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Meet the Maker: Brian Fairleigh for Chandon

Meet the Maker: Brian Fairleigh for Chandon Tues, Sept 12, 5:30-7:00 This Tuesday we have a very special tasting as Brain Fairleigh, Brand and Wine Education Manager for Chandon, takes us through a tasting of 5 (that’s right 5!) fantastic sparklings from the French house’s…

Mediterranean Whites

As summer draws to a close, this Tuesday Tasting (Sept 5) we bid farewell to beach season with three great Mediterranean white wines. Featuring: Villa Santa Loios, Portugal – Named after the Loios monks who have a long history in this southern region of Portugal,…

Great Grenaches

This Tuesday Tasting (Aug 29) we try 3 juicy, Spanish Grenaches that are consistently written up for their great taste (and value!). Featuring: Ludovicus – Grown in Terra Alta (the highlands of northern Spain) this highly ranked red (WA: 90pts) is made from organically farmed…

Liquid Smoke

This Tuesday Tasting, we try 3 full-bodied reds filled with ripe fruit flavours, and yes, you guessed it, a touch of smokey flavours that will make you want to light up the barbecue and smoke ‘em (grill ‘em and drink em) if you got em!…

Not the Usual Suspects

Forget champagne and prosecco! This Tuesday Tasting we’re trying 3 sparklings that are not your usual fare. Featuring: Bisson Glera Frizzante, Italy – Made from the same grape as in Prosecco (Glera) but fermented naturally to create a bone-dry, effervescent bubbly tasting of lemon, fresh…