How to find Champange for half the price

There are many types of sparkling wine, the main difference between them being how they’re actually made.  One way, is to allow the wine to go through its’ second fermentation inside the bottle. The second…

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To do decant or not to decant?

Decant (verb) : To pour a liquid from one container into another. Not nearly as exciting as what you were thinking eh? Why do we decant? – Expose wine to oxygen – Separate wine from…

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Canada – unapologetically cool.

Canada makes some great wines, the thing is, not many people know it. Let’s be honest here, we make less wine per year than Mexico. But more people should know about us, and after reading John…

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The 5 S’s of Wine Tasting

When I gave tours at Jackson-Triggs, we always finished with a tasting (just incase my lovely and informative tour wasn’t quite worth your $10.00). The more I did this tasting, the more I got into…

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Bravo B.C

I was reading an article yesterday by The Academic Vino (an amazing wine blog), on the importance of wine labels in the Asian market. Although this research focused on Asia, wine labels are an integral…

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