30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty Two: Black Bear Farms & Estate Winery, Bear's Special Blend With Recipe For Rack of Lamb [PHOTOS]

Bear’s Special Blend from Black Bear Farms & Estate Winery is a wine that entices your taste buds to figure out what fruits are in it. To help them out we’ll give you the answer. This wine is a blend of red raspberry which wakes up your taste buds and leads you to the black…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty One: Pelee Island Winery, 2010 Alvar Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot VQA Ontario

Pelee Island Winery‘s 2010 Alvar Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot not only has a smooth, lingering finish, dominated by wild cherry and spice flavours. This wine has a well-structured tannin, which gives this good aging potential. The grapes were harvested in late September to mid-October where they reach 20.2 degrees brix and then the grapes must spend 7…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Twenty: Cooper's Hawk Vineyards, 2010 Riesling With Recipe For Seafood Risotto [PHOTOS]

The 2010 Riesling from Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards is the personal favourite of Cooper’s Hawk staff member, Tracie Gonneau. It is 100% Riesling – an off dry medium bodied wine with hints of Granny Smith apple and petrol on the nose. Plenty of acidity and minerality fill the palate with a long finish of pear. This…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Nineteen: Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, 2009 Pinot Noir

The 2009 Pinot Noir from Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery is the perfect light red wine to pair with distinctly flavored fare such as lamb or turkey. It is very easy to drink and won’t take over the flavors you worked so hard to preserve in your meal. “I have been saying lately that many wineries…

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