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  • 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 & ...
  • The Rosé Report – May 2019

    ~ The Rosé Report ~May 2019 Did you know…Rosé wines can be made with any grape? Unlike shopping specifically for your favorite grape variety, allow yourself to discover a different style with Rosés. Select based on recommendations, price, colour in the bottle, pro reviews…or by the creative label! Our team of Savvy Sommeliers have done the ‘tough work’. We’ve ...
  • Malbec. Tango. Steak.

    I confess.  I have a glass of big bold Malbec red wine from Argentina beside me while I write this article.  What. A. Fabulous. Place.  The wines – both red & whites.  The steak.  The landscape.  The history.  I have told everyone since my trip that if you have the opportunity, jump on a plane ...
  • Bubbly & potato chips – my fav NYE pairing

    Prepping to ring in the New Year, I started to write a blog to share secrets about sparkling wine…and then I found this article on www.food52.com that was loaded with interested tidbits about champagne…some really interesting factoids that I did not know. So, grab a flute glass…err a wine glass (read more below), pop a cork & be ready to have ...
  • Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day!

    The third Thursday of November – today – is a milestone date in the wine world –wine stores have a special delivery of Beaujolais Nouveau wine. What is all the fuss about? Beaujolais Nouveau or ‘first wine’ is wine made from grapes that were picked in the most recent harvest.  By the time the bottles arrive at ...