SIP BACK & RELAX – OUR HOUSE WHITE


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If like us, you’re a fan of the best savoury and herbal white wines of Italy (think top drawer Soave, Verdicchio, Gavi & Greco) – this under priced / under the radar white is one to keep on hand for all of Summer’s occasions. Saladini Pilastri Falerio Bianco 2017 / Marche / Italy $14.95 per bottle […]

July 5, 2019

MAKING WINE HERE IS HARD WORK


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The Wines of Saint Joseph in the Northern Rhone Valley have come a long way since the 1980’s when a kilogram of apricots was worth more than a kilogram of grapes. Wine like this is an echo of its terroir — in the case of Saint-Joseph, a thin, low-yielding soil that barely covers the tough, […]

June 19, 2019

“MOTHER NATURE SEEMS UPSET”


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Has Muscadet’s time finally come? The wines of this Western Loire Valley appellation are enjoying a renaissance, the introduction of a new generation of talented and ambitious Winemakers has moved quality in the right direction. Muscadet is produced from the confusingly named Melon de Bourgogne grape, it’s a varietal that mirrors terroir with the best of […]

June 19, 2019

“CHABLIS SHOULD BE MEAN”


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“In talented hands Chablis can satisfy both the senses and the intellect. As I have written before, a friend once opined that Chablis should not kowtow in front of the wine-lover, do whatever it takes to please. “Chablis should be mean,” he averred, implying that the finest Chablis wines are uncompromising, challenging and cerebral. I […]

April 30, 2019

AN HOMAGE TO THOMAS JEFFERSON – THE PRINCE OF PINOT


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2016 Luke Jefferson ‘Head and Heart’ Pinot Noir, 95 cases made. $99.95 per bottle. This is a ‘swan song’ project created in 2012, by Steve Doerner and Irene Steh, named after their son, Luke Jefferson. The label artwork, a commissioned painting by Zach Hixson, is an imagining of the natural beauty Lewis and Clark would […]

April 16, 2019

BAROLO BRILLIANCE – DECADE OLD BAROLO FROM SANDRONE


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“The 2008 Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis is released ten years after the harvest. The Sibi et Paucis program of late releases sees only 1,500 bottles each of Cannubi Boschis and Le Vigne released to the market each year. Each year, the winery chooses to put aside a small part of their production of […]

April 16, 2019

BORDEAUX NEGOCIANT CVBG JOINS FORCES WITH THE CASE FOR WINE


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The Case For Wine is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the historic and iconic Bordeaux Négociant house of CVBG. “We’re pleased to partner with the internationally – renowned Négociants and we’re confident that the relationship will enable us to offer profound wines of unquestionable provenance to all “LCBO channels” […]

February 15, 2019

2017 BURGUNDY: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED?


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2017  BURGUNDY OFFERING: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED? After a succession of meagre years, beset by hail, rot and frost, nature has finally answered growers’ prayers, delivering a plentiful crop to equal or surpass the volumes achieved in 2009, the region’s last abundant vintage. After the gloom of 2016, a year ravished by the […]

January 30, 2019

LA FESTA DEL BAROLO 2019


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We’ve received another tranche of wines from five top growers in Piemonte, Luciano Sandrone, Voerzio Martini, Mauro Veglio, Gianfranco Bovio and Crissante Alessandria, as usual, allocations are small, critical acclaim is very high, and demand often outpaces supply. All wines ready to ship. Vintage notes 2013 – A cool growing season and late harvest produced gorgeous Barolos with […]

November 23, 2018