Wine Reviews

Drinking And Fighting – Robert Stephen (CSW), Windsor Square

Filed in Wine Reviews on November 19, 2014

(TORONTO, ON) – On November 22, Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, and Chris Algieri, of the USA, will square off in Macau, China, at the Venetian Hotel. Manny really must beat Algieri to retain his credibility and finish off his career in the highest orbit by then moving on to fight Floyd Mayweather. Now, if […]

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September 28, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Posh Cuvée and a twisted spaghetti squash salad.

Filed in Wine Reviews on September 28, 2014
September 28, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Posh Cuvée and a twisted spaghetti squash salad.

Goodbye Summer… Ease into fall with Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Posh Cuvee and a twisted spaghetti squash salad. This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship with Autumn. The Easiest (Best?) Ribs You Will Ever Make + Delicious Buttermilk Cornbread 1 rack of baby back ribs kosher salt freshly cracked black pepper smoked paprika […]

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August 3, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Riesling VQA with Chicken Curry Roast. Garden to Table!

Filed in Wine Reviews on August 9, 2014
August 3, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Riesling VQA with Chicken Curry Roast. Garden to Table!

Garden to Table! It’s a summer veggie frenzy with fresh local produce from our Farmer’s Market. Enjoy a glass of Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2013 Riesling while Chicken Curry Roast is is cooking on the grill. The perfect pairing for a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Chicken Curry Roast With summer veggies being abundant we wanted to […]

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February 23, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2012 Gewürztraminer with spicy curry chicken

Filed in Wine Reviews on February 23, 2014
February 23, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2012 Gewürztraminer with spicy curry chicken

Join the International Party! Gather and celebrate the accomplishments of the world’s greatest athletes in Sochi. Savour Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s 2012 Gewürztraminer teamed with spicy curry chicken from the comfort of your own home! Cheers and well done Team Canada!! We are so proud!   Curry Chicken & Rice ( compliments of Fred the […]

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Ontario Wine Review Video #59 – Michael Pinkus

Filed in News, Wine Reviews on February 12, 2014

OntarioWineReview Video #59: Colchester Ridge 2010 Meritage The first thing you’ll notice about this wine from Colchester Ridge (CREW) is the label, it’s not the same old sail on the label … and it’s not just the label that has a fancy look, this just might be the best Meritage to come out of CREW […]

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Colchester Ridge Best Wine In Canada – Robert Stephen (CSW), Windsor Square

Filed in News, Red Wines, Wine Reviews on January 1, 2014

(TORONTO, ON) – When I review a wine I usually spend at least 15 minutes with it. Strangely this year, while travelling I tried close to 200 wines, but most were sampled in under a minute. I will not include these “quickies” in my list but note amongst the quickies Portuguese and Spanish wines impressed […]

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CREW 2010 Meritage – Michael Pinkus, The Grape Guy, Ontario Wine Review

Filed in Our Wines, Wine Reviews on October 3, 2013
CREW 2010 Meritage – Michael Pinkus, The Grape Guy, Ontario Wine Review

The first thing you’ll notice about this wine from Colchester Ridge (CREW) is the label, it’s not the same old sail on the label … and it’s not just the label that has a fancy look, this just might be the best Meritage to come out of CREW – let’s say ever.  The nose doles […]

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September 15, 2013 – CREW – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2010 Meritage with Smoked Baby Backed Ribs

Filed in Wine Reviews on September 15, 2013
September 15, 2013 – CREW – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2010 Meritage with Smoked Baby Backed Ribs

Sip into Fall! September brings unexpected chilly nights and there is no better way to embrace the onset of fall then to sip Colchester Ridge Estate Winery’s Meritage while dinner is cooking! Smoked ribs accompanied this wine perfectly right into sunset!   It is easy to see why Shores of Erie Wine Festival picked CREW […]

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Red Wine Starvation Meets CREW 2010 Meritage – Robert K. Stephen (CSW), Windsor Square

Filed in News, Red Wines, Wine Reviews on September 4, 2013
Red Wine Starvation Meets CREW 2010 Meritage – Robert K. Stephen (CSW), Windsor Square

(TORONTO, ON) – After travelling for a few weeks in Spain and Portugal my physician will no doubt be singing the praises of all the good cholesterol imparted by the almost exclusive seafood diet I thrived on. The only problem was a very limited opportunity to chug down some red wine, as white wine and […]

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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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