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  • Provence: beyond the rosé

    Perhaps you may remember “A Good Year,” starring Russell Crowe, which includes a wine theme in its plot. The film features the countryside of the ...

  • 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 ...