Vintages Picks

FALL DAYS IN A GLASS

FALL DAYS IN A GLASS

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For me no red wine feels more Fallish than Chianti. Especially one that’s had about five years in-bottle. Not only do you get the…

Thanksgiving Wines

Thanksgiving Wines

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Gatherings will be smaller than usual this year, but perhaps more ‘Thanksgiving’ than ever. I’m certainly thankful to be living in Canada at this…

NO CHAMPAGNE, NO WORRIES!

NO CHAMPAGNE, NO WORRIES!

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I’m sure you’ve heard that a dockers strike, or something, has meant that the LCBO shelves are getting low on Champagne. First Covid, now…

THE AMPHORA EXPERIENCE

THE AMPHORA EXPERIENCE

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Clay amphoras were to the ancient Greeks what the oak barrel is to winemakers today. A vessel for storing and ageing wine. Portugal is…

THE GOOSEBERRY THING

THE GOOSEBERRY THING

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When I started reviewing wines Sauvignon Blanc was barely a player, and the only editions hailed from the north West of France. Some of…