Category: Wine

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cru bourgeois

2012 Official Selection of the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc

Something a little different for the blog and something quite new for me - Cru Bourgeois: The Bordeaux You Should Know! For most people, Bordeaux can be intimidating. Heck - I'm about to try a bunch of these wines and I'm ...

sun-kissed wine

Blossom Hill Launches 2 New Wines For the Fridge

Red wine from the fridge isn't necessarily something we're used to in the UK. Of course, a refreshing Sangria isn't far from the mind on a hot sunny day but on its own a bottle of red isn't necessarily what ...

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aldi champagne

Review of Aldi Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut 2014

I love Aldi so much I even forgive them for forcing my gym to shut and move so far away from me I have to drive there. I especially love their Cremant de Jura. If I could have one tipple ...

lindt

Chocolate & Wine Bring The Ultimage Relaxation Moment on a Friday Eve

Stressed Brits needing a break should clear their diaries at 8.38pm this Friday, head to the living room sofa, dim the lights and set the thermostat for precisely 19.8 degrees Celsius. New research from Lindt EXCELLENCE released today reveals that ...

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Chene Bleu Abelard 2007 Red Wine Review

Chene Bleu Abelard 2007 Red Wine Review

I'm not a chocolate snob (says the woman addicted to dipping Dairy Milk in her tea so it melts) and I'm also not a wine snob. I do prefer and do deliberately choose to consume high quality chocolate most of ...

Lindt Chocolate and Wine Pairings

It may no longer be the holidays but there are lots of reasons to party – friends, (lack of) family, loving someone… there’s no reason to opt out of having some fun but sometimes you want to do more than ...

Accolade Wines for Easter

Everyone seems to do wine and whatnot at Christmas but what about Easter? When I celebrate Easter at home in Toronto with my family, we have a day-long brunch with my grandfather who is Hungarian. The entire community comes together ...

Aldi Cremant de Jura Sparkling Wine

At a recent event I had the fortune of being able to try a number of Aldi wines and their amazing chocolate chip brioche.  I am a firm Aldi convert.  They have some amazing food and the stuff coming out ...

Aldi Wine Shock – What I Found When I Opened A Bottle

Aldi is jokingly referred to as cheap and cheerful food.  Not great but not bad.  I beg to differ.  In fact after what happened when I opened a bottle of their red I had no choice but to write this ...

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