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This article was published 3/5/2008 (3035 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Well, today's the last day of the Winnipeg Wine Festival, and it's been a blast so far. Thursday was the Gala dinner, with each course paired with two different wines. The combinations were almost as interesting and entertaining as Master of Ceremonies Rod Black, his second go-round in such a capacity.There were some fabulous items won in both the live and silent auctions: special/large format/signed bottles, trips to wine regions, chefs cooking for you in your backyard, etc.Yesterday was the first of the three larger public tastings at the Winnipeg Convention Centre, and I only ran around for about the last 45 minutes tasting wine, as it was also my brother's 30th birthday. I also figured that since I'd be around the WCC all day today, I'd have plenty of opportunities to get to a lot of wines.So, having said that, let's update the numbers, shall we?Number of wines sampled Thursday = 10Number of wines sampled yesterday = 18Number of wines sampled this week = 98Guess at the number of wines I'll sample today = 70Number of photos I got of my brother singing Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" with a cover band last night = 6