Archive for July, 2012
Question of the month: Do any wines that I make have Gluten in them?

I cannot have Gluten in my diet. Do any wines that I have made from you have Gluten in them? Gord Thanks Gord. Excellent question. Below is an article from our industry leading publication ,Winemaker Magazine. Wine and gluten allergy (Author: Alison Crowe, Winemaker Magazine 2010) I myself don’t suffer from Celiac Disease, nor am I gluten sensitive more...

Garlic-Crusted Salmon with Tomato-Cilantro Relish

This garlic-crusted salmon with fresh tomato-cilantro relish is light, delicious and quick: the perfect mid-week meal. Pour a glass of the new World Vineyard Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc for the perfect pairing. Serves 4. Garlic-Crusted Salmon Ingredients: 4 skinless salmon fillets 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp cracked white more...

Wine & Weather: Serving Wine in the summer!

For Pete’s sake put an ice cube in it! If you want it that way! No snobbery at this end! I don’t have to tell you in these sweltering days of summer not to serve your Chardonnay at 95°F, unless you really want to. But I can give you some basic guidelines for suggested serving temperatures. It’s warm out these days, so do not hesitate more...

Fresh Pickerel, My Son and a Fine Chardonnay!

My recipe for ‘Fish & Chips’…and a fulfilling life: Fresh Pickerel, my son, and a fine Chardonnay. This summer I tackled one of my “bucket list items for Father’s Day”. I trapped my son in a boat for the weekend, and we actually talked and caught fish. No computers, no cell phones. Just he and I, a conversation, and a boat full more...

Another Medal for Winexpert Pickering!

In May I entered a 2 month old ‘Selection International Skins Petite Verdot’ in the Winemaker Magazine wine competition not expecting much due to its youthfulness. I am happy to say we did win a Bronze medal. Imagine if I held onto it and aged it more since these wines can take up to 18 months to peak. I am very excited about the new line more...

New and Improved “World Vineyard” 4 week wines!

It’s hard to believe, but our 4 week ‘Country Specific’ wines have just gotten better! I was involved in a blind taste test of the ‘original’ and the ‘new and improved’ World Vineyard wines and was quite amazed to see that they have actually improved on an already great product. You will see for yourself when you bottle your next more...