Wine Picks

Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

FOR THE LOVE of LOLO

FOR THE LOVE of LOLO

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Albarino is quickly becoming the hot new white grape so better get with it! It’s a natural follow-up to Sauvignon or Pinot Grigio as…

WELCOME RIESLING SEASON

WELCOME RIESLING SEASON

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Now that we’re experiencing warm, sunny weather, my thoughts have turned to Riesling. Among other things of course. Cave Spring Winery was an Ontario…

FOOD ROSES

FOOD ROSES

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FOOD ROSES  FROM SOUTH OF FRANCE and a NEW STAR FROM PORTUGAL There is almost as much diversity in Rosé as in red or…

A Pair of Jacks

A Pair of Jacks

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Regular readers will know that I’m a huge Bruce Jack fan. He’s totally committed to his wines, his county and to telling us to…

WINE FOR ASPARAGUS

WINE FOR ASPARAGUS

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Sauvignon and asparagus are springtime high energy soulmates. Santa Rita nails the experience with its zingy Sauvignon. A little richness tempers the wildness creating…

MOST DELICIOUS RED!

MOST DELICIOUS RED!

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Most wine drinkers tend to belong to either the ‘easy drinking’ or the ‘give me something interesting’ camp, with little cross-over. However, every now…