30 Days of Local Wine – Day Seventeen: Aleksander Estate Winery, Vidal

An All Canadian Double Gold winner, the Vidal from Aleksander Estate Winery features the intense fruity aroma of honeydew melon and red apple. On the palate, this wine is off-dry and balanced with pear, citrus fruit and gentle grapefruit flavours. The AEW Vidal is a perfect partner for spicy foods, grilled chicken and pork dishes…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Ten: Aleksander Estate Winery, 2010 VQA Chambourcin

The All Canadian Double Gold winning, best of category Chambourcin from Aleksander Estate Winery is a medium-bodied dry red wine with the aromas of bright red fruit, cranberry and red currants continuing with the flavours of sweet cherry lasting well past the swallow. This fruit forward red heightens the experience of all food. Try pairing…

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30 Days of Local Wine – Day Four: Aleksander Estate Winery, VQA Baco Noir With Recipe for Braised Lamb Shanks

The Aleksander Estate Winery Baco Noir is a gold medal All Canadian Championship winner that offers depth in both colour and flavour. This full-bodied dry wine is intense with dark berry undertones and black pepper aromas. The flavours of black cherry are followed with a velvety finish. Pair with game meats, grilled steak or hearty…

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Taste the Season: Open House at Windsor-Essex Wineries

On November 26 and 27, 2011, the Lake Erie North Shore wineries are collaboratively hosting Taste the Season. This is an opportunity for them, and you, to give back to the communities that have shown them so much support as this annual event provides needed support to our community’s local food banks. Guests are asked…

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