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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 836: Rosehall Run

My office, according to my wife, is a mess. There are papers everywhere and I confess that one pile concealed notes I have written on wines kindly sent to me by Rosehall Run in Prince Edward County – wines I … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 834: A Paper Bottle?

Cantina Goccia 3Q 2018 (Umbria) A blend of Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Medium ruby colour; medicinal nose of chocolate and plum; medium-bodied, dry, earthy, plum and black cherry flavours with a dark chocolate finish. (88) The bottle is … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 829: A Light Tasting Week but Great Quality

Inniskillin Montague Vineyard Chardonnay 2019 (Four Mile Creek, Niagara; $25.95, Vintages #238642) Bright, golden straw in color; lightly toasty nose of apple with a floral top note; medium-bodied, dry, beautifully balanced, apple and lemon flavours with a suggestion of oak … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 815: Lakeside Cellars and the Best Ontario Gamay of 2020

Lakeside Cellars in Osoyoos, at the end of Lake Okanagan, kindly sent me the following wines:

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