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Wine Review: @13thStreetWines Cuvée Rosé Brut – #PatioPerfect #AutumnPerfect #wine available @LCBO

Ottawa, ON August 2019 Matt's review: 13th Street Winery Cuvée Rosé is a blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, with a hint of Gamay Noir. Produced in the same labour intensive manner as Champagne, this traditional method sparkling wine offers great... Continue Reading →

wine review: Benjamin Bridge 2014 Brut

Ottawa, ON August 2019   Matt's review: Canadian sparkling wine icon, Benjamin Bridge, continues to capture the attention and admiration of wine aficionados, Sommeliers, and fine dining establishments around the world with their world-class premium sparkling wines. The 2014 Brut... Continue Reading →

Give the gift of wine this holiday season -as seen on CTV Morning Live

December 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased his top wine picks for entertaining and gifting this holiday season. Checkout the CTV video here! The holiday season is a great time of year... Continue Reading →

Women in Wine event in Toronto – a great Mother’s Day gift for any wine lover!

May 5 in Toronto, join four wonderful female wine personalities from some of the world's famous wine regions, including Champagne France, Napa California, Niagara Ontario, and Mendoza Argentina. I've had the pleasure of meeting Louise Engel of Featherstone Estate Winery... 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 →

Champagne Cocktails for New Year’s Eve Celebrations as seen on CTV Morning Live

Ottawa, ON December 29, 2017 Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV's Henry Burris and Sommelier Matt Steeves showed some great sparkling wines, how to open those bottles without incident (and with confidence!), and some ways to jazz them up by... Continue Reading →

Spring Wines under $20 as seen on CTV Morning Live

March 13, 2017 – Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV’s Lianne Laing, Henry Burris, and Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased value priced wine picks that are ideally suited for enjoying this time of year as we transition from winter... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails as seen on CTV Morning Live

December 30, 2016 - Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV's Sarah Freemark, Stefan Oliver Keyes, and Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased some super tasty sparkling wines and easy to make Champagne Cocktails to enjoy at your New Year's Eve... Continue Reading →

Top Holiday Wine Gifting ideas as seen on CTV Morning Live

December 14, 2016 – Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV’s Melissa Lamb and Sommelier Matt Steeves discussed top wine picks for entertaining and gifting this holiday season.  Check out the CTV video here Gifting a special bottle of... 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 →

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 →

Champagne & Cocktails for New Year’s Eve Celebrations – as seen on CTV

Today on CTV Morning Live, Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased several delicious sparkling wines and Champagne Cocktails to enjoy on New Year's Eve.

Holiday Wine Picks – Perfectly Suited for this Holiday Season – as seen on CTV Morning Live Dec. 9, 2015

December 9, 2015 – Ottawa, ON Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV’s host, Lianne Laing, and Sommelier Matt Steeves discussed top wine picks for entertaining this holiday season. Matt's Holiday Wine Picks and Tips for Entertaining as seen on CTV... Continue Reading →

Matt’s Holiday Wines Picks – November 14, 2015 – Beat the December line-ups and grab these now!

November 14, 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario. Here are some terrific wines I've tasted recently for which I'd highly recommend checking out this holiday season.  From value priced entertaining wines to higher priced gifting wines, sparklers and still wine, there are... Continue Reading →

Ferrari Trentodoc – No. 1 Sparkling Wine Producer of 2015 & European Winery of the Year – visits Ottawa to showcase their award winning Metodo Classico Bubbly

October 2015, by Matt Steeves. On October 19th, a group of Ottawa-based wine writers and sommeliers, including award winning wine writer, Natalie MacLean ( http://www.nataliemaclean.com ), gathered at Sidedoor Kitchen ( http://www.sidedoorrestaurant.com ) in the Byward Market (in Ottawa, Ontario)... Continue Reading →

Sparkling Wines for your election party celebration

Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV host Lianne Laing and CTV Guest Sommelier Matt Steeves discussed different sparkling wine options to enjoy during your election party celebrations.  We also had a special guest help us out with some sabering, the... Continue Reading →

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