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Chardonnay Reserve Mission Hill Family Estate 2006 | Wine of the Week


This 100% Chardonnay from the Canadian winery Mission Hill Family Estate is elegant and harmonious. A rich nose that exhibits peach, pineapple, pear and vanilla aromas. A mouth full of flavors, fresh and rounded where the citrus, coconut and oak flavors are been added to the aromas from the nose. A lively acidity that lead […]read more

Wine video gallery – Château Lafite Rothschild


Located in Northern Medoc on the prestigious Pauillac appellation, Lafite Rothschild was very early considered as the first of the firsts in the history of Bordeaux wines, even before the official classification of 1855. This fame comes partially from Thomas Jefferson’s written work, then United States Ambassador to France, after he had travelled across the […]read more

Icewine – its origin and secrets


By definition, an Icewine is a dessert wine produced from harvested frozen grape. Icewines are mostly elaborated from white wine but can also be made from red wine and from sparkling wine. Icewines have a strong sugar concentration. This sugar concentration is possible by separating the frozen water of the juice. Waiting for the right […]read more

Finca Flichman Malbec 2008 | Wine of the Week


Hard to find better on the market. This Finca Flichman Malbec is your best bet under $8. A purple color and a very aromatic nose for this Malbec from Argentina. Ripe fruits, plum and oak aromas. You will be charmed by its full-bodied mouth, its strong tannins and its woody and ripe fruits flavors. A […]read more

Wine video gallery – Château D’Yquem


Being the absolute and unquestioned king of mellow wines, the Château d’Yquem imposes deeply its character to the Sauternes Appellation, set high up on its hillock in the heart of scenery which could as well be located in Tuscany. Subtle balance in between the 14th and the 17th century, d’Yquem remains a wonder to visit […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Marlborough


Marlborough wine region, New Zealand Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island. Marlborough is a unitary authority, both a region and a district, and its council is located at Blenheim. Marlborough is known for its dry climate, the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and Sauvignon Blanc wine. […]read more

Upcoming event – Cuvée Weekend 2010, Niagara


Don’t miss the Cuvée Weekend, the red carpet celebration of excellence in Ontario winemaking, next February 19 to 21 2010. Join the “Oscars” of the Ontario wine industry where the winemakers select the winners, guests mingle with the stars of the Ontario wine and food scene and travel the Niagara wine route for special tastings […]read more

Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot 2006 | Wine of the Week


From the producer of the Wine Spectator’s 2009 #1 wine, Columbia Crest delivers a classic Merlot with this “Grand Estates” series. The Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot 2006 is mainly elaborated from Merlot 85% but also from Syrah 7%, Cabernet Franc 5% and Cabernet Sauvignon 3%. The oak feature a quarter of new French and […]read more

Wine video gallery – Château Margaux


There is no doubt Margaux embodies pure precision, finesse and elegance. Not only thanks to its wines but also to its so stylish neo Palladian architecture it owes to the Marquis de la Colonilla, this “Versailles of the Médoc” counts among these well bred and sensual legendary growths, brilliantly crafted according to its age-old tradition. […]read more

2010 soccer World Cup to increase South Africa’s wine global sales


South Africa’s wine industry expects increased global sales in 2010 due to the 2010 soccer World Cup to be held in June 2010. Sector experts are predicting an increase in sales even the rand currency is stronger. The soccer World Cup will bring something like 450 000 tourists in South Africa. These tourists are likely […]read more


Wine score sheet – How to take wine tasting notes


The wine score sheet allow us to capture tastes, comments and to push our wine analysis a step further while doing a wine tasting. Vinivino wine review tool is build to capture the essential elements of each different wine tasting steps. Each wine review entered by you or by other Vinivino members are accessible anytime. […]read more

Mark your calendar for the Niagara Icewine Festival


The heat is on for the 15th Niagara Icewine Festival. The event will be held from January 15 to 31 in Niagara, Ontario. From winery tours, icewine tastings, outdoor activities and gala night, the Festival is geared up to provide some memorable icewine experiences. 3 weekends to celebrate the Ontario’s award winning Icewines. Get your […]read more

Wine video gallery – Château Cheval Blanc


Located on the most beautiful terroir of the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Appellation, the Château Cheval Blanc is considered as a real star. First Classified Growth in the “A” category, this estate offers beautiful and extremely distinguished wines, thanks to its outstanding quality standards. These wines have proved a tremendous success with wine lovers as well […]read more

Wine video gallery launch


Visit and discover the most prestigious Châteaux! Here is what we now offer you with our new video section. In collaboration with Millésima, we open you the doors of the greatest grands crus. It’s like been there. Discover the greatest properties, the most prestigious names and people behind these wonderful wines. Video, producer information and […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Napa Valley


Napa Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Napa County, California, USA. Napa Valley is considered one of the top wine regions in the United States and the world with a history dating back to the nineteenth century. The combination of Mediterranean climate, geography and geology of the valley are conducive to growing […]read more

La Vieille Ferme Rouge Côtes du Ventoux 2007 | Wine of the Week


The famille Perrin, producer of the excellent Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape, is constant in the elaboration of the La Vieille Ferme Rouge Côtes du Ventoux 2007. In fact, year after year, this blend made of Grenache 50%, Syrah 20%, Carignan 15% and 15% Cinsault offers a great value. From a nice purple color, the nose […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Oregon


The state of Oregon in the United States has established an international reputation for its production of wine. Oregon has several different growing regions within the state’s borders which are well-suited to the cultivation of grapes; additional regions straddle the border between Oregon and the states of Washington and Idaho. Wine making dates back to […]read more

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne | Wine of the Week


A real champagne’ classic! The Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne. A Brut non vintage champagne made of between 50% and 55% Pinot Noir, between 15% and 20% Pinot Meunier and between 28% and 33% Chardonnay. The outcome showcases a golden-yellow color champagne with fine and tiny bubbles. On the nose, white fruits, dried fruits and […]read more

Wine vending machine at supermarkets


Break time? Why don’t you stop by the vending machine to grab a wine bottle. Next May 2010, close to 100 supermarkets from Pennsylvania are expected to get vending machines to sell wine. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has approved grocery store to sell wine via vending machine. Each vending machine can carry up to […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Rioja


Wine regions of Rioja, Spain In Spain, wineries are commonly referred to as bodegas though this term may also refer to a wine cellar or warehouse. For quite some time, the Rioja wine industry has been dominated by local family vineyards and co-operatives that would buy the grapes and make the wine. Some bodegas would […]read more


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