2019 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon. 

2019 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon. 

2019 Obsidian Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon.  While it’s hard to claim that a wine that costs $64 is a steal, this high altitude all estate fruit Mayacamas Cabernet is our favourite Cab under $100 in the store right now, so that says something.  Big, bold and deep, this small production beauty IS a STEAL, even at…

Virtual Rum Tasting Event

Virtual Rum Tasting Event

The tasting kit contains 5 x 30ml samples of Black Tot Finest Caribbean Rum, its, component rums from Jamaica, Barbados, and Guyana, as well as the 50th Anniversary Rum. The package comes with tech sheets and the link to the Zoom tasting on Oct 30

Home Tasting Series Package #1: Crotin

Home Tasting Series Package #1: Crotin

Released: September 15, 2020Crotin 1897 Winery, Piedmonte, Italy Follow along with one of our favourite presenters, Michael Fregren of Artisan Wines, as he leads us through a very interesting line-up of tiny production, little-known varietals from a winery dedicated to preserving and promoting Italy’s wine heritage. The Wines:Crotin Grignolino $33Crotin Freisa $33Crotin Albarossa $47 Regular…

Home Tasting Series Package #2: Food Pairing

Home Tasting Series Package #2: Food Pairing

Released: October 15, 2020Theme: Food Pairing Home Tasting Series Pack #2 deals with one of the most common and trickiest elements in choosing which wine to buy: food pairing. The Pack contains 3 wines chosen for their food-friendly characteristics: Reichsgraf Dry Riesling, Mazzei Belguardo Rosé, and Calera Central Coast Pinot Noir. Follow along with expert Stacey Jo…

Home Tasting and Video Series Pack

Home Tasting and Video Series Pack

Welcome to the new Home Tasting Series. With in-store tasting events unlikely to be possible for some time to come, we have developed an exciting new Home Tasting and Video Series Pack that you and maybe a few close, yet appropriately distanced, friends can enjoy in the comfort and safety of your own home. Maybe…

Pairing Wine with Asian Food

Pairing Wine with Asian Food

Are you having trouble finding wines to go with your favourite Asian flavours? It can be a bit of a challenge, as Asian dishes often have a complex sweet/sour/bitter/spicy dynamic that can clash with many wines. White WinesGenerally, the most reliable matches are the rich, often slightly off-dry whites from Alsace in France and neighbouring…