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ATTENTION SAUVIGNON FANS

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Nederburg is a huge South African winery with little or no reputation, and dated labels. Easy to ignore. But it can be a mistake when you’re looking for good, solid wine at a reasonable price....

NIAGARA VINHO VERDE!

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A lot of us drink Vinho Verde in summer because it’s high on refreshment, and low in alcohol. And the feeling is fun – shades of lemonade! Right now I’m having a Vinho Verde-like experience...

THE RETURN of ENTRE-DEUX-MERS

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Entre-Deux-Mers (white Bordeaux) was all the rage in the early days of Ontario’s discovery of wine. I think it cost $4.95 in stores, and $12.95 at restaurants. The Chardonnay boom put an end to it,...

PUT SOME ESMERALDA IN YOUR LIFE

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Esmeralda is a blend of wine’s two ‘perfumey’ grapes – Muscat and Gewürztraminer, fermented in a low-alcohol, off-dry style. The experience is mainly about delicacy, charm and tranquility. No need for food, nor conversation –...