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, […]
Shari’s Dry Picks for January.
With the busy holiday season behind us, January gives us an opportunity to reflect and set goals for the New Year. As a result, many will moderate or slow their wine consumption habits this month. Others will look for healthier options. Any many will be taking a look at their […]
Shari’s Comfort Wine Picks for November.
The cooler nights and shorter days mark the season for comfort foods. So whether that might be my husband’s favourite, shepherd’s pie, or ribs, stews or grilled cheese sandwiches, we all have our favourites! Is “comfort wine” a thing? I think so! Just like food, it means comfort and familiarity […]
Shari’s LCBO Online Pick – AERENA Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
I was lucky enough to try the very delicious AERENA Red Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 recently. This is an outstanding example of California Cabernet Sauvignon. And at $23.70, it is great value! Cabernet Sauvignon is a signature varietal from California. There are many great examples, however few are below $30 a bottle. Quite […]