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Sommelier: April 2012 Archives

Wine Guy: Something Pink for Summer

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

fermerose.jpgFor Craig Pinhey, spring means rosé wine. It's one of the more versatile wines, but while it's gaining popularity around the world, it hasn't really caught on here yet. Craig thinks that's a shame and he recommends trying Perrin La Vieille Ferme from Ventoux-in-the-Rhone. It's $13.29 a bottle.


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Wine Guy: Whiskey Pairing

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

whiskey.jpgCraig Pinhey attended a whisky and food dinner last week and he explains the fine art of whiskey pairing. His whiskey of the week is Highland Park 12 for $59.99.

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Wine Guy: Pinot Grigio

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

The Pinot Grigio trend is stronger than ever, representing some of the biggest selling wines in Canada. Despite its popularity - there remains an argument whether pinot grigio is a good quality wine - or simply a wine for the masses? Craig Pinhey has his thoughts on the matter. His wine of the week is Mission Hill Five Vineyards Pinot Grigio at $16.99 a bottle.

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