I’m Canadian, and if there is one style of wine that Canada is well known for, it is Ice Wine. In a country like Canada, where winter is a given, temperatures will almost certainly drop well below freezing, allowing Ice Wine to be made regularly. Not so in Germany, although most of the country is…Continue reading Great Sweet Wines of the World Part 1: Eiswein, Germany’s Cold Gold
Shady Lane Estate Winery “This tastes too much like wine…” That was what my wife said. But when that is the only criticism there is for a bottle of fruit wine that you happen to be drinking, then things could be worse. Fruit wines have a well-earned reputation for being sweet and simple. In fact,…Continue reading Fruit Wines Worthy of the Name
150 Years of Canada! Open the Syrah! It’s Canada Day. We Canadians and our friends are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada becoming a country… For this reason, I’m taking a moment to share my review of a wonderful Canadian wine that I managed to acquire a few months ago. In spite of being such…Continue reading Poplar Grove Syrah for this Canada Day Feast!