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 […]

Jan 27 2017

Roses are red, violets are blue, what’s more romantic than dinner for two? Dinner for two paired with thoughtfully selected fine VQA wines, of course! Whether you’ve booked a reservation at your beloved’s favorite restaurant or plan to wow your dinner date with an irresistible made-from-scratch meal in the relaxed, unrushed comfort of home, fine Ontario VQA wines will elevate […]

Feb 22 2016

What’s better than enjoying an exquisite meal, sumptuous snack or decadent desert? Enjoying it while swirling and sipping a fine Ontario VQA wine selected specifically to complement the food’s unique flavor profile. While most oenophiles have at least a general understanding of smart wine-protein pairings (a delicate fish pairs well with Sauvignon Blanc, and a […]

Jan 26 2016

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 […]