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How the LCBO measures sweetness!

Here is a simple explanation of the new sweetness codes for the LCBO. The “old” system of relaying sugar content in wine by the LCBO was very simple. The chart above shows on the right the ‘residual’ sugar in grams per LITRE. ‘0’ meant dry. ‘1’ meant less dry ‘2’ meant ‘off-dry’ ‘3’ more...

Craig's 5 Favourite Niagara Wineries!

We have all been to a winery or two in Ontario. Here are my Niagara picks for the most interesting and fun and of quality imbibing. Some may be a little pricey…but what the heck…you can’t take it with you eh! By the way, they are in no particular order because they are all good. However, if I had a gun to my head I would say Stratus more...

Limited Edition Wines 2017 VIDEOS & RECIPES!

We are very excited to announce this year’s Limited Edition wines! Watch the 60-second videos below to learn a whole lot more. NEW this year… All 5 recipe pairings are on easy to follow 2-minute time-lapsed videos. Absolutely easy to follow and handy for shopping since all ingredients are listed.   Chardonnay Chenin Blanc – Rawsonville, more...

Nocturnal...grapes picked at night, Wine Lover's delight!

Eclipse Nocturnal Grapes picked at night, Wine Lover’s delight. Introducing LIMITED RELEASE EclipseTM Nocturnal, hailing from Languedoc France. A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault harvested under the moonlit sky to create a captivating palate of plum, black raspberry and woodsmoke. Grapes harvested at night when they are cool more...

LE17 - This years Limited Edition Wines

Each Year, Winexpert releases 5 very special wines from January to April. But you have to reserve them to receive them! Reservation deadline is Friday, December 1st 2017!  2016 PRICE HOLD ONLY $195/30 bottles Please use the contact form below and reserve yours today!         more...

The NEW Aprés Dessert Wines

THE NEW Aprés Raise a glass and say cheers to Après, your NEW after-dinner indulgence or special occasion showstopper. These flavourful and aromatic specialty wines offer uncompromising quality and allow you to enjoy the sweeter side of life. Proudly share your delicious dessert or icewine style while celebrating with family and friends, or put up more...

Take the Canadian/wine Quiz!

This quiz is a little mix of celebrating Canada with a twist of wine. And please read the answers since they are hopefully informative and maybe entertaining. Quiz away!   1.How many glasses of wine do Canadians enjoy annually?50 million150 million250 millionover 500 millionWhat does VQA stand for?Vintners quality AllianceVintners quality more...

Perfect Pairings Recipe - Rib-Eye with Blue Cheese Butter

This month’s Perfect Pairing features Rib-Eye with Blue Cheese Butter. Match with Eclipse Forza or Amorone Style Wines. Click on the image below for instructions. more...

Happy Mother's Day...ETERNAL QUOTES!

“There are many men who have given claim to the birth of something. However, only a Mother can truly lay claim to giving birth to someone.” -CRAIG CATS Only mothers can think of the future – because they give birth to it in their children. — MAXIM GORKY If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? — MILTON more...

Another Successful Craig's Wine Food & Wine Tasting

Craigswine Spring 2017 Wine and Food Tasting! Five amazing dishes from around the world prepared by Chef Sean, and paired with five excellent wines. Another truly enjoyable and informative evening hosted by craigswine.com. Thank You to all those who attended. Below is some footage for those of you who missed it. And don’t worry, there will be more...