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  • Raving about Rioja

    The region is not particularly different from its neighbours in the band stretching across north and central Spain from the Atlantic to the ...

  • In storied wine country

    Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the village, is quite a tiny place with a population of a couple of thousand people. It is the sort of pristine French ...

  • Decoding sherry

    Lactones are a class of flavour compounds which are abundant in both dried figs and fino sherry. Foods flavoured with vanilla or cinnamon pair ...

  • More to Sherry than you think

    “Oh, sherry … that stuff,” you may well say. We don’t get many authentic sherry wines in these parts. We are mostly used to the sweeter ...

  • Taking the hot and the cold

    As nice as the weather is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, no one is going to mistake the place for Provence with its 200+ days of sun each year. In terms ...

  • More fine wines from Finger Lakes

    Note: due to an editorial error, the first part of this two-part series did not run last week. It will appear on Sept. 12. The nature of ...

  • Sipping local offerings

    There are a few pioneers with vines planted here on the Avalon and in the central part of the island. I can imagine there might be a few more ...

  • Fresh from France

    It nonetheless remains a strong supplier to local wine-lovers, especially in the fine wine end of the market.With all these French wines ...

  • Chateau Nova Scotia

    There is at least one more part of Canada that increasingly needs to be considered in conversations about national wine production. Our ...

  • From Europe, with love

    Hungary is most famous for its sweet Tokaji wines which, at various times, graced the royal courts of Europe. For those of the right age, it is ...