Harvest Ontario – iYellow Wine Club

Harvest Ontario – iYellow Wine Club

Someone found a new favorite wine on November 5th. At the Great Hall in Toronto sixteen wineries arrived to share a piece of the harvest with the city. I had never been to the great hall but the venue was great for a walk around tasting. The iYellow crew really pulled off a fantastic event. The best thing about having wineries come to the city is for many of us we fall into a rut…

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Eye on Taste Local – VQApalooza

The LCBO has been working over the past couple years to tweak the campaign that was once known as “Go Local”.  Last year the promotion was called “Shine On”, and let’s face it the name just didn’t quite pop even though the wine selection was very good.  This year the campaign definitely hits closer to the mark as it’s called “Taste Local”.  You will notice over thirty new Ontario wines hit LCBO shelves between September…

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Wine Review September 18, 2011 – Reif Vidal – Vintage Ink Cabernet Merlot

2010 Reif Vidal – LCBO 111781 – $9.95 – It is not often that you see Vidal on it’s own in a table wine.  A couple weeks ago I recommended the Southbrook Connect White which is also a Vidal.  Typically you see the hearty Vidal grape used for Ice Wine, so it is nice to see it on it’s own.  This is a wine that is a little higher in acid and quite dry.  The…

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