Month: November 2015

Aging Gracefully with Sperling Vineyards Old Vines Riesling

We all want to age gracefully.  The exuberance of fruit in young wines, while very enjoyable, can lead to more interesting flavours and aromas over time.  Riesling is one of the white wines that is known to be able to…

Remembering our Veterans and Those Lost Soldiers in War

Rows of headsstones in a Canadian soldier cemetary

Every year there are fewer and fewer soldiers from the Great Wars alive in Canada and around the world to remember their hardships, their family’s hardships, and those of their comrades who passed away in service overseas.  As I’ve mentioned…

A Taste of Italian Wines, A Hint of What is Yet to Come

Italy flag

How many wine regions are there in Italy?  You can probably think of Tuscany, Piemonte, and Veneto, but there are many more.  In total, Italy has 20 wine regions.  These regions are (from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_wine): Aosta Valley Piemonte Liguria Lombardia Trentino-Alto…