Tag Archive "pinot-noir"

Champagne with a raspberry

Celebrating Sparkling Wine and You!

Today’s wine column is dedicated to You, dear readers of Oakville News! With readership cracking the million view mark and around 3,000 followers on both Twitter and Facebook, Oakville News thanks You!

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.

Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club

Go South Young Wine Drinker…

The warmest and southern-most wine producing area in Canada, Pelee Island, makes some good wine! The Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) kicked off the year with an entertaining, delightful and delicious presentation from Pelee Island Winery.

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 ...

Creekside Estate Winery

A Relaxed Summer Afternoon in the Twenty Valley

This past week I stopped by Creekside Estate Winery to taste wine and find out what’s new. First taste, their 2011 “The Trad” a Traditional Method Sparkling Wine, a mix of 56% Pinot Noir and ...

Graze the Bench Pass

Music, Food and Wine on the Beamsville Bench: Oakville Sommelier

Graze the Bench 2014, a 2-day celebration of wine produced on the Beamsville Bench viticultural area of Ontario, began last Saturday with a glorious day of weather, live bands, food and wine pairings at 8 ...

KEW Vineyards

Wine in the Valley: Oakville Sommelier

I was wowed by recent visits to a few wineries in Niagara’s Twenty Valley Wine Country and let me tell you why: Outstanding Wine and Customer Service!

Antioxidants, Flavonoids, Aphrodisiacs

It has been touted for years that wine is good for your heart health. This claim has to do with the antioxidants and flavonoids found mostly in red wine. You may have heard of resveratrol, ...

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc: Oakville Sommelier

This week I was reminded of what a tremendous gem we have in the Niagara Peninsula wine region of Ontario as I revisited the Niagara College Teaching Winery (NCTW) – Wine Visitor + Education Center, ...

Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!

Bubbly, Sparklers, Stars! Sommelier’s Perspective

Champagne is a great beverage choice for ringing in the new year! This particular bubbly must be produced from grapes grown in one of the five wine regions of Champagne which are located about 90 ...

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