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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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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It’s no secret wine and cheese go together well, but with so many wines and cheeses out there, where does one begin when matching these up? 1. Creamy Cheeses Best Matches: Aromatic whites, Sparkling, Chardonnay…

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What is biodynamic wine?

  What exactly is Biodynamic wine? I think it’s organic wine on steroids. Ok, maybe that’s not the most politically correct, albeit eloquent response, but it is a product of organic farming, performed on a…

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