A deeper look at Spain, Chile and South Africa and their wines. For many of us, we have a preferred wine we love to drink and we don’t veer to far from that particular wine. For some it’s grape varietal- I know some people that only want Sauvignon Blanc, or Chardonnay, or others who want to drink only Italian wine. But with global warming, and the landscape of the wine industry shifting, there is so much more available to try and some great wine is being produced around the w
It’s always fun to take a drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL) and visit some of the local talent we have so close. I must admit I find myself frequenting the Beamsville Bench a lot more often than NOTL, but I was pleasantly surprised at the wines I discovered during my visit. Here is a run down of where I visited on my recent trip and what to look out for when you take your next visit. Dillon’s Distillers Dillon’s Distillery has been around for a few years now, they continue
The number one question I get from people is “what is your favourite wine?” and I kindly respond with “I don’t have one” (insert gasp and confusion here). This is because I am a huge fan of picking my wine to match my food, or vice versa. I believe there is a place for all styles of wine, depending on the occasion and the food you are eating, and personal preference of course! I am that person at restaurants who opens the wine list side by side my food menu and carefully cont
When you think about refreshing, dry white wine, there are usually to camps of thought, Chardonnay all the way, or Sauvignon Blanc is where it’s at. And while I can certainly understand why people sway one way or the other, I myself say yes to both! And, why not really? They are distinctly different, and have a unique profile that pairs so well different foods that both can be equally enjoyed, given the right pairing. First, let’s talk about the similarities..... Both of th
2013 Tawse Chardonnay: A Cool Climate Masterpiece If you are a Chardonnay drinker who typically reaches for a California Chard, I urge you to give this one a try, if you normally don't choose Chardonnay, you should still try this! Amazing complexity and balance. Tasting Notes: Rich and lush on the pallet, this is a medium bodied white wine, citrus and peach with notes of toasted almond, and a slight minerality. The oak is noticeable but in a tastefully restrained manor. What
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