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Sommeliers. Ottawa & Vancouver

92 pts Port review: Maynard’s 2013 Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) Porto

Ottawa, ON February 2018 Matt's review: Maynard's 2013 Late Bottled Vintage Porto offers terrific quality at a remarkable price.  A blend of five organically grown grapes (Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca and Tinto Cão) from throughout the Duoro... Continue Reading →

Sexy Valentine’s Date Night Wines

February, 2018 Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV’s Henry Burris and Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased some sexy wine picks that are perfectly suited for a romantic Valentine’s date night. Check out the full CTV video here. When planning... Continue Reading →

#wine review: @Konzelmann Cabernet Sauvignon $14.95

Ottawa, ON February 2018   Matt's review: An impressive crowd pleasing Ontario Cabernet! The Konzelmann Estate Lakefront Series 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon shows layers of black fruit, dried cherry, vanilla, clove, perfume, and dried herbs. Super pleasant on the nose and palate,... Continue Reading →

#wine review: Julián Chivite @GranFeudo Reserva 2011 @LCBO

Ottawa, ON February 2018   Matt's review:  The Gran Feudo Reserva is a delicious blend of 65% Tempranillo, 20% Merlot, and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon from the unsung hero Spanish wine region of Navarra which shares a border with France. Spanish wines... Continue Reading →

#wine review: @BurrowingOwlBC Meritage 2014 #CDNwine

Ottawa, ON February 2018   Matt's review: For over 20 years Burrowing Owl has been producing some of Canada's finest wines, from the Wine Capital of Canada, Oliver, BC. Their 2014 Meritage is a blend of (31%) Merlot, (21.4%) Cabernet Franc,... Continue Reading →

wine reviews: Arterra Chardonnay & Pinot Noir 2016

Ottawa, ON February 2017 I love tasting wines (obviously!) and am always keen to taste new wines in the Ontario market so I can share any new personal favourite wine picks with fellow wine lovers on social media and via... Continue Reading →

#wine review: @Wente Southern Hills #Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Ottawa, ON January 2018 Matt's review: Wente Vineyards have been making fine wine since 1883, in fact they're America's oldest continuously operated family-owned winery. Their Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon comes from the Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay region which produces... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Robbie Burns Day with a few drams of Scotch whisky

Ottawa, ON January 25, 2017 Today on CTV Morning Live, CTVs Henry Burris and Sommelier Matt Steeves were celebrating Robbie Burns Day by enjoying some of our favourite products from Robbie Burns' native land...Scotch whisky! Here's the CTV video of... Continue Reading →

#wine review: Ruffino Il Ducale 2015 – A Tuscan treat!

Ottawa, ON January 2018 Matt's review: Il Ducale combines some of the favourite characteristics of Tuscan wines in one affordable bottle for all to enjoy. A blend of 45% Sangiovese, 40% Merlot, and 15% Syrah, it's packed with delicious array of... Continue Reading →

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