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Wine | Fruity Sauvignon Blancs are Made for Simple Barbecues

  AVONDALE Winemaker: CornĂ© Marais CSL: What is your (or the winemaker’s) favourite memory with Avondale sauvignon blanc? Marais: Avondale’s winemaker, CornĂ© Marais, is a keen angler and for him there is nothing better than standing with a line in the icy Atlantic Ocean and a chilled glass of Avondale Sauvignon Blanc in his hand.
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Best | David Pick’s His Top 5

The choice of wines at 100 wines by David Walker. Photography by Robert Bunka These wines pack a double punch – great tasting and easy on the budget. Click here to view full article on Page 20 of the Fall 2009 issue of City Style and Living magazine

Tasting | Highland Park

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Highland Park with Gerry Tosh/”/] Photography Courtesy Highland Park Made in the windy, turbulent Orkney Islands in Scotland (the islands have been inhabited for 5500 years), Highland Park whiskey benefits from the climate. As Tosh refers to the rugged landing on the islands “you know you’re going to hit something, you just don’t know
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Wine | Les Petits Cailloux

[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/2009 Les Petits Cailloux/”/] Though the Eastern Townships and MontĂ©rĂ©gie are known for their apple orchards, the next day I go in search of grapes on the west side of Mount Yamaska at Les Petits Cailloux vineyard. As I speak to owner Martin Lavertu, classical music wafts through the air. He and Françoise Goudreau
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Wine | Ceago’s Jim Fetzer on Biodynamic Wine

Jim Fetzer on the story behind the newest old tradition in wine: biodynamic wine. Q. What is biodynamic wine? A. Biodynamic wine is Wine Made from certified Biodynamic grapes fermented with wild yeast, no use of enzymes or other synthetic additives. What does the process of converting to biodynamic entail? Converting from conventional farming is
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