Month: June 2017

Taste 333 Years of Wine Making History with Boschendal Winery

Boschendal Elgin Pinot Noir 2015

It’s wine quiz time!  Name a region in the world that is known for their restrained wines made from Chardonnay.  Now name a region that besides making Chardonnay, also makes Pinot Noir?  Final question; does this region have more than…

A Dozen Plus 3 Valpolicella Wine Recommendations

3 Valpolicella wines

What Are Valpolicella Wines? Canada loves Valpolicella wines.  We import 34% of the Valpolicella DOC and 18% of Valpolicella Ripasso DOC according to the Consorzio. According to the Consorzio per la Tutela dei Vini Valpolicella, “Valpolicella is the top red…

Portuguese Wines – Discover a World of Difference Interview

Filipa Anunciação senior area manager Wines of Portugal (credit Angel Chu)

During the Wines of Portugal tasting that I was able to attend recently I had the opportunity to also have a short interview with Filipa Anunciação, the senior area manager from Wines of Portugal.  It was interesting to hear her…