Month: May 2014

Weekday Wine: Rawson’s Retreat Cabernet Sauvignon

Weekday Wine: Rawson’s Retreat Cabernet Sauvignon

I would love to drink expensive wines all day, every day. But since I’m not independently wealthy, I have to seek out well-priced, good-value wines for those weekdays when I’m craving a decent glass but don’t have the money to spend on something really nice. […]

The Price of Wine in Edmonton

Last week’s issue of Vue bore my cover story on the price of wine in Edmonton restaurants. (Read it here.) I chatted with several places around town to get the lowdown on their pricing models. It basically amounts to what you should already know: restaurants […]

Canadian Bubbly: The New Champagne?

Canadian Bubbly: The New Champagne?

One day Canada’s sparkling wines are going to rival those of Champagne. Maybe that day is already here. Okay, it’s not. Champagne is truly the finest sparkling wine in the world – but not every single bottle; some of it is totally overrated and, accordingly, […]