Wine Picks

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

EXCELLENT LOCAL BISTRO RED

EXCELLENT LOCAL BISTRO RED

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The biggest challenge for local winemakers is getting people to understand and enjoy wines with an ‘edge’. A tangy dryness. The style most popular…

A MUST RIESLING BUY

A MUST RIESLING BUY

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A MUST, MUST BUY FOR RIESLING FANS! If one still needed proof that Ontario makes some of the best Dry Riesling, here it is….

UNDER $10 SUMMER BUYS #3

UNDER $10 SUMMER BUYS #3

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THE PERFECT SUMMER REFRESHER Two things I look for in summer whites are high voltage refreshment, and low alcohol. Quenching thirst without getting wasted….

UNDER $10 SUMMER BUYS #2

UNDER $10 SUMMER BUYS #2

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THE PERFECT SUMMER SIPPING WHITE For me, some summer moments call for ‘lazy-feeling’ whites with flavours suggestive of sun-filled days on a tropical island….

Under $10 Summer Buys #1

Under $10 Summer Buys #1

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THE PERFECTLY-PRICED SUMMER RED Here’s the answer to “what’s a good cheap red for Summer parties/BBQs/cottage time?” If you enjoy a wine that’s not…

Wine for the BBQ

Wine for the BBQ

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THE BBQ SEASON Now that its the grilling season, I started thinking about the smoky flavours in South African reds. But I stumbled on…