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?”
Author Archives: Paul Singer
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”
Like a smaller Versailles, this is one of the most beautiful and historic palaces in Europe. Just visited it with Lisa and Ashley. Culture, history and splendor.
Starbucks in Vienna
Wow, you can have a BEER here. This location is across from the Opera and beside Hotel Sacher.
Viewpointe Pinot Grigio 2006
An astoundingly popular varietal, this wine is less austere than many PGs. It displays enjoyable fruity tones of fresh, ripe honeydew melon, smoky pear and a hint of apple on a crisp finish. Enjoyed it at Allens Restaurant on Danforth in Toronto. My favourite English Pub.
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”
Sauvignon Blanc from Southern Austria
I just hosted Gerhard Wohlmuth Jr on his first trip to Canada. We visited potential restaurant clients and set up distribution in Ontario. The attraction to me is that these wines are exceptionally clean and elegant. They will be an excellent addition to the North American market. Ontario agent: http://www.carriagetradewines.com/
Hello New Decade! Hello New Blog Format.
Welcome to my new blog format. This will be the location of most of my new blogs AND those of the editors. My original blog will also remain active, as it is a repository of about 3 years of my life. I will add content there from time to time. To the ORIGINAL BLOG.