Search

Quercus Vino

Sommeliers. Ottawa & Vancouver

Category

Okanagan

94 pts #wine review: @BurrowingOwlBC 2013 Meritage avail @LCBO

Ottawa, ON June 2017   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 2013 Meritage (Bordeaux blend) is a blend of 39% Merlot,... Continue Reading →

Patio-perfect Spring Wines (50+ shades of Rosé) – as seen on @CTVOttMornLive

CTV Ottawa Morning Live May 3rd, 2017 Today on CTV Morning Live, CTVs Lianne Laing, Melissa Lamb, and Sommelier Matt showcased some patio-perfect wines to enjoy this spring and one thing they have in common...they're all Rosés.  Here's the CTV... Continue Reading →

93 pts wine review: @PaintedRockWine 2015 Rosé – $25 – the ultimate #patio #wine

Ottawa, ON April 2017 Matt's review:  Each vintage of Painted Rock Rosé I've tasted I'm consistently impressed with how delicious it is, and reminded how much I enjoy the style they produce (and that I need to stock up on... Continue Reading →

Calories in wine!? How bad can it really be?

January 25, 2017 Today on CTV Morning Live as part of Wellness Wednesday, CTV's Lianne Laing and Sommelier Matt Steeves discussed a topic that is top of mind for many these days, calories.  In fact we focused on calories in... Continue Reading →

Matt’s Long Weekend Wine Picks & Tips

Gorgeous artwork by the talented Andy Potts - check out his site: andy-potts.com CTV Ottawa Morning Live May 16th, 2016. 8:20AM Theme: Matt’s Long Weekend Wine Picks & Pro Tips Today on CTV Morning Live, Sommelier Matt Steeves and the talented... Continue Reading →

Spring Wines and California comes to Ottawa

  CTV Ottawa Morning Live April 6th, 2016. Today on CTV Morning Live,  Sommelier Matt Steeves and the talented Melissa Lamb showcased some terrific wines to enjoy this spring as part of our regular wine segment.  We also tasted some wonderful... Continue Reading →

Romantic Wine & Food Pairings for Valentine’s Day – as seen on CTV Morning Live

February 8, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Today on CTV Morning Live, Lianne Laing and I showcased some super sexy wines and foods that will make your Valentine's day celebrations sweeter than you had ever imagined.  Check out the video... Continue Reading →

Matt’s Iconic Holiday Wine Picks from the Vintages November 28th Release

Here are some beautiful iconic wines mostly from the November 28th Vintages release which would be ideal wine gifts for any wine lover this holiday season. Matt's tasted these all recently and selected some of the finest for your consideration. These storied wines may not be 'value-priced' yet they're all delicious and known around the world for exactly that!

The pursuit of excellence at Painted Rock Winery in beautiful British Columbia, Canada

September 2015 - Matt Steeves On September 20, 2015, I had the pleasure of meeting with John Skinner, proprietor at Painted Rock Estate Winery. From the moment you start climbing the long and winding hill to reach this beautiful winery... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑