Ravine Vineyard 2011 Chardonnay VQA Liquid gold wild ferment with a lovely, smooth buttery and fresh-baked bread oakiness. Excellent example of cool climate chardonnay with a nice minerality showing. Citrus and melon accents. Crowd pleaser. Around $20, available at the winery.
Wine: Grange of Prince of Edward County Estate Gamay VQA Year: 2010 Alcohol: 13% Price: $14.95 direct from the winery Toto, I don’t think we’re in Beaujolais anymore! This week’s wine is a unique Gamay from the cool climate of Prince Edward County. It’s very tart – like barely ripened raspberries and red currants – […]
Well, Toronto Beer Week 2013 is happening once again and what better way to celebrate than running amok through the city dressed as old-timey bartenders. Yes, Jessica and I went for the gold in the costume competition and while we didn’t win the race, I think we’re all the better for being able to say […]
We recently had the honour and excitement of hosting our first event for a friend’s 30th birthday. While we each had done educational sessions on our respective beverages in the past, this was our first crack at a joint tasting lesson—and it went off smashingly! We decided on a slightly different set of match-ups beginning […]