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  • Pass the Pinot, please

    These two grapes have their origins, and perhaps reach their zenith, in the vineyards of the Côte d’Or in Burgundy, France. There seems to be ...

  • Wines from the calf of Italy

    I spent a week in Ascoli Piceno province a half-dozen years ago and had the opportunity to become immersed in the wine, cuisine and culture of ...

  • Sweet and sensational

    One of the wine treats we tend to neglect through the year is sweet wines. A nice bottle of white with some fish, or a big red with our roast ...

  • Seasonal sipping

    Sales and exports of sparkling wines have surged over the past decade and longer. It seems we are finding many reasons to celebrate — not just ...

  • Pricing Pinot Noir

    The dean of American winemakers, André Tchelistcheff, is claimed to have said “God made Cabernet Sauvignon, whereas the devil made Pinot Noir.” ...

  • Made in Canada

    The event to date has been focused on food and cuisine, and it has opened my eyes to just how far the restaurant scene in Newfoundland and ...

  • Winemaking hits and misses

    A little less often I am asked if I would like to taste someone’s homemade wine. That’s a trickier situation since you know the maker is likely ...

  • Price points

    When a particularly good wine is “discovered,” then demand can quickly outstrip supply, and prices will rise accordingly. The extra profits can ...

  • Make a beeline for Spain

    For a long time it was the aisle with the Australian reds, and they are still popular. Chile and Argentina then entered the scene with similar ...

  • Imports with a local flair

    Some of the largest producers in the country boost sales volumes by importing juice from other places, such as California, Argentina or Chile, ...