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  • Savvy Care Packages Are Like Taking a Wine Tour at Home

    Summer is wine tour season – nothing beats a perfect summer day, rolling from vineyard to vineyard, tasting your way through each winemaker’s offerings, discovering new favourites and maybe getting a peek at where the behind-the-scenes magic happens. While the winemakers are all looking forward to welcoming everyone back when pandemic restrictions lift, they have ...
  • Ontario Chardonnay is Shining Bright

    One of our favourite wines is celebrated on May 21st – International Chardonnay Day. It’s a special day devoted to a grape that thrives in Canada’s cooler growing conditions. In fact, several Canadian Chardonnay wines have been getting international recognition in recent years for their outstanding quality. For the past 10 years, one of the ...
  • Pet-Nat Wine 101

    By Shirley Roy, Savvy Sommelier These fresh and vibrant bubbly wines are popping up at many of our favourite Ontario vineyards. Pet-Nat is short for ‘pétillant naturel’, the French name for natural sparkling wine. Like all natural wines, Pet-Nat is fermented with wild yeast in the air. It is bottled before fermentation is complete, which traps ...
  • The Rosé Report – July 2019

    ~ The Rosé Report ~July 2019 Edition Thank you for ordering a Rosé Deck Party Pack.  You are in for a treat with these refreshing Rosés!  Again, this month, our team of Savvy Sommeliers have done the ‘tough work’.  We’ve been sipping & sampling the latest Rosé wines made across Ontario & have hand-picked the ones to be featured in this ...
  • The Rosé Report – June 2019

    ~ The Rosé Report ~June 2019 Edition Finally, the sun is out and we’ve stopped talking about the long winter we endured! Enjoy every moment of sunshine this summer on your deck or dock with a glass of Rosé wine in hand.  Again, this month, our team of Savvy Sommeliers have done the ‘tough work’.  We’ve been sipping & ...