Highlights! Want to enjoy my blog to the utmost? Check out these top posts. From a wine introduction to wine regions to dining experiences.

Top Posts by The Wine Baron Wine Introduction (Wine 101) – A short read, starting with “Step 1” Visiting the Rhone Valley wine region of France – Got to go there at least once in a lifetime! Visiting Masterworks in Bermuda – Some of the world’s greatest art, in Bermuda no less! Wine Pairings at The BriarsContinue reading “Highlights! Want to enjoy my blog to the utmost? Check out these top posts. From a wine introduction to wine regions to dining experiences.”

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3 Mediterranean wines to savor. Blasón del Turra tempranillo, Piccini Chianti, Cedro Chianti Rufina Organic.

Blasón del Turra tempranillo, Piccini Chianti, Cedro Chianti Rufina Organic. One word on each in order: easy-drinking, nice acidity, impressive personality. In fine restaurants. Not in LCBO. Available also to the public from Wine Lovers Agency, Woodbridge, Ontario.

Viewpointe Cabernet Franc ’08 (Burgundy Label). Outstanding Lake Erie EPIC.

Medium plum red, stunning lively perfume of black cherries, blackberries, and forest floor, with leather, and fresh spring meadow. Medium-bodied, with silky smooth texture and a long finish. A brilliant wine. This ’08 follows the blockbuster “07, which is also still available. Both can be purchased directly from the winery.

With Chris & Ash sharin Left Hook Martini at Martini Bar Burlington. Server Carl gettin married in 2 days. Congrats

With Chris & Ash sharin Left Hook Martini at Martini Bar Burlington. Server Carl gettin married in 2 days. Congrats, Buddy. Don’t stay away too long. We need you back here to serve up more fantastic martinis!

Quinta da Alorna Branco (White) 2011. Just the most lovely floral fresh bouquet with notes of pineapple, and deli…

Quinta da Alorna Branco (White) 2011. Just the most lovely floral fresh bouquet with notes of pineapple, and delicate citrus. The wine comes across as approachable and luscious with a good mouth feel to balance the acidity and residual sweetness. via SimplyTweet

A summer evening of five wines of Italy and Chile. We are enticed and charmed!

A summer evening of five wines of Italy and Chile. We are enticed and charmed! American Redstart, Watercolour on Rag-board, by Chris Bacon The WineAndLeisure.com tasting panel was joined today by wildlife artist Chris Bacon (www.chrisbacon.com) as guest panelist. We set about to do an unrushed quality tasting of 3 Italian wines and two ChileansContinue reading “A summer evening of five wines of Italy and Chile. We are enticed and charmed!”