Category: Wine and Spirits

  • Wine | Wines of Chile at Hotel Arts

    [dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/2010 Wines of Chile at Hotel Arts/”/] CSL was invited to the Wines of Chile event at Hotel Arts, displaying some of the most popular wines and food from Raw Bar. Situated between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chilean wine is world renoun for its Mediterranean climate (dry summer and moderate winters), producing […]

  • Wine | Fruity Sauvignon Blancs are Made for Simple Barbecues

      AVONDALE Winemaker: Corné Marais CSL: What is your (or the winemaker’s) favourite memory with Avondale sauvignon blanc? Marais: Avondale’s winemaker, Corné Marais, is a keen angler and for him there is nothing better than standing with a line in the icy Atlantic Ocean and a chilled glass of Avondale Sauvignon Blanc in his hand. […]

  • Best | David Pick’s His Top 5

    The choice of wines at 100 wines by David Walker. Photography by Robert Bunka These wines pack a double punch – great tasting and easy on the budget. Click here to view full article on Page 20 of the Fall 2009 issue of City Style and Living magazine

  • Tasting | Highland Park

    [dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Highland Park with Gerry Tosh/”/] Photography Courtesy Highland Park Made in the windy, turbulent Orkney Islands in Scotland (the islands have been inhabited for 5500 years), Highland Park whiskey benefits from the climate. As Tosh refers to the rugged landing on the islands “you know you’re going to hit something, you just don’t know […]

  • Wine | Les Petits Cailloux

    [dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/2009 Les Petits Cailloux/”/] Though the Eastern Townships and Montérégie are known for their apple orchards, the next day I go in search of grapes on the west side of Mount Yamaska at Les Petits Cailloux vineyard. As I speak to owner Martin Lavertu, classical music wafts through the air. He and Françoise Goudreau […]