Tag: ONWine

By Chadsey Cairns Rubenesque Rosé

By Chadsey Cairns Rubenesque Rosé 2019

 Anita Dorion  July 5, 2021

By Chadsey Cairns Rubenesque Rosé 2019 (ON $) Another VQA beauty here By Chadsey Cairns Rubenesque Rosé 2019 – perfect with spicy foods, insightful yoga books, or a patio – take your pick! First off, the colour on this is striking. Made from Gamay Noir and Muscat Ottonel, this rosé has aromas of strawberries, rhubarb and lilacs. It has a…

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020

 Anita Dorion  July 3, 2021

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020 (ON $25) Rosewood Estates Winery does it again with this very chuggable red blend, PTG and it’s chillable too, which makes it perfect for the patio or a park hangout. (and lucky for us in Ontario, it’s finally the season for it.)  Notes of juicy raspberries, strawberries, red plums, tomato leaf, oregano, and sun-dried tomato…

Closson Chase Churchside Chardonnay 2018

Closson Chase Churchside Chardonnay 2018

 Anita Dorion  July 2, 2021

Closson Chase Churchside Chardonnay, Prince Edward County 2018 (ON $50) Now, I’m not an ABC-er (Anything But Chardonnay), but oaked Chardonnay just never has been my go-to. However, my mind might be changed now. I was making veggie poutine last night AND craving a white wine. I knew that an oaked Chardonnay would be the perfect match for the roasted…

Gold Hill Syrah 2016 and Thirty Bench Small Lot Riesling, Wood Post Vineyard, 2015 wines paired with Cantonnier, Cheddar and Cendre de Lune cheeses

Pairing Cheese with a BC Red and Ontario White VQA Wine

 mywinepal  December 9, 2020

Wine and cheese pairings are great for holiday entertaining and when you want to enjoy by yourself. Today I have two VQA wines, one from BC, and one from Ontario, that I am pairing with a limited edition collectable box containing 3 artisinal “Entertaining Cheeses” provided to me by Saputo.  The two wines are the Gold Hill Winery Syrah 2016…

Love Canadian Wine

Canadian Wine For All – A Call to Action #CanadianWineForAll

 mywinepal  October 24, 2017

Does it bother you when you are visiting a winery in another province, enjoy their wines, and ask them to ship you a case back to your home, and they can’t?  Provincial politics gets in the way and prevents the free flow of our wine between our borders.  Sometimes it is easier to get wines from other parts of the…

Discover the Wines of Canada

VanWineFest 2017 – It’s a Wrap. All My Posts for You.

 mywinepal  March 26, 2017

Canada should be proud of its recent wine history.  We started getting serious about vitis vinifera in the 1970s.  BC and Ontario started growing wine grapes and producing wines.  Nova Scotia and Quebec have followed, and I heard, but have not seen, that there are also wines being produced in New Brunswick.  Our climate since the 1970s has warmed up…