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Wine Folly

Black black black impenetrable black thick vibrant stuff with thin ruby edges and heavy sediment. Big burnt tire, ripe candied fruit, dusty beautiful velvet wilted rose and pistachio fruit all crammed into something so concentrated, so sharp, so beautiful… and yet: teetering on oxidized, could this be slightly over-the-hill? 178 more words


Chilean Wine Part 1

Chile has a long history of wine production, dating back to the 16th century, when the Spanish  colonists brought vitis vinifer.  Later various French varieties were imported, and in the 20th century, Chile established itself as an important player in the global wine market.   135 more words



Friday night date; picked a nice french restaurant, great company, quite excited. One huge problem: forgot the restaurant is BYOB! What to do? We looked at each other disappointedly. 178 more words


Have a Drink: Cono Sur Pinot Noir

Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir | Relampago’s Rating:

This week’s entry isn’t coming from a wine snob, but for those who enjoy red wine (and a cigar… mmmm) there’s a quality entry from Chile available in almost every grocery store that stocks wine. 354 more words

Have A Drink

Chile Going Places

Not so long ago, I blogged about a Chilean wine that was voted overwhelmingly the best of the day at a course on the wines of the Americas I ran at Stoke Lodge.  277 more words


Weekly Wine – Chilean Chardonnay

Santa Carolina Chardonnay
13% ABV
$9.45 (LCBO)
This wine disturbed me a bit.
It is dry yet it does not seem so when taking the first sips. 103 more words


A Clear Chilean Winner

“Which are your favourites of the wines you’ve tasted today?” is a question I frequently ask at the end of a wine course or tasting that I’ve run.  350 more words