And the debate continues… Which is better real cork wine stoppers? plastic? Or avoid the hassle of opening up wine altogether and go with screw top. While, Wine Butler favours cork wine stoppers, we’re fascinated by the history. The long cork stopper debate is chronicled by the Globe and Mail’s life columnist and wine enthusiast Beppi … Continue reading Wine Stoppers Cork or Plastic?
Having an over-abundance of different wine glasses for each and every wine, might be great for the dedicated wine lover, but what about those of us who are causal wine drinkers? Is it really necessary to serve white wine in white wine glasses and red wines in red wine glasses? According to the experts – yes it does. … Continue reading Red or White Wine Glasses – Does It Really Matter?
Wine and cheese are two of life’s great culinary pleasures, and finding the perfect match can be a delicious endeavor. As with any wine and food pairing, there are a number of considerations, such as texture, acidity, fat and tannin. Rather than complicating the topic with exotic matches like Garrotxa and Meursault, we have broken … Continue reading Wine & Cheese: The dynamic duo
The great debate continues – how to properly store wine. This time however, there’s a twist at the top, as The Toronto Star’s Wine Critic Gord Stimmell uncovers in his post Lying down or standing up? How to store screw cap wines. As craft winemakers, we recommend storing wine with cork stoppers, on their side. … Continue reading Storing Wine with Screw Tops
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
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