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Sommelier: October 2012 Archives

Wine from the Southwest of France

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

sauvignon.jpegWine Guy Craig Pinhey was at a tasting in Montreal featuring vintages from the Southwest of France. His wine of the week is a Domaine Tariquet Sauvignon Blanc at $16.99 a bottle.


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Distillerie Fils Du Roy

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

filsduroy.jpgMicrodistilling is a welcome trend in Canadian small business, and the recently opened Distillerie Fils Du Roy on the North Shore is a great New Brunswick example. Craig Pinhey, has tried a couple of their products. His spirit of the seek is the company's Gin Thuya, $29.99 a bottle.


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Niagara Revisited

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Thumbnail image for triggs.jpgCraig Pinhey just returned from the Niagara Region, where he had a chance to enjoy some wonderful Canadian wines. His wine of the week is the Jackson Triggs Reserve Niagara Cab-Franc/Cab-Sauv. It's a VQA at $12.99 a bottle.

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