Is Guinness as good in Canada as in Ireland?

Having been to Guinness in Ireland last year, we came back intigued about this.   So we decided to test the pints this side of the pond. Read about our visit to Allen’s on the Danforth in Toronto.  We sipped, we sniffed and we tested. The results are IN. Find out just how good a CanadianContinue reading “Is Guinness as good in Canada as in Ireland?”

Andert Gewürztraminer 2008

From:  Neusiedlersee Wine Region,   Austria.  Light gold in appearance, with delicate aromas of rose petal and lychee. An elegant presentation of tropical fruit and pear with the perfect balance of acidity, light toasty vanilla and slight creaminess. Nice mouthfeel with a lingering finish that entices you for more. Can cellar for 5 years. FermentedContinue reading “Andert Gewürztraminer 2008”

Chateau Grand Picque-Caillou – Bordeaux Rouge, 2005

($20)  RATING: 90. A charming Bordeaux with fruity, earthy and subtle spicy aromas. A very nice nose. A light wine with nuances of black and red berries, subtle cherries, raisins and vanilla. Many of the aromas continue in the flavours with additional notes of ultra ripe strawberries. Light tannins. Smooth finish. It’s a round wine.Continue reading “Chateau Grand Picque-Caillou – Bordeaux Rouge, 2005”