Cuvée 2014 – We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat!

Last year was the first time I had a chance to attend the Cuvée Grand Tasting Gala and I decided then and there it was something worth marking the calendar for.  After a format change last year where the event went from an award ceremony to each winery bringing their “favorite” wine to pour at the event it has swelled from 40 wineries in 2013 to more than 50 in 2014!  It is physically impossible…

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Wine Review Extra – Sweet, Sparkling, Sensational!

I love this time of year.  Pretty much anytime past Labour day right until May long weekend.  My love for this time of year has nothing to do with the weather (especially this year) but winter is my favorite time to pack the car and head up the highway to wine country.  Simply put the roads are less crowded, and the wineries are less crowded  When you make your stop at your favorite winery they…

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New Years Resolutions a Simple List!

While I was back in Saskatchewan over the holidays I was presented with quite possibly the best New Years Resolution for 2014 by my former colleague and current morning show host at 980 CJME John Himpe.  2014 will be the year we should all vow to stop drinking bad wine!  I realize that drinking wine is subjective so we all have a slightly different idea of what makes a wine “bad”.  But to a certain…

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iYellow Wine Tour #4 – October 20, 2012

This past Saturday I had a chance to join the iYellow Wine Club on a tour of three wineries.  We stopped at Peninsula Ridge, Southbrook and Reif.  It was nice to be able to hop on a bus and not have to worry about driving around Niagara, especially since I am usually the one behind the wheel on my frequent excursions to wine country.  But there is much more to doing this sort of tour…

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