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NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence
 

NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence

Wine Review: NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence Gosset Brut Excellenceis Champagne that is superior in almost every aspect. The wine is comprised of 36% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir (all from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards) and 19% Pinot Meunier. Gosset has been producing Champagne in Ay, France since 1584 granting them the bragging rights to […]

Video: The Wines of Southern Italy

16 September 2014

Video: The Wines of Southern Italy . Produced by the LCBO Broadcast Production Group, Jim Fitzpatrick takes us on a journey through the wine styles of Southern Italy. Beginning with the sun-baked beauty and unique wines of Sicily, this journey continues on the mainland through historic Campania and over to Apulia, the fertile region that forms […]

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Craggy Range and the Rock Star Vintage

12 September 2014

Last month, I was privileged to get a sneak peak at New Zealand’s Craggy Range 2013 vintage wines, including two from the exciting Gimblett Gravels region near Hawkes Bay.  According to Steve Smith MW, Craggy Range’s Wine and Viticulture Director, ‘it was the vintage of a generation.’ 

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Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Rye

10 September 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Ryé, Sicilia, Italy The 2011 Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Rye is a sweet dessert wine made from Zibibbo (Moscato d’Alessandria) grapes. It is a  well-balanced, round and pretty wine with a vivid personality. Amber in color with viscous textures; the aromas of brown sugar and ripe peaches are […]

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Summer Sippers: Tumbleweed Cocktail

06 September 2014

Summer Sippers: Tumbleweed Cocktail  Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of new cocktails embellished with fresh herbs from Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop garden and olive oil and lavender harvested from Oregon’s adored Red Ridge Farms.  

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Summer Sippers: Lavender Lemonade

04 September 2014

Summer Sippers: Lavender Lemonade Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of new cocktails embellished with fresh herbs from Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop garden and olive oil and lavender harvested from Oregon’s adored Red Ridge Farms. 

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Cornerstone Stepping Stone Cabernet Franc

02 September 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Cornerstone Stepping Stone Cabernet Franc, Napa Valley, California The 2011 Cornerstone Stepping Stone Cabernet Franc is another great wine from the Napa Valley. Plush and soft, it opens with red fruit flavors evolving into a palate of silky raspberry and tobacco with herb notes that play softly in the background. Give this […]

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