When is red wine perfectly chilled?

Some winemaker started a great discussion on the Wine Butler Facebook Page on whether or not to chill red wine. If this ...
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Storing Wine – In Your Home or Apartment

Making your own wine from a wine kit is fun, rewarding and cost saving. Properly storing your wine will help it ...
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Let Your Wine Breathe – It Enhances The Flavour

Are you guilty of opening up a bottle of wine without waiting for it to breathe? Whether you’ve made the wine ...
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How to handle a broken cork

It’s happened to all of us, regardless of what kind of sommelier you are. When opening up a bottle of wine, ...
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Wine & Cheese: The dynamic duo

Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor ...
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Building A Personal Wine Cellar

To experience a variety of wines at a reasonable cost, we recommend building your own wine cellar that will be ...
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Sommeliers Are Your Friend

Sommeliers want to help you choose your next wine. In fact, their job is to take the guess work of ...
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Storing Wine with Screw Tops

The great debate continues - how to properly store wine. This time however, there's a twist at the top, as ...
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How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

A wine tasting party is a creative way to gather friends and family together to learn about wine and experiment ...
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Wine Tasting: Only YOUR tastebuds know for sure

A recent study has revealed what we have often suspected; the most important wine taster is you the wine consumer ...
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Does the wine glass really affect the taste of the wine?

In our mind, this discussion never ends. And while we would agree that having a variety of wine glasses particularly ...
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To Decant or Not to Decant – That is the question!

We who consume craft wines have a tendency to drink them a little younger than we might ideally like. Even ...
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Tips On Making Your Own Wedding Wine

So you're getting married and you want the best, but need to keep your costs in line. With a little ...
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When You Plan To Give Wine As A Gift

Beppi Crosariol, Life columnist for The Globe and Mail  talks wine etiquette. We've re-printed many of his ideas here and ...
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Winemaking In Toronto & Mississauga: Bottle Your Own Wine

Looking to understand taste and balance in wine? Then be sure to read Bill Zacharkiw, the Montreal Gazette's wine critic ...
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An A-Z Glossary of Wine Type Pronunciation

Picture this... Your host offers you a choice of wines. You really want to try the Amontillado but stick with ...
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Need to Chill Wine In A Hurry?

Photo credits: www.food52.com If you are like us, chilling  wine is the last thing on your mind when busy preparing ...
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Tips on Identifying a Defective Bottle of Wine

It's bound to happen. Sometime during your wine tasting career, you will run across a defective bottle of wine. If ...
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The Wine Butler is expanding

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our Mississauga location - Thursday, May 16th!  The Wine Butler announces ...
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Don’t be chicken to pair wine with chicken.

Often when people come to do their winemaking they ask about what wines pair with chicken.  Here are a few ...
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