Tag Archives: Henry of Pelham

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 838: Celebrating the Taste of Home (and Away)

Monday, April 25th: A tasting of Ontario wines at the renovated Park Hyatt Hotel in Toronto. Fifty selected wines in the press room with 200 in the main ballroom. It was quite like pre-COVID times! An air of celebration in … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 837: Big Wines from Big Head

Deborah and I visited Big Head’s new facility in Niagara-on-the-Lake and tasted a few of the 42 wines that Andrzej Lipinski has on the market. The new winery is 7,000 square feet and Andrzej showed us the plans for an … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 827: New World Wines with a Nod to the Old

Henry of Pelham Cabernet-Merlot 2020 (Short Hills Bench; $15.95 [$13.95 until January 30], CSPC #504241) Opaque purple in colour; cedary, spicy, floral nose of plums with a toasty note; medium-bodied, dry, firmly structured, savoury plum and currant flavour. (88)

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 822: Icellars Estate Winery

Icellars Estate Winery is a small boutique VQA member winery located in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The 60-acre fallow land was carefully selected by owners Adnan and Elif Icel based on precise research of ideal growing conditions for premium vinifera varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 819: Henry of Pelham and a Great Golf Club Dinner

Tasted six wines from Henry of Pelham and one from South Africa:

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