You probably haven’t heard of Ridgepoint Wines – the tiny Vineland, ON vineyard does not have LCBO distribution for their VQA wines. We stumbled upon it once by accident while driving around the Niagara Escarpment on our way to go hiking. Located next door to the sprawling Megalomaniac Winery and across the street from Tawse Winery,
The first wines from the 2017 vintage are starting to trickle in. Instead of starting with a white wine, I went for a 2017 Baco Noir from Henry of Pelham, as they make consistent wine from season to season, despite radical fluctuations in climate. I tend not to over-think Baco Noir. A simple grape with
We visited Sandbanks Winery over Labour Day weekend on an impromptu road trip to Prince Edward County – the kind you decide on first thing in the morning. This was our third or fourth winery of the day (Kole was driving, thanks) and we had the opportunity to sample a new release straight from the barrel.
I hold on to a good bottle of wine for ages, which means I have a bit of a wine hoarding problem going on. I had a bottle of Terroir Caché 2010 by Hidden Bench hanging out getting more delicious on my wine rack since June 2014. We picked it up right at the vineyard on our way
When I spot a good price on an LCBO Vintages wine, I snag one. This weekend I found a bottle of Umoja 2011 Cabernet Franc by Aure Wines from Beamsville, ON on sale at the LCBO, and I knew I had to grab one. I first tried Aure at the Wine & Spirits Festival in 2014,… Read More