8/10 $9.95 Casal Garcia Vinho Verde (Portugal). Floral and citrus on the nose 👃. Dry with decent acidity and plenty of sparkle ✨. Notable flavours of melon 🍈, peach 🍑, and citrus 🍋. Overall, this vinho verde is very refreshing and easy to drink, and has a lower alcohol content of 9.5%. This bottle is... Continue Reading →
June 14, 2019 Review of: Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio
8.25/10 $13.95 Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio (Italy). Pale lemon in colour. Very fragrant 👃citrusy and floral🌷on the nose. Dry and crisp with medium acidity. Playful and friendly fruit flavours of apple 🍏, pear 🍐and citrus 🍋🍊. This bottle is easy drinking and holds up pretty well in the fridge after opening. ✌🏻 I accredit my... Continue Reading →
May 17, 2019 Review of: Inniskillin Sauvignon Blanc VQA
8/10 $14.95 Inniskillin Sauvignon Blanc VQA (Ontario). Smells floral. Tastes fruity! Dry and crisp with flavours of lime, peach, and apple 🍏. Plenty of citrus 🍋and nicely rounded. I first enjoyed a small glass on it’s own (7.75), however I much preferred the second glass (8) which was accompanied by food (we just had appies... Continue Reading →
May 1, 2019 Review of: Las Mulas Reserva Organic Chardonnay
7.25/10 $13.95 Las Mulas Reserva Organic Chardonnay (Chile). Light straw colour. Dry with a bit of sparkle and high acidity (or so I felt). Lots of initial upfront body with flavours of spicy pineapple, citrus and pear. Somewhat of a lingering aftertaste. . I actually didn’t mind this one at all, and considering the price,... Continue Reading →
March 20, 2019 Review of: Blu Giovello Pinot Grigio
8.5/10 $13.25 Blu Giovello Pinot Grigio (Italy). Very pale straw colour and floral smelling. No bubbles or sparkle. Dry and light, with fruit flavours of apple and nectarine. Refreshingly crisp and soft to finish. . . *New Fave Alert* This one was SO easy for me to love from the first sip - I’m a... Continue Reading →
February 6, 2019: Happy Winesday!
“Me love cookies 🍪” ... and Chardonnay 😜 Wishing everyone a Happy #Winesday
January 23, 2019 Review of: Burnt Ship Bay Pinot Grigio VQA
7.5/10 $15.95 Burnt Ship Bay Pinot Grigio VQA (Ontario). Clear pale straw colour. Delicate citrus pineapple smell. Dry and smooth, with medium acidity that is enjoyable. Light, crisp and refreshing🍃. I was a little confused (flavour wise) with the first sip, but afterwards it became apparent that I was tasting mostly citrus flavours of lemon... Continue Reading →
January 12, 2019 Review of: Trapiche Astica Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
8/10 $8.45 Trapiche Astica Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend (Argentina). Dry, smooth and light, this one has all of the characteristics that I look for in sipper for the evening 👍. Lively, with pleasant acidity and a tiny sparkle ✨. Flavours of green apple, citrus, and peach. 🍏🍋🍑 I’ve had this one a few times before... Continue Reading →
December 26, 2018 Review of: Black Cellar Pinot Grigio
7.5/10 $11.95 Black Cellar Pinot Grigio (Ontario). A pleasant little white that is relatively dry and light, with flavours of apple and pear. Simple and easy to drink, this was ideal for casual sipping before dinner and paired well the red snapper we later enjoyed. Although I did feel that there was a hint of... Continue Reading →
December 25, 2018: Merry Christmas!
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, from my glass to yours! Also, how beautiful is this holiday #whitewinesangria made by my Aunt ?! So delish.👅😍🍷🎄 Recipe coming soon!