Wine of the Week | The New Chile: Fresh Cinsault From De Martino | February 7, 2018

DE MARTINO, Chile 2016 ‘Gallardía’ Cinsault $26.99 (6 btls/cs) The wines from De Martino are like a breath of fresh air. Most New World wine regions suffered a bit of an awkward adolescence and fumbled to find their footing. Chile secured a reputation for producing well-made, if somewhat predictable, reds that over-delivered for the price. […]

Wine of the Week | New Zealand Pinot from Craggy Range | January 31, 2018

CRAGGY RANGE, New Zealand 2016 Pinot Noir, Martinborough $39.99 (12 btls/cs) This time last year we were in sunny New Zealand walking through the immaculate vineyards of Craggy Range. The insanely impressive winery has been set up for success since its inception in 1997. Founder Terry Peabody invested liberally in the project and sought the help of […]

Wine of the Week | Standout California Cab from Marietta | January 19, 2018

MARIETTA, Sonoma County 2014 Armé Cabernet Sauvignon $42.99 (12 btls/cs) Marietta is the winery you hope to find in Sonoma. Something about Napa’s modest neighbour makes you think of dirt roads, good folks, and wineries run out of barns. Marietta has evolved from its humble beginnings but the goal has always been the same — to […]

Wine of the Week | Top 100 Malbec from Finca Decero | December 13, 2017

FINCA DECERO, Mendoza 2015 Malbec ‘Remolinos Vineyard’ $25.99 (12 btls/cs) #34 on Wine Spectator’s list of Top 100 Wines of 2017 It’s minus ten and we’re buried in snow! Time to bust out a new world wine that wraps around you like a warm blanket with its voluptuous fruit and wintery spice. Decero means ‘from scratch’ because the […]

12 Wines for the Holidays | December 6, 2017

A few of our favourite things to share around the table! What a year! Our team of jetsetters scoured the globe in our never-ending quest to discover the world’s finest tipples. Starting in January, we traded Canadian winter for summer in New Zealand to attend the best Pinot conference (party) there is. We set off […]