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The DIY side of The Studio, offering tips and tutorials on WordPress web design and maintenance, blogging, social media, and online trends. Subscribe and get the ebook, Secure Your WordPress Website.

Tasting Room Confidential

News, reviews, wine, beer, spirits, food pairing and travel tips for British Columbia, California, Washington, Michigan, and Virginia wine country. Plus, other stuff.


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Mari is located in Vancouver, BC, where you can meet her in person, or….thanks to the magic of Skype, Mari can work with anyone in the world !

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We help clients take an idea and turn it into Internet marketing genius! 

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Blogsite Studio on YouTube

Mari Kane’s Blogsite Studio channel is all about WordPress, blogging and internet marketing. If you want to blog or build a website on WordPress, this is the best channel to subscribe to.


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Hybrid Wines Are Cooler Than Ever – Edible Vancouver & Wine Country, High Summer 2019

BACK OFF, AUTOMAKERS. Hybrids are not just for cars. They also make excellent wines. Hybrids are the viticultural equivalent of Old World meets New World, or specifically, when the species Vitis vinifera meets Vitis riparia. Hybrid vines offer the best of both worlds: European style and distinction combined with North American tolerance and hardiness.

You make me feel natural wine

Natural wine may sound like the hottest trend since the screwcap, but it’s actually the world’s oldest winemaking technique, rediscovered. Let organic or biodynamically grown grapes ferment in their own wild yeast, soak long in their skins, age in neutral oak, then bottle it with particulates included…

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The Joy of Joining BC Wine Clubs – Edible Vancouver & Wine Country, Summer 2018

I used to think that being a member of a wine club wasn’t my style. When I lived in Sonoma County, California, I had no use for a club since I was practically swimming in wine. But all those perceptions evaporated when my husband and I joined our first wine club in 2012.

Hemp Seed in Edible Vancouver

Hemp Seed: High Protein That Won’t Make You High – Edible Vancouver, Winter 2017

When I first discovered the power of the hemp seed back in the mid-1990s, its shell had yet to be cracked, which meant eating hemp usually filled your teeth with green plant matter. Thanks to modern dehulling technology, the heart of the hemp seed has since been freed from its shell.


And now, Cinemagraphs!


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