Recently, I was asked to recommend a red wine to pair with popular BBQ foods. Although the flavours of burgers, steak, sausages, chicken, grilled corn and ribs are completely different, the wine selection doesn’t need to be. My ideal choice is Pinot Noir, the quintessentially versatile red wine to enjoy […]
Shari’s Picks for August!
Inflation is affecting most of us. Food, clothing and fuel prices are up. I was not surprised to hear concerns within the wine industry about imported wine prices increasing in Ontario. Last month, LCBO announced new freight rates for imported wines. In some cases, rates for imported wines are doubling. […]
Shari’s Easter Picks 2022
Easter and family gatherings are synonymous! Selecting, preparing and serving food can be challenging enough. I will help by selecting five readily available, dry wines that should pair well with most typical Easter meals. There is a bonus! All have a small discount until April 24. First up is a […]
Shari’s Picks for March!
Did you know there are wine days every month of the year? Wine days are a thing. International Riesling Day is on March 13. The Wines of Germany has declared this day as the official birthday for Riesling. According to a cellar log, the earliest recorded sale occurred March 13, […]