Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012
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Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012

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Elaborated GRENACHE 75%, SYRAH 15%, MOURVÈDRE 5%, CINSAULT 5%. Aged for 4-6 years. Long finish. Dry, full-bodied and fruity. Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012 SAQ code: 11104041 Wine of the weekread more

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Heavier wine bottles appear more expensive, study says

                

From TodayOnline.com LONDON – Shoppers would be happy to pay more for a bottle of wine if it was heavier, a new study suggests. Despite the fact that all standard bottles contain the same 75cl of fluid, a survey of 150 people found that consumers believe heavier bottles are more expensive and contain higher-quality wine. […]read more

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Upcoming event: Niagara Wine Festival 2012

                

Don’t miss the 61st annual Niagara Wine Festival that begins Friday September 21, 2012 and runs through September 30. Winery tours, wine tasting, music concerts, food tasting will entertain you during that biggest wine festival in Canada. The main festivities are held at the Montebello Park, Downtown St. Catharines but it’s also recommended to include […]read more

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Bye bye Bordeaux, hello Rhône

                

A Wine Spectator survey asked : What is the biggest problem with French wine? The answer : an overwhelming 51 % said that price was the biggest problem! The Bordeaux and Burgundy regions are responsible for this unfavourable image. In the eighties the culprit was Burgundy, reaching record high prices with the 1988 vintage. Then, […]read more

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Rosé de St-Jacques 2011, Domaine St-Jacques

A beautiful rosé for the hot season. Elaborated in equal part from the Lucy Kulhmann and Maréchal Foch varietals, it will seduce you with its tannins and freshness. Aromas of raspberry and cherry. Definitely a rosé to adopt. Serve as an aperitif or with fish, poultry or pasta. Serving temperature: 10 ° C (50 °F) […]read more

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Wine of the Olympics

                

From the selection of wines that will be served during the Olympics, the Balfour Brut Rosé of Hush Heath Estate represents the only English wine that will be officially served. The Balfour Brut Rosé is grown on Hush Heath Estate from three classic Champagne grape varieties – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. English wine […]read more

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Lot18’s UK is now closed

                

The UK branch of of Lot18 is to close after only four months of operation in the UK. The supermarkets’ stranglehold on the UK market was too powerful for Lot18 to compete. UK’s Lot18 website is now closed. The following note can be read: “Lot18 has decided to close its operations in the UK, effictive […]read more

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Napa Valley iPad application

                

Plan to visit Napa Valley this summer? Make sure to review the Wine Spectator Napa Valley iPad application. It’s an updated and revised application… including new features for trip planner and articles on Napa Valley’s history, geography, and appellations. A missing featured from the previous version but now available… the interactive map help you better […]read more

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JAQK Cellars, a poker themed wine company

                

JAQK Cellars Founder Turns Love of Poker into Wine Label Poker has been one of the fastest rising games in the world over the last decade. Thanks largely in part to televised poker, millions of players have tried their luck with the game and some have went on to become big names in the poker […]read more

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Upcoming event: “Oh Canada” at Inniskillin! Canada Day Celebrations

                

From Great Estates of Niagara JULY 1st – 4th FOUR FABULOUS DAYS OF CELEBRATING CANADA Wave the flag!! Savour BBQ flavours that highlight Canadian Cuisine!! Sip Canadian VQA Wine from our outdoor Wine Bar!! Relax in a Muskoka Chair!! Watch fireworks amidst our vineyards!! (July 1st only at dusk) Come and join us, eh!! Inniskillin’s […]read more

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Upcoming event: Niagara New Vintage Festival 2012

                

The Niagara New Vintage Festival 2012, from June 16 to June 24, 2012 in Niagara, Ontario. Winery tours, new vintage tastings, outdoor activities and tailgate party . For more information, visit Niagara Wine Festival website. cvs Activ8read more

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All Lafite bottles to carry Prooftag

                

From Decanter Chateau Lafite Rothschild has said all bottles from the 2009 vintage will use Prooftag anti-fraud seals. prooftag Prooftag is a capsule seal with a 13-numbered code authenticating individual bottles. Carruades de Lafite, the property’s second wine, will use the same system from the 2010 vintage, as will any earlier vintages coming direct from […]read more

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