Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Malivoire draws from the expertise of his winemakers (and their vineyards!); it’s a match made in heaven

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Thinking of a career as a winemaker at Malivoire Wine on the Beamsville Bench? You’d do well to include “vineyard owner” on your resume. Continue reading

The new wine releases from the appassimento-styled Foreign Affair winery, plus 2012 Stratus Chard, CSV Riesling 2010 from Cave Spring and Vineland’s Sauvignon Blancs

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Much has been said and continues to be said about the growing fleet of appassimento-style wines being made in Ontario. Continue reading

Thinking of buying the Parker-perfect Dominus Saturday at Vintages? Good luck with that. Might I suggest a fine Bachelder red Burgundy?

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The Vintages wine release on Saturday features some of California’s most collectible wines including the Robert Parker 100-point Dominus 2010 from Napa Valley ($171 per bottle). Continue reading

I love the smell of Riesling in the morning! Brock’s Experts Tasting tackles Ontario’s most important grape varieties in a retrospective tasting

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This is the most useless, obvious, ridiculous, innate, shallow, over-stated and silly statement I have ever made (and the bar is already pretty low on that, I’ll admit), but … Continue reading

Cuvée 2014, a celebration of Ontario’s most interesting wines according to the people who make them; top picks and favourites

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Wes Lowrey pours his Pinot Noir at Cuvee.

Cuvée 2014 has come and gone, a gala evening highlighted by Ontario’s top wineries showcasing what they feel is their winemakers’ most prized single wine (or at least what they wanted to present as a fine representation of what they do best). Continue reading