The celebratory holiday season is just around the corner. While economic circumstances might have taken some of the cheer out of the past year, there are still ways to wow your friends with special wines at reasonable prices.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) Maybe instead of buying that $80 Champagne, a well-made Spanish cava or Canadian sparkling wine might work. A hearty red blend from Australia or Argentina can replace a similar wine from a more prestigious, and expensive, region.
Cabernet Shiraz India Here’s a mix of wines that would serve you well at a party or please a wine lover on Christmas morning.
Local wine could soon be available on grocery store shelves across the province after the Couillard government tabled a bill Thursday authorizing its sale.
Chenin Blanc Finance Minister Carlos Leitao tabled a bill on Thursday that would authorize the sale of local wines — along with ciders and ice wines -— outside of SAQs.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) , who runs a vineyard in Lac Brome , said the SAQ can be a "complex and not always profitable" network to navigate.
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Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times Dessert wines are a sweet way to celebrate winter holidays.
Sauvignon Blanc During the holidays, you often can't get away from dessert. Sugar-dusted cookies compete with snowy meringues for your attention. Your aunt insists that you have a piece of her famous fudge. Your grandmother's fruitcake has been steeping in rum for months, while her sister counters with homemade panforte. And just when you think it's safe to say no, somebody or other unveils a traditional steamed pudding, baked in an antique copper mold. It's enough to send even the most dessert-averse into sugar shock.
Chenin Blanc As an alternative, how about a dessert wine that you can sip on its own as dessert — or pair with something that's not quite so sugary? Nut cookies, bittersweet chocolate shards or a hazelnut or walnut torte are all ideal. A half bottle should do nicely for six or sometimes even eight.
Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine)
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cleveland.com Marc Bona, cleveland.com Want to splurge on wine for the holidays? Here's our annual 'on the tens' guide of wines available, covering different varietals and vintages for an assortment of price points.
Cabernet Shiraz CLEVELAND, Ohio – Throughout the year our weekly wine review column – "Wine Buy" – features virtually all wines that are $25 and less, often in the $10-$20 range. But as the holidays approach you might want to splurge, so we offer this on-the-tens roundup of 32 higher-end wines.
Rosé ($85) as a gift, consider telling your recipient to lay it down for a while; this was nice but probably needs some time.
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