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?
So, you decided to make your own wedding wine. You’ve cleared it with your venue and are ready to get started. The next question is: how much wedding wine do you need and which wines would be the best choice? Keep in mind that you are only really expected to serve wine with dinner. Your … Continue reading Wedding Wine: Which wines work best?
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
Often when people come to do their winemaking they ask about what wines pair with chicken. Here are a few ideas. Chicken lends itself to many different types of sauces and spices, which means that many different types of wines pair well depending on the sauce or spice. Generally speaking, chicken pairs better with whites … Continue reading Don’t be chicken to pair wine with chicken.
Some say it can’t be done, pairing wine with chocolate, but if you have the right wine to complement the right chocolate it can be a match made in heaven! Whether you are pairing a delicate white chocolate or a lively dark chocolate with wine, there are a few pairing tips to keep in mind. … Continue reading Our Two Favourites: Wine and Chocolate
Here are a few of The Wine Butlers favourite Spritzer and Sangria Recipes. A great drink for out of doors and a crowd pleaser. White Wine Spritzer Photo credits: Rebecca Alter A White Wine Spritzer is a classic wine drink that adds a little fizziness and life to your favorite white wine. Any white wine will … Continue reading Spritzer and Sangria Recipes For Summer!