So you’re getting married and you want the best, but need to keep your costs in line. With a little pre-planning you can make your own wedding wine to be served at your reception or for gift giving. If you are planning to make craft wine for your wedding, consider the following: > Your choice … Continue reading Tips On Making Your Own Wedding Wine
Beppi Crosariol, Life columnist for The Globe and Mail talks wine etiquette. We’ve re-printed many of his ideas here and added a few of our own. The host gift belongs to the host – Don’t expect your wine will be served with the meal. Generally, the bottle you bring is intended for the host’s cellar. … Continue reading When You Plan To Give Wine As A Gift
Looking to understand taste and balance in wine? Then be sure to read Bill Zacharkiw, the Montreal Gazette’s wine critic who has written a lovely piece about wine and balance. The impetus for the article came one night when Zacharkiw moonlighting as a sommelier, was asked by a wine-loving couple – “whether it was true … Continue reading Winemaking In Toronto & Mississauga: Bottle Your Own Wine
Picture this… Your host offers you a choice of wines. You really want to try the Amontillado but stick with the Beaujolais because you aren’t sure how to say Ah-mone-tee-Yah-doe. Inter Wine (a UK wine lovers website, that’s just great) to the rescue. They have compiled, THE A-Z guide to pronunciation of wines from around the world. … Continue reading An A-Z Glossary of Wine Type Pronunciation
Photo credits: www.food52.com If you are like us, chilling wine is the last thing on your mind when busy preparing for a dinner party. Wine should never be served warm, even reds should be chilled ever so slightly. Here’s a great way to chill wine in a hurry. It’s a simple technique borrowed from the … Continue reading Need to Chill Wine In A Hurry?
It’s bound to happen. Sometime during your wine tasting career, you will run across a defective bottle of wine. If you are dining in a restaurant – immediately return it for another bottle (now you know why they ask you to test the wine first). If it’s your own winemaking cellar, remove it. We don’t … Continue reading Tips on Identifying a Defective Bottle of Wine
We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our Mississauga location – Thursday, May 16th! The Wine Butler announces the opening of our 2nd location at 860 Lakeshore Road East (Lakeshore Road East and Cawthra) in Mississauga. The Mississauga location, formerly the Brew Cellar was previously owned by Bill and Marilyn Walters, who offered on-premise … Continue reading The Wine Butler is expanding
THE WINE BUTLER 2007 INC WINEMAKING CONTEST These Contest Rules are available at the offices of Wine Butler 2007 Inc, 100 Bridgeland Avenue, Toronto , Ontario, M6R1E7 Participation by Internet is limited to one entry per person per email address during this contest period ELIGIBILITY: This Contest commences on June 1, 2012 at 12:00:00 p.m. … Continue reading Contest Rules/Conditions Winemaking Experience
Call your buddy or share this offer using the social media/email links at the bottom of this post! Have them choose their wine from over 40 types HAVE FRIEND FILL OUT THIS FORM OR CLICK “MAKE WINE” ON OUR SITE TO SCHEDULE THIER FIRST APPOINTMENT (must bring valid ID). THEY MUST HAVE THE EMAIL ADDRESS ASSOCIATED … Continue reading Refer A Friend – You Both Get $100 Off!