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Sommelier: November 2011 Archives

Wine Guy: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

drylandsvines.jpgCraig Pinhey is back from his New Zealand adventure where he developed an appreciation for the country's distinctive and intensely aromatic Sauvignon Blanc! Pictured is the Drylands Winery in Marlborough where he took a master class. His wine of the week is Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc at $19.99 a bottle.

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Wine Guy: New Zealand Pinot Noir

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

bendigo.jpgOur Wine Guy Craig Pinhey has been in New Zealand wine touring the past week, getting up close and intimate with some of the best Sauvignon Banc and Pinot Noir in the world. Pictured is the vineyard that makes Kim Crawford's Small Parcel Pinot Noir, so it's no surprise that Craig's wine of the week is Kim Crawford Pinot Noir for a $24.99.

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Wine Guy: Fredericton's Raise Your Spirits Festival

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

copperstill.jpgThe festival is a great chance to check out some single malts without the big price tag! Craig Pinhey dips his toe into the world of whiskey. His spirit of the week is Johnny Ziegler Original 20 Year Old Brandy from Winegarden Estate.  You can order it on their website...$40 for a 200 ml bottle.

Winegarden Estate

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