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Welcome Back Folks! It’s Wednesday, which means I share my three to five wine picks for the week. I try to select wines that are accessible to most while throwing in at least one wine that you may have overlooked. I will offer tasting note as well as a few things you may want to pair with them. If you have tried any of these wines I would love to hear your! Tell me what you tried it with, what you liked (or didn’t like) about it. Also if there are some wines you think I should try let me know! 1. Henry of Pelham- Baco Noir (Old Vine) Henry of Pelham – Baco Noir (Old Vine) I am obsessed with this absolutely delicious Ontario wine. I paired it on Easter Sunday with a herb slow-roasted leg of lamb and it was heavenly, my family could not stop raving about…

Pinot Noir is a grape originally from the French region of Burgundy and typically grows in cooler climates hence why many of the noteworthy pinot noirs from the new world are produced in California and New Zealand, however this delicious grape and all its potential is absolutely not limited to the aforementioned. Pinot Noir is a great aging grape which means if you invest in quality or higher priced bottle you can save it for that very special occasion and not worry about serving your guests a bottle of vinegar. When serving a glass of pinot noir or Bourgogne (burgundy) you want to lean towards the traditional burgundy glass which has a wide middle and a narrower mouth. This is the type of wine screams “get your swirl on.” The wider bowl of the glass allows the aromatics to really build and spread while the narrower mouth channels the aroma…

Beyond its honourable mentions in hip hop songs, over the past five years this humble table wine has become a top seller for wine retailers around the country. Although new to many, Moscato is suspected to be one of the oldest wine varietals in the world, possibly because the sweet wine grape can be grown almost anywhere. If you are an avid or casual wine drinker chances are you have encountered Moscato in one of its many forms especially considering the Muscat family of grapes includes over 200 varieties. However we are more commonly familiar with two: Muscat of Alexandria/ Orange Muscat used to make delicious Sherry and Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains the more popular of the bunch used to make Muscato d’Asti. Muscato is rated a favourite among new or occasional wine drinkers. With roughly 5-7% alcohol and it 30-65g of residual sugar per litre it tastes to…