Cuvée 2016

Cuvée 2016

The Cuvée Grand Tasting 2016 took place March 5th at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. Every year I set out with the goal of tasting every wine at the event and every year I fall short. This year there were 48 wines in attendance. This year was also interesting because we are starting to see the warm vintage red wines from 2012 fade into the rear view mirror and we are really starting to see what…

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Wine Review February 12, 2012 – Valentine’s Day Dine In or Out? 2009 Riverview Cellars Angelina’s Reserve Chardonnay – 2010 Norman Hardie County Cabernet Franc

If you still haven’t made plans for Valentine’s Day do not fret I am here to help you.  It’s not too late to pick up some chocolate and great Pinot Noir from last week’s Wine Review (click here).  Now I have a couple of great wines and options for you this week.  I love to cook and put together a fantastic meal built around a great Chardonnay.  I have also found a restaurant that has…

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Wine Review January 22, 2012 – Icewine Extravaganza! 2007 Inniskillin Vidal, 2010 Inniskillin Sparkling Vidal, 2008 Sue-Ann Staff Cabernet Franc

Oh Icewine, the REAL signature of Ontario (alongside Baco Noir, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay…)  It is the time of year when the ground is frozen and so are the grapes.  The harvest for the 2011 vintage took place for most wineries around the New Year, with some big challenges courtesy of mother nature.  But while we wait until next to see this years icewines there are some exceptional bottles on the shelf from past years….

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