The enticing bouquet of allspice, dark fruits and savoury chocolate persist as flavours, too. The palate presents fine tannins, an elegant texture and warmth that linger to the liquorice-studded finish. Best from 2014 to 2019, or enjoy now with roasted duck breast.
Q water Sparkling Wine Award Gold: 13th Street 2008 Premier Cuvée Gold: Huff Estates 2007 Cuvée Peter F Huff Silver: Angels Gate 2010 Archangel Chardonnay Bronze: Hernder Estates 2007 Sparkling Riesling NOW Magazine Dry Riesling Award Gold: Flat Rock Cellars 2010 Nadja’s Vineyard Riesling Gold: Daniel Lenko Estate 2009 Reserve Riesling Silver: John Howard Cellars [...]
“It tastes just like chicken!” If I had a dime for every time I’ve heard that line, I’d be a millionaire by now. Let me tell you, I’ve tried frog legs, eel, alligator, rabbit and kangaroo. And despite assurances to the contrary, none of it tasted even remotely like chicken. In fact, frog legs happen [...]
Rows of vines rule your yard, easing out family and friends. Your mini-fermenter sprang a leak and oozed booze on the new Nissan. Pickled beets and canned corn occupy your wine cellar. You want a piece of the wine business, but don’t know how to branch out. Seasoned vineyard owners in BC, Ontario and Quebec [...]
With the Canada Day long weekend just around the corner, Nathan Cameron, Casey’s Grill & Bar’s mixologist has put a twist on traditional beer cocktails by opting to infuse them with cider in place of beer. Nathan’s three new specialty drinks are available at Casey’s for a limited time. But, Nathan has provided the recipes [...]
David Stansfield is one happy man. He’s the sommelier and wine buyer at bustling Tap & Barrel, in the heart of Vancouver’s newest neighbourhood that’s sprouted in the former Olympic Village. The restaurant (which opened in summer 2012) is well named: The capacious, two-tier, modern space with sweeping views of False Creek and downtown pours [...]
So there we were, hubby and I, sadly staring out at our backyard ten years after promising we’d do something about the expanse of asphalt that posed as a patio. It was truly hideous – now more than ever. Years of cycling from frozen winters to sweltering summers have caused the asphalt to heave, crack [...]