Tag: Redwine

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Shari’s Picks for November

Sweater weather is here. Like it or not, chilly days and long nights are back. Gone, for now, is the need for the light, crisp wines of summer. Now begins the transition to wines with more body, structure and richness. Since I like to try wines with a few years […]

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Shari’s Picks for October!

The beautiful rhapsody of fall colours paves the way for our annual fall feast, Canadian Thanksgiving. This occasion is a wonderful opportunity to gather with family and friends and share an extensive meal. A traditional Thanksgiving meal at my house is a myriad of diverse food and flavours. The dinner […]

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Shari’s Picks for July!

I had the honour of judging at the annual Ontario Wine Awards in May. Tony Aspler, leading wine writer, author and Canada’s self-proclaimed “evangelist for wine”, created this competition in 1995. He has turned over his annual wine competition to the trusted care of George Brown. Understandably at 83, Tony […]

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Shari’s Picks for June!

Summer and sunny days are here! June kicks off the peak wedding and BBQ seasons, and let’s not forget Father’s Day! Weddings and sparkling wines go hand in hand. Sparkling wines made in France are called Champagne or Crémant. Crémant is made outside the Champagne region using similar techniques. Since […]