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Volcanic Wines
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Volcanic Wines

Volcanic Wines takes the notion of terroir to new heights. Every serious wine drinker knows enough about the importance of terroir and makes his/her buying decisions accordingly. John Sazbo goes into minute detail about the overarching theme and link between a wide range of grape varieties and volcanic wine regions. […]

Of All That Ends
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Of All That Ends

This posthumous collection of Günter Grass (1927 – 2015) offers gentle, intimate meditations, illustrated by his own black and white drawings. Grass apprenticed as a stonecutter, and later started drawing, and writing. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1990. In one reminiscence, he recalls his start as a […]

2017 Burgundy Domaine Tasting
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2017 Burgundy Domaine Tasting

2017 Burgundy Domaine Tasting Legendary and world famous Burgundy wines stand out as brilliant gems in the wine world. Recently, the Burgundy domains association organized a tasting of its wines in Toronto to showcase the quality of its products. 16 wineries and two negociants proudly poured their wines for an […]

2017 Domaines and Maisons Tasting of Champagne Henriot, Bouchard Pere Et Fils, William Fevre, and Villa Ponciago
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2017 Domaines and Maisons Tasting of Champagne Henriot, Bouchard Pere Et Fils, William Fevre, and Villa Ponciago

Luc Bouchard, the export manager of Henriot-owned wineries organizes a tasting of the latest available vintages in April annually. This year, main features were 2015 Burgundy wines (Cote d’Or and Chablis) along with two Beaujolais, plus Champagne Henriot products. Bouchard Pere et Fils is one of the oldest Burgundy wineries […]