Jan 26 2018

There are wine drinkers and there are wine connoisseurs. Most people would agree that being called a snob is an insult. There’s one notable exception, though. Being called a wine snob is a compliment! Wine snobs proudly embrace this label as a badge of honor. They are picky and discriminating about their wines and their wine culture, and for that […]

Dec 15 2017

Lots of people avoid trying new wines because they’re not sure what to expect. Fruity, smooth, bold, tannin-forward? It can feel like another language altogether. Finding a great bottle of wine doesn’t require an advanced degree, though. Similar wines can be grouped together according to their flavour profiles: the general way they taste. Once you […]

Jun 25 2017

For a weekend away with your special someone, wine country can’t be beat. Imagine yourself strolling through the vineyards and taking in gorgeous views. With vibrant sunsets and candlelit dinners to be savoured, there’s no better backdrop for romance. 2. Good food, fine wines. What could be better? Many local wines hold prestigious awards. For […]

Jun 10 2017

When’s the last time you sipped a beautiful pink wine? If you’ve looked at them longingly but passed them because they seem like lightweights, you’re missing out. Sure, some self-proclaimed wine aficionados look down their noses at rosés and don’t consider them refined enough for their “educated palates,” but there’s really no reason for snobbery. […]