From Our Blog

Category Archives: Wine General

Museum Tavern

Museum Tavern is a stately new dining room that combines all the charm and nostalgia of a classic New York styled bar with a menu of old faves refreshed in their execution. Co-owners and brothers Kyle and Glen Kristenbrun have deep roots in the Toronto restaurant scene – their father opened the El Mocombo and Bistro 99 0, amongst … Continue reading Museum Tavern

Time To Play Some Wine Games

For those of us who enjoy a little fun and folly, here are several intriguing games all centered around the topic of wine. Trivia Wine Wars: Wine Wars covers the gamut, with categories including, “Vine to Vino” (viticulture and vinification), the “Wine Cellar” (buying, storing and tasting), and Cork Culture (wineries, business and art). Questions like “Which … Continue reading Time To Play Some Wine Games

Cabernet Franc – 2018 Limited Release Wine

Cabernet Franc (“Cab-err-nay fronk”) is medium-bodied red wine whose origins likely lie in the Basque country of France. The wine is loved for its savory, bell pepper-like flavors, medium-high acidity and mouthwatering taste. It is an ideal food pairing wine. We only secure a small amount and they are yours first-come-first served. We have priced … Continue reading Cabernet Franc – 2018 Limited Release Wine

Your 2018 Limited Release Limited Supply Winemaking

Every year we feature 4 extraordinary wines available the beginning of the year. Comparable wines at the LCBO would retail for over $30 per bottle… We only secure a small amount and they are yours first-come-first served. We have priced them to sell at $120.90 tax in to craft 28 bottles if you use promo … Continue reading Your 2018 Limited Release Limited Supply Winemaking

Wine Tasting Lessons

WINE TASTING IS FUN! Maybe we should begin with what wine tasting isn’t. Despite the picture the phrase “wine tasting” may create, wine tasting is neither snobby nor pretentious–it’s a lot of fun. Whether you’re attending a “walkaround” tasting, sampling at the winery, tasting “blind”, or simply enjoying a great wine with friends at dinner, … Continue reading Wine Tasting Lessons

Beginners Guide to French Wine Classificaton

A BEGINNERS BEGINNERS GUIDE The concept gôut de terroir or a “taste of place” in a wine was first presented by the French. They believe terroir is what separates one region from another, and ultimately, one wine from another. As each region is different in terms of climate, soils, topography, slope, elevation, exposure and sunlight, … Continue reading Beginners Guide to French Wine Classificaton

What Wine Lovers Want: These 8 Great Gifts

The season for giving and imbibing is here. Shopping for the oenophile, collector, wine professional, or bon vivant in your life? These eight items span stocking stuffers, wearable art, and elegant glassware. MODERN GOLD WINE STOPPER This mod stopper has clean lines and an elegant gold finish. Lovely on its own and dynamite when gifted alongside a … Continue reading What Wine Lovers Want: These 8 Great Gifts