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 Briars – Great cheat sheet for your own fine wine and dining.
Finest restaurant we discovered in Paris – Heavenly dining experience, and the wine!
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My current book is “A Season for Ravens,” an historical mystery. A new book is coming shortly.
This book by Will Ottinger is a must for historical fiction enthusiasts. Check out his site here, https://ottingerauthor.com
Aromatic, cloudy, citrus, spices. Smoke finish. Drop dead gorgeous. Quiet here in Ottawa after Oktoberfest @brosbeerbistro always a pleasure.
Proprietor James will seat you and check periodically to make sure everything is just perfect. The service, the salmon tarragon soup and the other fare certainly are perfect! And the view is a Million Bucks!
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.
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.
A balmy 9 degrees C and Gosling’s Gold Bermuda Rum helped make it nice and toasty!
John Hall gets it right with his Double Barrel Reserve. Smooth.