Celebrating Canadian Wine on Canada’s 150th Birthday

Celebration of Canada’s 150 Birthday is also a celebration of Canada’s world class wines. With several wine producing regions from coast to coast, Canada produces wines in many styles. Best known for production of premium icewine, Canada also produces world-class sparkling, white, rose, red, dessert and fortified wines. Our vine-growing regions stretch from the Atlantic... Read More

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: Peller Estates Family Series Riesling 2015 & Pan Seared Halibut

A fantastic patio sipper from Peller Estates Niagara vineyards. Dry and medium bodied, fruit forward with bright acidity. Aromas and flavours of ripe peaches, green apples, lemon drops and lime with a touch of minerality. Clean and crisp finish. Serve well chilled. Perfectly matched with grilled and pan seared fish and seafood with a splash of lemon juice. Tasted August 2016/91... Read More

Summer Sipping & Sizzling : Red Wines of Niagara & Grilled Steak

We Canadians love to cottage, grill and sip away our short summers and nothing says summer like perfectly charred, melt-in-your-mouth, juicy chunk of steak on a balmy summer evening and a glass of rich red to splash it down with. A perfect time to dig up some big reds out of your cellar. The smoky flavours in these big reds imparted by barrel aging work wonders with the charring... Read More

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: Peller Estates Private Reserve Gamay Noir & Sausage Pizza

A hidden gem from Peller Estates and the winner of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines, this well-crafted, elegant Gamay Noir is bursting with aromas and flavours of ripe black cherries and blackberries, a touch of black pepper and soft, well integrated tannins. Medium in body, dry and fruit-forward, closes in a long, lingering earthy-toned finish.... Read More