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Sangiovese & Eggplant Parmigiana

Tuscany can be found down the western coast of central Italy. Sangiovese is the main grape in the area, its name derives from sanguis Jovis, “the blood of Jove” . It ripens late in the season and needs a warm climate, which is why it works so well in Italy. Chianti is a wine that […]

Give Thanks ~ Ossobuco & Nebbiolo

It is that time of year in Canada where we gather with friends, family and loved ones to give thanks and share an autumn meal. This is one of my favourite celebrations, with harvest bursting at the seams, a bounty of good food, and especially the root vegetables by the bucket full. Somewhere in between […]

Harvest Season Food & Wine

A prairie girl at heart, I love harvest season. The colors of the fields, the trees, the leaves. The signal that the page is turning and a new chapter is about to begin. Some of my best memories from this time of year are friends sharing the bounty from their gardens. Soups, stews, carrot and […]

Carpa Vino – Wine Divergence

Issue One – Summer 2022 It is with much enthusiasm & pride I release the first issue of Carpa Vino! I wanted to create a BC magazine that presented primarily wine and a bit of cider & spirits through culture. Wine is a global product produced around the world and each region, area and place […]

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About Me

Trina Plamondon is the founder of Carpa Vino, a local company specializing in wine tastings & wine consulting. In her blog she helps others find the magic in wine in a way that is easy to understand and appreciate.

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