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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 802: The Foreign Affair, Stratus and a Bunch of Other Wines

On Canada Day I had a zoom tasting with Rene Van Ede, the new winemaker for The Foreign Affair, a Niagara winery that specializes in appassimento and ripasso wines. Rene, who has made wines at Flat Rock Cellars, Tawse and … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 780: Karlo Estates, Prince Edward County

Sherry Karlo, proprietor of Karlo Estates in Prince Edward County, was kind enough to send me the following wines:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 775: Le Grand Clos & CedarCreek Pinots

Tuesday, November 10th: Thomas Bachelder, the winemaker for Clos Jordanne (as well as Domaine Queylus and his own Bachelder label) invited Rick Van Sickle and me to lunch at the St. Catharines Club to taste the 2018 vintage of Clos … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 734: A Week’s Tasting

Huff Estates Pinot Grigio 2018 (Prince Edward County – $19): Pale straw colour; minerally, peach pit nose; medium-bodied, just off-dry, ripe white peach flavour with balancing acidity. (88.5) Huff Estates Merlot South Bay Vineyards 2017 ($30): Deep purple-ruby colour; lightly … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 715: The Foreign Affair

Visited The Foreign Affair winery to taste the portfolio with winemaker Barclay Robinson.

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