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Valentine’s Wines on CFRA News Talk Radio with Dahlia Kurtz, host of “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”

February, 2019 Ottawa, ON Today on CFRA News talk Radio, on The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz, Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased some sexy wine picks that are perfectly suited for a romantic Valentine’s date night. Listen to our segment here -... 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 →

A new #Ripasso @LCBO – @ViniSMargherita Ripasso – just in time for #Thanksgiving dinner

Ottawa, ON September 2017   Santa Margherita Ripasso – Valpolicella, Italy - $24.95 Matt's review:  Santa Margherita has jumped into the world of Valpolicella with their inaugural vintage (2014) Ripasso and did they ever succeed! A blend of 40% Corvina,... Continue Reading →

#wine review: Cesari #Amarone – available @LCBO – $39.40

Ottawa, ON July 2017   Matt's review: This value priced Amarone is packed with sweet dried dark fruit, black cherry, smoky plum, and a distinct freshness on the nose. Smooth and very expressive, the delicate tannins are fine and well... Continue Reading →

93-95 pts Wine review: Corte Sant’Alda Valmezzane Amarone 2011 #Valpolicella

Ottawa, ON April 2017 Matt's review: Corte Sant'Alda's Valmezzane Amarone (2011) is an absolutely stunning wine from this proudly biodynamic winery located high in the hills east of Verona, Italy. At ~16% it's remarkably elegant and fresh, indicative of the delicate... Continue Reading →

Wine Review: Santa Margherita Ripasso Superiore Valpolicella, Italy – $24.95

February 2017 Ottawa, ON Matt's review: Santa Margherita has jumped into the world of Valpolicella with their inaugural vintage (2014) Ripasso and did they ever succeed! A blend of 40% Corvina, 40% Corvinone, and 20% Rondinella, the wine was re-passed over... Continue Reading →

Must try wines for Thanksgiving – as seen on CTV Morning Live

October 6, 2016 Today on CTV Morning Live, CTV's Lianne Laing and Sommelier Matt Steeves showcased a portfolio of wines that would be great with your Thanksgiving meals. Here's the video: CTV Thanksgiving Wine Segment In the lead up to Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →

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