from sommeliers, we are constantly trying to improve our knowledge of our favourite fermented fruit. For this month's Sunday Funday, we decided to invite a few close friends over for… Continue reading Dolly Does Diabolica
When looking for a way to distinguish whose wine glass belongs to whom, wine glass charms are a beautiful way to get the job done. R-Dolly and I have no problem unintentionally sharing our glasses and many times have found our glass emptied by the other. We’re an anomaly, however, so it’s best to reassure… Continue reading Charmed Wine Glasses
A few years ago, when we were in Mexico, my husband happened to make the faux pas of faux pas. It was equal parts hilarious vs. embarrassment to everyone but him and the sommelier - mainly because the sommelier was super confused and my husband was oblivious. First of all, let me just say that… Continue reading Pardon Me, Do You Have Any Captain Mo?
There are certain times in your life when you will look around your house or garage and think, "How in the world did we amass this many empty wine bottles?" Whether you drank them all by yourself or had a lot of guests over for the holidays, there are so many cool ways to use… Continue reading Wine Bottle D.I.Y., Top 10
We Dollies love pasta. Finding a pasta dish at a restaurant like Moxie’s and then trying to find a similar recipe is always interesting. We found one on Pinterest that had the ingredients we were looking for. We got together and made the recipe a couple of weeks before the party for ourselves and our… Continue reading Chicken and Mushroom Pasta in Creamy Madeira Wine Sauce
Let's start off with a little history about the 2016 drunkfest...I mean, the 2016 highly-sophisticated, high-class Naramata wine tour. This was the first wine tour experience for my husband and I. We had so much fucking fun that this is now an annual “thing” for us. My cousin and her friends invited us to join… Continue reading Kelowna Wine Tour 2017