Home Tasting and Video Pack #6

Home Tasting and Video Pack #6

Released: March 15, 2021Theme: Obsessive mindset behind truly fine wine Regular shelf price: $166.00Take off 15%You pay only $141.15 Domaine Pinson Chablis 1er Cru “La Foret” 2018, $73Selbach-Oster Zeltinger Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett Halbtrocken 2017, $37Lopez de Heredia “Vina Bosconia” Rioja Alta 2008, $53 For more details about our Home Tasting and Video Series, click here. Home…

Home Tasting and Video Pack #5

Home Tasting and Video Pack #5

Released: February 15, 2021Theme: Wines of Domaine Delaporte from the Loire Valley Regular shelf price: $128.00Take off 15%You pay only $108.83 Domaine Delaporte Sancerre, $42Domaine Delaporte Sancerre Rose, $44Domain Delaporte Sancerre Rouge, $42 For more details about our Home Tasting and Video Series, click here. Home Tasting Series Pack # 5 explores the history, philosophy, and…

Home Tasting and Video Series Package #4: Massolino from Piedmont

Home Tasting and Video Series Package #4: Massolino from Piedmont

Released: January 15, 2021Theme: Explore the history, philosophy and the flavours of one of our favourite Piedmont producers, Massolino. Regular shelf price: $149.50Take off 15%You pay only $126.05 Massolino Chardonnay, $38.75Massolino Barbera d’Asti, $31.75Massolino Barolo, $79.00 For more details about our Home Tasting and Video Series, click here. Follow along with Sasha from Italian specialist…

Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Fine Wine by Liquor Select has four different Christmas wine gift-packs that offer substantial added value compared with similar packs sold elsewhere. Our new 2 and 3 bottle Grab’n’Go packs feature hand-selected Italian artisanal wines chosen for their exceptional quality and value, along with technical notes to explain exactly where and how the wines were…

Home Tasting and Video Series Package #3: Joseph Drouhin Winery

Home Tasting and Video Series Package #3: Joseph Drouhin Winery

Released: November 15, 2020Theme: Compare and contrast of two vineyards on different continents, both owned by Joseph Drouhin Winery. Regular shelf price: $147.95Take off 15%You pay only $125.75 For more details about our Home Tasting and Video Series, click here. Follow along with Cynthia, from Pacific Wine & Spirits, as she compares 2 vineyards on…

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…

What’s Really on the Shelves Out There

What’s Really on the Shelves Out There

Why would you pay aged Cheddar prices for Velveeta? Well, you wouldn’t, would you? But countless Edmontonians are doing just that, in a wine sense, every week. After spending a few hours touring some chain stores in the South end of the city, I came away amazed at how little “real” wine was on the…