Spanish Wines

Spanish Wines

Taste the fruit borne of the Spanish sun. Enjoy the rich, full-bodied flavours of these award-winning wines. Harvested at night, when the grapes have reached optimum ripeness, enhancing thus an intense aroma. Low- temperature fermentation to preserve the...

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Medeiros & Ego Bodegas Wine Events in Saskatchewan

Medeiros & Ego Bodegas Wine Events in Saskatchewan

We had a wonderful time discovering the wines of Medeiros from Portugal and Ego Bodegas from Spain in a series of events throughout Saskatchewan in October. Medeiros winery’s co-owner and export director, Francisco Figueira de Chaves walked us through the...

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Easter & Wine

Easter & Wine

This weekend much of the world declares holidays around Easter. In the Christian calendar there is simply no higher, resplendent day of the year than Easter Sunday. Many North Americans, uncomfortable with rumours of resurrection and God-rescue, prefer rituals of...

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Thanksgiving & Wine

Thanksgiving & Wine

How is it that “Made in China” plastic Halloween paraphernalia can occupy stores in early September a month before Thanksgiving, two months before Halloween? I guess cobwebs, candies and grotesque costumes are an easier sell than a gratitude-based holiday. Let’s face...

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Barbecues and the Right Wines

Barbecues and the Right Wines

If you want to maximize the barbecuing experience, try using charcoal and/or burning down larger pieces of wood to form the embers. Extending and attending to the process of charcoal and wood burning barbecues can make it almost therapeutic. Unless, of course, the...

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Wine, Turkey and Gratitude

Wine, Turkey and Gratitude

I confess that autumn is my favourite season. And autumn holds one of my favourite celebrations – Thanksgiving. In my experience three components are necessary for this celebration. Wine Throughout history the successful picking and crushing of grapes, then making and...

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Let’s Talk Barbecues

Let’s Talk Barbecues

A barbecue unit is about as standard in Prairie households as microwaves and lawnmowers. And what a grand summer for barbecues it’s been! I learned to barbecue while living and working in South Africa for some eight years.

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Think Portugal when Thinking Wine

Think Portugal when Thinking Wine

I have no Portuguese blood that I know of but I’ve been thinking a lot about Portuguese wines the past two years. I have long felt that any region of the world that has been growing grapes for 4,000 years, making wine for 3,000 of those years, grows over 100 unique grape varieties, producing grand ports that age for decades, should be taken seriously for their wines.

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