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Sommelier: September 2011 Archives

Wine Guy: Sipping Rum in NYC

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

IMG_3236.jpgCraig Pinhey puts wine aside this week to travel to New York city for the release party for Brugal 1888. It's an aged rum finished in sherry casks. But it's not available in New Brunswick yet, so his rum of the week is El Dorado 5 at $27.79.

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Wine Guy: Craft Beer!

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Craig Pinhey checks out craft beer culture in our region. His beer of the week is Picaroons' TimberHog Stout at three dollars and eighty cents for a 500 ml bottle.

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Wine Guy: On Bubblies

Posted by Cindy Grant

There is sparkling wine and then there is Traditional Method sparkling wine, or the so-called "real" stuff.  Our wine guy Craig Pinhey was in Nova Scotia recently tasting all the current traditional-method bubblies that are the talk of the town there these days.
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