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Sommelier: October 2011 Archives

Wine Guy: Something Dark, and a Little Scary

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for craig1.jpgCraig Pinhey looks at some deep dark wines in time for Hallowe'en. His wine of the week is Rymill Coonawarra Yearling Cabernet Sauvignon at $15.99 a bottle!

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Wine Guy: World Wine Expo Preview

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The 21st Annual World Wine & Food Expo is coming up in Moncton from October 29th through November 5th. As always, our Wine Guy Craig Pinhey plans to be there as much as possible. His wine of the week was a hit at last year's show, Aresti Trisquel Syrah Chile at $16.99 a bottle.

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Wine Guy: Defending the Much Maligned Merlot

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Fans of the movie Sideways remember when the main character, Miles, exclaims "I am NOT drinking any blankety-blank Merlot." Merlot, it seems, is not everyone's favourite. Craig Pinhey comes to the defence of this maligned grape. His wine of the week is Nobilo from New Zealand at a penny shy of twenty dollars.


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