With Canadian Thanksgiving in October, this is a wonderful time to reflect and enjoy the company of friends and family. We have so much be thankful for, and my family and I always look forward to this annual celebration. Large gatherings can be tricky to pair with a wine that […]
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Bodegas del Viento, Pinot Noir, 2016, Sierra de Arteaga, Mexico I love discovering new wines! During my most recent trip to Mexico, I was intrigued to see a 2016 Pinot Noir from Mexico for the equivalent of $45 Canadian, from a winery called Bodegas del Viento. A sticker on the […]
As we move away from the heat of the summer to the cool days of autumn, it is a great time to explore easy-drinking red wines. From Argentina, Trapiche PURE Malbec is a safe, crowd-pleasing, food-friendly red wine at an approachable price. I discovered Trapiche PURE Malbec at Vinexpo, the […]
Meet My New Favourite Kiwi! Helping to move New Zealand into the global pinot noir spotlight is the highly rated Grasshopper Rock Estate. Their delicious, award winning gem, Grasshopper Rock Earnscleugh Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016, was recently released at VINTAGES in Ontario! Viewed as one the top pinot noirs from New Zealand, it […]