Crisp Whites for Summer Sipping

The summer is finally here and the soaring temperatures call for chilled, crisp & thirst quenching whites, made for hot, lazy days of summer. The world is full of such light and fruity cool climate whites, with brilliant natural acidity and steely nature. Their ability to match vast array of dishes makes them an exceptionally versatile food partner and a perfect summer patio... Read More

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: Henry of Pelham Estate Riesling & Crispy Potato Pierogies

Lively, just off-dry Riesling, crafted with the grapes grown at the estate’s oldest vineyards’ on the Short Hills Bench in Ontario’s Niagara. Fresh and fruity with crisp acidity. Bursting with aromas and flavours of white peaches, green apples and lime zest with a touch of minerality and petrol on the long, clean finish. VINTAGES#: 557165, $17.95. Tasted January 2016/91... Read More

Wine Pairing for Grilled Lamb: Les Dauphins Côtes Du Rhône Reserve Red

Traditional Côtes du Rhône red blend from Cellier Des Dauphins. Vinified with 80% Grenache, 15 % Syrah and a touch of Mourvèdre. Medium bodied, fruit forward and dry, it’s bursting with aromas and flavours of ripe summer fruit, a touch of spice, subtle floral notes and smooth, silky tannins. Closes in an earthy, medium finish. Perfect party wine, great paired with succulent... Read More

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: Rutherford Ranch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon & CRUSTED RACK OF LAMB

Full-bodied with firm tannic structure, this is a big Californian Cab with great ageing potential. Deep, intense and concentrated, it’s bursting with aromas and flavours of ripe black cherries and blackberries. Matured in French oak for two years, it displays great depth and finesse with plenty of weight. It closes in a very long tobacco-toned finish. Perfectly matched with... Read More

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: Ferrari Giulio Ferrari Riserva del Fondatore 2002 & Sinfully Creamy Pasta Carbonara

  The most awarded Italian Sparkling Wine crafted with chardonnay grapes exclusively, comes with effortless elegance, unbeatable complexity and unique aging ability. Bursting with tropical aromas and flavours of ripe pineapple, creamy honey, a whiff of white floral notes and great minerality. Lingering white chocolate notes and an incredible complexity due to a ten-year maturation... Read More