Based on: CHÂTEAU LAFITE, 1787 — $156,450 Per Bottle 1787 is ancient, especially considering this Bordeaux was sold in 1985. Even the best Bordeaux only lasts about 50 years. So 200 years? Why the hefty price tag? Well, this particular bottle had the initial Th.J. etched into it. That’s right, Jefferson was a hard-core oenophile. … Continue reading 1787 Bordeaux January 2015 Limited Release
Wine aging really isn’t an art form, but there are a few rules, the first one being to avoid drinking your wine the day after you bottle it. The second one is that aging wine to perfection is really a matter of personal preference. After being bottled, wine goes into what is termed as ‘bottle … Continue reading Is aging wine really necessary?
Not every venue is open to the idea of the wedding party preparing and bringing their own wedding wine. But there are lots of other ways to make craft winemaking a part of your wedding and capitalize on savings. Making your own wedding wine is a great ice breaker for the bridal party. Involve them … Continue reading Wine as special occasion gifts such as weddings
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?
Wedding costs quickly add up. Looking for creative ways to reduce costs and keep within your budget are important. Making your own wedding wine is a great way to save dollars without sacrificing quality. How much cheaper is it to make your own wedding wine? Quite a bit. Purchasing wine through the LCBO or your … Continue reading Save $$ by making your own wedding 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
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
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!