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Limited Edition Weir Family Vineyard 2012 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

Where will my palate take me today? Sommelier’s Perspective

In honour of Ontario Wine Week, my palate has been dedicated to tasting various Ontario wines throughout the week.

Prince Edward County, Wine & Dogs

Long Dog Winery in Milford is a must visit for lovers of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as this is their focus. Finding that the terroir of their land is similar to Burgundy, Victoria and her ...

Nine Karlo Estates wines were tasted at the May OWEC night.

You always have to have wine in your glass: Sommelier’s Perspective

The Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) tasting in May was a wonderful evening. Winemaker Richard Karlo and his partner Sherry Martin from Karlo Estates located in the Prince Edward County (PEC) wine region of Ontario presented ...

Thanksgiving, White or Red? Oakville’s Sommelier

Both white and red wines can make wonderful pairings for your Thanksgiving dinner! Choose light to medium bodied wines to avoid overwhelming your turkey and trimmings. Rose and sparkling wines make great aperitifs, and they can ...

Reif Estate Winery

Niagara River, Reif, Wine Tasting

In September the Ontario Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) enjoyed a presentation from one of the most established wineries in the Niagara Peninsula wine region, Reif Estate Winery. With 13 generations of experience dating back to the ...

Beamsville Bench

Wine, Bench, Beamsville: Sommelier’s Perspective

Last week I took two tour guide friends from the U.S. to one of my favourite places in the Niagara Peninsula wine region, the Beamsville Bench. Their big question was about the bench, what is ...

Dr. Konstantin Frank 2012 Dry Riesling

Summer, Finger Lakes, Wine: Oakville Sommelier

This past week of summer found me traveling through the Finger Lakes of New York State visiting friends and the winery of Dr. Konstantin Frank. Located on the west side of Keuka Lake, this winery ...

Summer, Wine Tasting, Drinks: Oakville Sommelier

Where has summer taken you for wine tasting this season? Whether it is local, afar, your cottage deck, kitchen or dining room table at home, tell me what you are drinking! I love to goLOCAL ...

Beamsville Bench Vineyard Trail

Beamsville, Trails and Grazers: Oakville Sommelier

June 1st was the first day of the fifth annual Graze the Bench event in Beamsville, a celebration of area wineries with local chefs preparing the food and bands supplying the grooves. This was also ...

VQA, Ontario Appellations and Varietals: Oakville Sommelier

I recently presented an overview of Ontario VQA wines for the Oakville Newcomer’s Club Wine Group night. We tasted a variety of wines, mostly Niagara Peninsula VQA: Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Baco Noir, Cabernet Franc, ...

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