Tag Archives: Kacaba

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 843: Kacaba, On Seven, Backyard Vineyards (Kelowna) and Others

Kacaba Vineyards & Winery Rebecca Rosé 2021 (Niagara Peninsula, LCBO #227025, $20.15) Gamay grapes. Pink with a bluish tint; strawberry nose with a thread of minerality; medium-bodied, dry, strawberry flavour with a cranberry note; crisp on the palate; well-balanced and … Continue reading

Posted in Wine Lover's Diary | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 842: Peller Estates Wines

Before my trip to Naples, I had been invited by John Peller to taste his latest release – JEP XXI (John Edward Peller, blended in 2021). This a Bordeaux-style blend from five vintages, crafted by winemaker Katie Dickieson – 45% … Continue reading

Posted in Wine Lover's Diary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 787: Kacaba Vineyards

This week, a tasting of wines from Kacaba, on the Niagara Escarpment.

Posted in Wine Lover's Diary | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 779: Commisso Winery at Villa Bacchus

Villa Bacchus is a 32-acre estate winery and Bed & Breakfast located on the 75-year-old Commisso farm at the top of the Niagara Escarpment. The winemaker is Andrzej Lipinski, who owns Big Head Wines and is renowned for his appassimento … Continue reading

Posted in Wine Lover's Diary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 778: Webinar to Lebanon

December 1st: Participated in a webinar entitled “Lebanese Wine Heritage to Canada,” with Toronto sommelier Christina Brown. The purpose of the webinar was to enlighten wine producers in Lebanon about the LCBO and how to access it. We had both … Continue reading

Posted in Wine Lover's Diary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment