30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty Three: Aleksander Estate Winery, Amarouge

A rich, approachable dry red with plenty of flavour to boot, the Amarouge from Aleksander Estate Winery is a mixture of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. This red wine is named after winemaker Aleksander Bemben’s grandson, Aleksander Mario, and was an instant hit ever since its release at the Shores of Erie Wine Festival…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty Two: Colio Estate Wines, 2009 Girls’ Night Out Pinot Grigio VQA Ontario

This one is for the ladies. Day 22 of the this years 30 Days of Local Wine brings us our first (and only) Girls’ Night Out product from Colio Estate Wines. This 2009 Pinot Grigio, with an Ontario VQA designation and a 12% alcohol content, has a light straw colour. It also offers a ripe…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty One: Pelee Island Winery, 2009 Alvar Cabernet Sauvignon VQA Ontario

Cabernet Sauvignon is often referred to as the “King of Red Wine Grapes”. This 2009 Alvar Cabernet Sauvignon VQA Ontario from Pelee Island Winery is full-bodied and characterized by plum, cherry, blackberry, vanilla and tobacco flavours. It carries an alcohol content of 12.5% and a sugar code of 0. It is recommended you try this…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty: Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, 2009 Riesling

This 2009 Reisling from Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery is a winner of a bronze medal at the All Canadian Wine Competition. It has an outstanding nose of lemon grass and citrus. The palate comes in very different from the nose, with a front palate flavour hinting peach and kiwi that gives way to an earthy…

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