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Hedges Family Estate: Perfect Harmony

Hedges Family Estate: Perfect Harmony


Posted on May 15, 2024

Red Mountain WA winery

Hedges Family Estate.

In the heart of Washington’s Columbia Valley, Hedges Family Estate stands out not only for its exceptional wines but also for its commitment to biodynamic farming. Founded by Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges, this family-owned winery has deep roots in the region and a dedication to sustainable practices that sets it apart.

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Steve Roche & Kim Thomas with 3 of their horses.

If it’s true that business distinctiveness is what sets a company apart from others, then Equines & Wine seems poised for great success. Add to that the genuine passion of owners Steve Roche and Kim Thomas, and it’s a surefire bet.

Based in the picturesque Similkameen Valley of British Columbia, Keremeos is starting to get well-deserved attention for its breathtaking scenery and burgeoning wine scene. Among the diverse winery experiences now available in the region, Equines & Wine stands out with its singular fusion of adventure, natural beauty, and personalized winery visits.

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La Chablisienne.

Situated in the heart of the esteemed Chablis wine region in Burgundy, France, La Chablisienne demonstrates the power of collaboration and collective effort in winemaking. Established in 1923, La Chablisienne is a cooperative of talented winemakers who joined forces to showcase the unique terroir and exceptional quality of Chablis wines to the world.

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Can Wine Save the Planet?

Can Wine Save the Planet?


Posted on Apr 17, 2024

Can wine save the planet?

Now that we have your attention, let us explain the basis of that question. Inspired by climate change and its effect on farming/agriculture, our good friends Robin and Michael Renken at Crushed Grape Chronicles have decided to focus specifically on wine growers for a special long-term project.

Taking advantage of their background in film and media, Michael and Robin are working on an initiative that will create feature shorts for film festivals including 3 feature films, with an aim to foster an interactive movement.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia Italy restaurant

One of our top meals ever.

Our first AdVINEture to northern Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia region was (unsurprisingly) inspired by wine. We were far from disappointed in that department but what did surprise us was just how much we would enjoy the culinary scene. The standout meal for us (among several) was at La Subida Sirk Trattoria al Cacciatore, a Michelin star country tavern owned by the Sirk family that beckons travellers with promises of authentic flavours, warm hospitality, and a dash of innovation.

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