Stags’ Leap Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

By: Melanie Lloyd 14.1% alcohol/vol. WINE REVIEW: On the nose, this full-bodied Red has aromas of ripe blueberry and jammy cassis spread, with notes of menthol, cinnamon, violet, potpourri, cocoa, and hints of black pepper and vanilla. With flavours of cassis,  plum, cinnamon, floral notes and cocoa, it has fresh acidity and velvety tannins that… Read More Stags’ Leap Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Marquette 101: Discovering this Cold-Hardy Grape

By: Melanie Lloyd Never heard of Marquette? You are not the only one. This young grape variety may not be well-known but is steadily gaining popularity.   WHY IS IT NOT MORE KNOWN? First off, Marquette is a hybrid grape. Unfortunately, hybrid grapes can be tricky to get recognition within the wine industry. In Ontario, for example,… Read More Marquette 101: Discovering this Cold-Hardy Grape