Category Archives: Off the Vine

Let’s meet at Denman Farmers Market this Saturday

Hi everybody, It’s getting warmer(I should say “hotter”) and dryer again. Please take care, drink lots of water and ………wine. Tomorrow is the first Saturday of month, and Denman Farmers Market! See you at the market 8 am t 12 noon, there will be lots of local products ๐Ÿ™‚ The cellar door will be open…

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New exhibition and sake tasting

Sake tasting is this weekend, 20th and 21st. 2 sake and Umeshu this time ๐Ÿ˜‰ $25/p I’ve used Umeshu before, and that was very popular, so I’d like to show you again. It’s not Sake, but really nice liquor made with Ume (Japanese plum), and I’m pretty sure you will love it. Also, great summer…

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October sake tasting

Hi everyone, Just announcing October sake tasting date. 20th and 21st of October. $25 for 3 sake with food sampling (could be $30 for 4 sake, but haven’t planed detail yet). Please book advance by sending email to Or, if you have Facebook account, you can book through as well. Look forward to hearing…

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long weekend

The cellar door will be open all this long weekend, Saturday, Sunday and Monday – 10 am to 4 pm. The current Exhibition by Benedicte is now extended until 7th of October, so you have two more weekends. I really recommend to have a look it’s a vibrant, colourful and fun exhibition. And, on Monday…

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do you instagram? E/J

Too many social media and can’t keep up! As you are reading this, I have the website. And, Facebook which only if you have account can see. Same to Twitter…. do you tweet? Now, it’s not new anymore, but Instagram….. do you use it? Some people may noticed I am more using Instagram than other…

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anyone missing a earring?

Just need to let people know we have a pair of earring found on the floor. Please contact us if you are here and missing a earring recently. Have a great weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

Busy Bee – new exhibition

I am delighted to announce this new exhibition. I’m actually very excited! Art….. we see everywhere not only created by human. Nature is one of them, sometime even doesn’t last a second, sometime last hours and I love finding, witnessing and appreciating all those unexplainable beauties. Those pure and absolute beauty of art speak something…

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August Sake Tasting

Hi there! Next month, August, the weekend of 18th and 19th is another sake tasting! Many people are interested in, but not all of you can schedule unfortunately. So, I am trying to do these two days again. Hope I can see you this time… or see you again! (Some people already booked! Aren’t they…

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The new article – Japan Times E/J

Hope you are having great Winter weekend. It was -5โ„ƒ this morning!! It was freezing, but warmed up quickly, the day was beautiful and hope keep continue to beautiful night with lots of starts! There is an article about me on Japan Times. Click here to read. Thank you Anna the journalist ๐Ÿ™‚   ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฏใ‚ใชใ‚Šๆš‘ใใชใฆใ„ใ‚‹ใ‚ˆใ†ใงใ™ใŒใ€ใ„ใ‹ใŒใŠ้Žใ”ใ—ใงใ—ใ‚‡ใ†ใ‹๏ผŸ…

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