Category Archives: Canada

Angels Gate Cabernet Franc 2014

    Holidays…… well actually…. every glorious day of our lives  deserves an equally glorious wine and it has arrived with this Cabernet Franc from Angels Gate Winery in the Niagara Region of Canada! I am not sure if Heaven has a wine growing AVA but the great Cab Franc grapes that made this wine sure would have grown close

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Oxley Estate Riesling 2016

Oxley Estate Winery is one of my favorite stops along Lake Erie in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Relaxing Lake Erie breezes, fun people, and scrumptious wines are always in store along this route! Today I opened the Oxley Estate Riesling from 2016 and it was delicious! The smells of the Fall leaves just brought out the subtle spiciness of this Riesling

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Ravine Vineyard Sand and Gravel Chardonnay

Most people love Niagara Falls because it is such a magical place! There is something in the air, in the water, in the soil, or something in the atmosphere that makes this place so special. Or maybe all of them put together makes the perfect scenario for growing a vineyard and producing fantastic wines. Pssst…by the way…..Canada produces amazing wines

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Sprucewood Shores Cabernet Sauvignon

Being in Virginia now, it’s tough to get to our favorite Canadian wineries on the North Lake Erie Shore. So I have been saving some of those wines until we can get there again. Only 30 minutes from downtown Detroit, this wine region is beautiful, fun, with some excellent quality wines! Sprucewood Shores Winery is one of those “must stop”

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Thirty Bench Small Lot Cabernet Franc 2012 Beamsville Bench VQA

This was a night of celebration and sorrow. Celebration because this is an amazing, quality wine that I have been looking forward to opening and rejoicing in! Sorrow because it was my last bottle of Thirty Bench Cabernet Franc 2012 and the winery is sold out. Hope and patience that upcoming vintages will be available soon, but for now, I

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Wine Gifts For Those Christmas Spirits

As the Christmas holiday draws near, us procrastinators have a lot of catching up to do to get our blessed gifts in order! Dashing through the snow is probably in your Yuletide future and if you are lucky, you may be able to find those glorious gifts on Santa’s list online and delivered on time. So without further ado, here

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