Wine Picks

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

Tasting Malivoire Wines

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A few days ago I celebrated Martin Malivoire Day – my annual get together/tasting with the owner of one of Niagara’s top wineries (and…

Vintages June 6, 2009

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THE LOW DOWN: Dry Rosé is the feature and I’m recommending five wines including a great-value local from Tawse Estate. My picks are novel…

Creekside Shiraz

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Local Shiraz is very different from Little Penguin. Creekside winery is the master of local Shiraz and if you get a chance to visit…

Bye Bye Bonnet

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My longest running recommendation, Chateau Bonnet White Bordeaux, is no longer available at the LCBO. Too bad, because it stood head and shoulders above…

Local Asparagus Season

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They’re up, they’re in the stores and they’re at your local market. Home-grown asparagus is one of my favourite local produce and it tastes…

Artisanale Café & Bistro

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If you’re in Guelph area, check out and celebrate Ontario Terrior at Artisanal café & bistro. Over the next few weeks they’re featuring organic…