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Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon Valle de Aconcagua 2008 | Wine of the Week


The Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon Valle de Aconcagua 2008 is made of Cabernet Sauvignon 85% and Cabernet Franc 15%. Simply elegant. Complex aromas of plum, cherry and a touch of vegetal. On the palate, spicy, dark chocolate and plum aromas. This wine has firm tannins and a long finish. Paired it with roasted red meats, game, […]read more


Malbec Achaval Ferrer Mendoza 2009 | Wine of the Week


A nice 100% Malbec from Argentina. Made from 50+ years old vines, this Malbec Achaval Ferrer Mendoza 2009 will charm you with its fruity, spicy and floral aromas. On the palate, round and generous tannins. A harmonious wine that showcases fruity notes. Paired it with roasted red meats, duck and goose. Serving temperature: 16-18 ° […]read more


Foster’s Wine Business Worth $3.3 Billion


Foster’s Group Ltd., Australia’s biggest brewer, may attract bids from buyout firms for its wine business worth A$3.5 billion ($3.3 billion), according to analysts at Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch unit. Foster’s Group rejects proposal “The Board of Directors of Foster’s Group Limited (Foster’s) has received an unsolicited expression of interest from an international […]read more


Mouton Cadet Bordeaux 2007 | Wine of the Week


A wine that doesn’t need much presentation. The well-known Mouton Cadet Bordeaux is a Bordeaux blend made of 65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. Both 2007 and 2008 vintages are currently available. A good occasion to compare both vintages. Matured between 12 to 18 months, the color is deep garnet-red. On the […]read more


Cabernet Sauvignon Les Piliers Michel Gassier 2006 | Wine of the Week


A powerful Cabernet Sauvignon. Its color is dark, almost garnet. The nose is complex with aromas of ripe red fruits, cigar and vanilla. On the palate, it’s a rich and opulent red wine. Toasted notes and paprika flavors. Enjoy with grilled BBQ steak, lamb and bison. It will also be a good match with strong […]read more


First New York’ restaurant to use an iPad as its Wine List Menu


With a wine list of more than 700 selections… finding the perfect bottle of wine could take up all diner long. The South Gate restaurant, New York has found the perfect solution, an iPad Wine List. Browse the entire wine list of the restaurant on an iPad. I have not a chance to experience that […]read more


Sauvignon Blanc Sula Vineyards Nashik 2008 | Wine of the Week


A must-try Sauvignon Blanc. Also a first at the SAQ; a wine from India. This Sauvignon Blanc is from the region of Nashik, India. Its color is yellow straw. On the nose, it’s a fruity, floral white wine with some fresh cut grass notes. On the palate, a vivid wine with floral, citrus and some […]read more


Carmenère Vina Chocalan 2008 | Wine of the Week


The Carmenère Vina Chocalan 2008 has spicy and earthy notes mixed berries, vanilla, chocolate and coffee aromas. On the palate, the tannins are round and elegant. A well-balanced Carmenère rich in flavors. A long and fruity finish. A smart buy. Enjoy with lamb and cheeses. Serving temperature: 15-16 ° C (59-61°F) Ready to drink now […]read more


Swedish Hill Winery won the 2010 New York Governor’s cup


Swedish Hill captures New York’s wine trophy for the third time Tuesday. Their Riesling Cuvee sparkling was voted best wine. Sponsored by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, the contest is open to all of New York’s 280 wineries. 24 wine experts judge the wines. Sheldrake Point Vineyard took, on its part the best […]read more


Petit Chenin Ken Forrester 2009 | Wine of the Week


The Petit Chenin Ken Forrester 2009 is from the Stellenbosh region in South Africa. It’s a fresh wine made from 30 years old vines. 100% Chenin Blanc and hand harvested, this wine is bottled young to preserve all the freshest of the fruit. On the nose, ripe melon and lime aromas. On the palate, green […]read more


No6 Shiraz/Cabernet 2005 | Wine of the week


A wine for fruit lovers! A superb Australian with an enormous amount of ripe red fruit! A perfect wine to enjoy with grilled red meat. Read member reviews on the No6 Shiraz/Cabernet 2005 Photo credit: sheilaz413read more

Symphony Ironstone Obsession 2009 | Wine of the week


A great summer wine! Born from a cross between Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris that thrives in the mineral-rich soils of these two distinct regions. Floral and fruity nose, refreshing scent. Crispy in mouth and refreshing, the muscat give a touch of sweetness that is really pleasant! Drink fresh, at 9 – 10 °C. […]read more

Port of Montreal lockout, no wine short supply soon


As the Port of Montreal labour lockout enters its second day, we, wine lovers, can be reassured that there should not be wine short supply… at least not yet. In the event that there could be short supply, it’s will be the European wines that shall be affected. Other wines are reaching Montreal via terrestrial […]read more

Luciano Sandrone Dolcetto d’Alba 2008 | Wine of the Week


A nice dolcetto from Luciano Sandrone. The Dolcetto d’Alba 2008 features ripe fruits, spicy and vegetal aromas. On the palate, broad texture and suppleness. A fresh acidity, firm tannins and a long finish characterize this red wine. Pair with grilled sausages, veal and rabbit. Serving temperature: 15-16 ° C (59-61°F). Ready to drink now or […]read more


Champagne pre-date the French Revolution found on the Baltic seabed


Divers have found 30 bottles of champagne thought to pre-date the French Revolution on the Baltic seabed reported the BBC. When they opened one, they found the wine – believed to have been made by Clicquot (now Veuve Clicquot) between 1782 and 1788 – was still in good condition. The bottle – whose shape indicates […]read more

Vin Gris de Cigare rosé 2009 | Wine of the Week


The Vin Gris de Cigare rosé 2009 is the perfect rosé for these hot summer evenings. A Californian blend from Bonny Doon Vineyard made of Grenache Noir (83%), Grenache Blanc (10%), Roussanne (5%) and Cinsault (2%). The vintage 2009 is clearly lighter in color than the previous vintages. A salmon pink color that reminds the […]read more

d’Arenberg The Stump Jump White 2008 | Wine of the Week


d’Arenberg The Stump Jump White 2008 is a nice blend made of Riesling (55%), Sauvignon Blanc (17%), Marsanne (16%) and Rousanne (12%). It result a fruity and expressive wine. On the nose, fruits salad and lime notes are mixed with some floral aromas. On the palate, herbal and fruity notes. Well balanced. d’Arenberg reminds us… […]read more

Starbucks “Olive Way” to offer wine


Starbucks is renovating its location in Seattle. The new store will re-open this fall. In addition to the fact that customers will experience a stunning new exterior and interior, the new Starbucks “Olive Way” will offers wine. As part of the enhanced coffee experience and wine offering, Starbucks will also offer new premium foods as […]read more

Church Block 2008 | Wine of the Week


The Church Block 2008, a very nice blend made of Cabernet Sauvignon (47%), Shiraz (37%) and Merlot (15%). The color is deep red plum. The nose exhibits fruity and blackcurrant aromas. These aromas are also added with hints of eucalyptus, chocolate, minerals and spicy aromas. On the palate, it’s a complex wine with plums, spicy […]read more

Sud de France Worldwide Synchronized Wine Tasting – Conclusion


A great line up selected for this Sud de France Worldwide Synchronized Wine Tasting. This selection showcase the great diversity of Sud de France wine range which includes over 30 appellations and more than 60 Vins de Pays, all situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Thanks to Sud de France for this great Worldwide Synchronized Wine […]read more



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