Wine Making 101: The Best Ways to Remove Labels From Wine Bottles

Of course, you don’t have to remove the labels… If every batch of wine you make is Merlot, getting ready for your next bottling appointment is easy – all you need to do is rinse the bottles as you empty them, and sanitize them when you are ready to refill. But if you’re like most … More Wine Making 101: The Best Ways to Remove Labels From Wine Bottles

Wednesday Wine 101: Corks vs. Screw Caps

For most people, wine bottles and corks go together like salt & pepper – and historically that has definitely been the case.  Over the past few decades, though, synthetic closures have been gaining ground and increasing in popularity, sparking debate about what makes the best seal. Today, we’re looking to get some closure on the … More Wednesday Wine 101: Corks vs. Screw Caps

Wednesday Wine 101: The Best Wine & Beer Pairings for Your Long Weekend BBQ

The long weekend is almost here! And that means relaxing with good company, and enjoying some time off in the summer heat. For those of you BBQing or getting together with friends and family this holiday weekend, we’ve put together a list of simple wine and beer pairings that will make it easy to please … More Wednesday Wine 101: The Best Wine & Beer Pairings for Your Long Weekend BBQ

Wednesday Wine 101: Know your Curds and Whey around a Cheese Plate

There’s a reason that cheese plates often make an appearance at parties: when done properly, they can be the perfect accompaniment to enhance your wine-drinking experience.  But how do you know which cheese to serve with which wine?  The trick is to select flavours and textures that complement – rather than compete with – the … More Wednesday Wine 101: Know your Curds and Whey around a Cheese Plate