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Sommelier: February 2012 Archives

Wine Guy: Vertical Wine Collections

Posted by Cindy Grant

Craig Pinhey our wine guy, figures A-N-B-L is offering an interesting option for all of you wine-lovers out there. His wine of the week: Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile - Casa Lapostelle, for 20.99 a bottle. 

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Wine Guy: Chocolate and Coffee?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

While it is highly unlikely that anyone would want to mix coffee or hot chocolate with their red wine, there is a big trend in South Africa to make so called "coffee and chocolate" wines. Craig Pinhey sips a few, and chooses a wine of the week -- Cafe Culture at $15.99 a bottle.

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Wine Guy: Calorie-Conscious Drinking?

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Craig Pinhey couldn't drink while recovering from strep throat, and he lost a bunch of weight. That got him thinking about just how many calories are in his favourite cocktails. His wine of the week is Inniskillin Riesling, 750 ml retails for $14.49.

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