News

A list of past news and stories about Colchester Ridge Estate Winery.

Sip & Savour Ontario – Dean Tudor, Wine Writer

Filed in News, Wine Reviews on July 22, 2013

Sip & Savour Ontario (locally grown food paired with VQA wines, June 19 The Date and Time: Wednesday, June 19, 2013   6:30 PM to 10 PM The Event: Sip & Savour Ontario (locally grown food paired with VQA wines) The Venue: Fermenting Cellar, Distillery District The Target Audience: consumers, wine media The Availability/Catalogue: the catalogue […]

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CREW 2011 Riesling – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

Filed in Wine Reviews on July 4, 2013
CREW 2011 Riesling – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

5.00 Overall Score Winemaker’s Notes: This wine shows off the terroir of the area with an enticing nose of floral notes mingled with ‘wet stone’ minerality. On the palate experience a highly viscous wine full of stone fruit and mineral notes with a squeeze of lime on the finish. Drink now with salads containing fruit […]

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CREW 2011 Chardonnay – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

Filed in Wine Reviews on June 28, 2013
CREW 2011 Chardonnay – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

   4.33 Overall Score Winemaker’s Notes: A citrus and apple nose heralds this fruit-driven unoaked Chardonnay that is refreshment in a glass. Honey Crisp apples and Bosc pear coupled on the palate with pleasing minerality, balance this crisp and bright white wine. Pair with cream based dishes, summer salads, seafood and more. VQA Lake Erie North […]

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Colchester Ridge Estate Winery: True Grit – Robert K. Stephen (CSW), Windsor Square

Filed in News on June 25, 2013

(TORONTO, ON) – On Wednesday evening I attended the Sip & Savour Ontario Ultimate Local Wine & Food Experience at the Distillery District in Toronto. Funds raised by the event are used to support Houselink Community Homes which provides homes, community and opportunity for people with living experience with chronic mental health problems and those […]

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Popping Corks for Prostate Cancer

Filed in Events, News on June 18, 2013
Popping Corks for Prostate Cancer

A day of fun at the Winery! Bring the Family & play 9 Holes of Goofy Golf on the Lawn. Join us July 13th & 14th from 11am to 5pm for a day of food, fun, drinks and raising money. Proceeds go to finding a cure for Prostate Cancer $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for kids […]

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June 9, 2013 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery Grand Crew 2008 VQA with bellauitand merlot cheese and Cabernet Sauvignon VQA 2008 Vintner’s Reserve with Grilled sirloin.

Filed in Wine Reviews on June 9, 2013
June 9, 2013 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery Grand Crew 2008 VQA with bellauitand merlot cheese and Cabernet Sauvignon VQA 2008 Vintner’s Reserve with Grilled sirloin.

Fresh Pairs! Sometimes steak is the star of a meal, but not when served with Colchester Ridge Estate winery’s bottle of red! These dynamic pairs will liven up every grilling occasion. We enjoyed Cabernet Sauvignon VQA 2008 Vintner’s Reserve with appetizers including presidents choice bellauitand merlot cheese.  Then grilled sirloin steak, grilled romaine salad with […]

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The Ultimate Father’s Day

Filed in Events, News on June 4, 2013
The Ultimate Father’s Day

On Saturday, June 15th, CREW is hosting the ULTIMATE STEAK SANDWICH experience!  Blue Cheese, Grill Onions, Mushrooms, Peppers will be mouth-watering! Served with Caesars or Garden Salad. With this amazing sandwich you will also receive 9 holes of golf at the amazing Oxley Golf Course just down the road.  Book you tee time before or […]

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Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – Lake Erie North Shore Uncorked – Kenny Galloway

Filed in Wine Reviews on June 1, 2013

I just returned home from a 2-month political campaign project in San Bernardino, Southern California, A.K.A. “San Berdoo”. I was pleasantly surprised to find two bottles waiting for me, sent for review from Colchester Ridge Estate Winery (CREW) out of Ontario, Canada. Let’s see how they hold up! This will be my first tasting ever of […]

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Grand Tasting Event

Filed in Events, News on June 1, 2013
Grand Tasting Event

Take a guided tasting with CREW’s very own winemaker, Bernard Gorski.  The small lot Reserves are on the tasting table for ONE DAY ONLY! Join Bernie from 2-4pm to taste the 2008 GRAND CREW Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot and the 2008 Vintner’s Cabernet Sauvignon. $10 per person. Call us to reserve your seats at 519-738-9800 or email […]

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CREW 2011 Gewürztraminer – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

Filed in Wine Reviews on May 29, 2013
CREW 2011 Gewürztraminer – Gary Killops, Essex Wine Review

4.33 overall score Winemaker’s Notes: This crowd-pleasing white has a bouquet of exotic lychee-nut and citrus, rose petal and honeysuckle with flavours of lychee, peach, mango and spice. This wine is an excellent match with fresh fruit and cheeses and especially with recipes that include capsaicin, spices, oriental five spice, or curry. VQA Lake Erie […]

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