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Thanksgiving Day Wines – Easy as (Pumpkin) Pie!

As the Thanksgiving Day grocery store madness grows closer, who has time to worry about choosing wines for your Thanksgiving feast?! There is a plethora of different flavors and tastes on your Thanksgiving table and you want wines that will make everyone happy. Including your Wine Expert Uncle Pierre as well as teetotaler Gramma Betsy! There is a saying “Ain’t

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North 42 Degrees Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Fresh, crisp, and refreshing. Here is a fantastic Sauvignon Blanc from Ontario, Canada’s Lake Erie Shore that is expressive and full of pizzazz! Aroma’s and flavors of ripe pineapple, grapefruit, gooseberry, and young kiwi. Fun and zesty x 2! On the second sip, seductive Asian Pear came through with notes of fresh cut grass and a nice minerality on the

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Oxley Estate Riesling – Lake Erie North Shore VQA

It is so rewarding to find great wines from micro-climates that most people may have never heard about! It is just a matter of time before the world discovers that wineries from Ontario, Canada along the Lake Erie North Shore are making world class wines on a regular basis. There are about a dozen wineries in this area with more

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Thirty Bench Small Lot Chardonnay 2012

This is one of the most popular stops on the Beamsville Bench near Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. Thirty Bench Winery is very rustic from the outside with beautiful views of the town of Beamsville and Lake Ontario. But the inside of the winery is very upscale and sophisticated with hardwood floors and lots of tasting tables. You just get

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Angel’s Gate Archangel Pinot Noir Brut Rosé 2009

If the Angels have been stashing away their favorite wines, then they forgot to lock the gate because one of the best sparkling Rosés have just been discovered here! Angels Gate Winery is from the Niagara region of Canada and proves award winning wines can come from places you may least expect. And you thought Canada only had hockey, beer,

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2010 Sprucewood Shores Meritage Hawk’s Flight Reserve

Dedicated to the Hawks migration across Southwestern Canada, this red blend is just as exciting! A sumptuous Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc will make your senses take flight. Deep garnet in color with aroma’s of ripe red berries, red licorice, and cedar. Across the palate, full bodied and bold but with a nice velvety texture. Flavors

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A Garden of Summer Rosés

When Summer is coming up “Rosés”, then we must take advantage and sip them in. So many varieties, flavors, and smells…how can we try them all in just 13 short summer weeks? Colors that go from a pink salmon to a deep cranberry hue. They just scream fun, flavor, and festivities! Just as a rose can be wild and briery,

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