Monthly Archives: June 2017

South Africa: Home to Southern Hemisphere Wines with a European Inclination

With predictable interruptions, South Africa (S.A.) has been a serious wine producing region for a long time.  The Europeans who colonized the Cape were already growing grapes and making wine in the late 1600s.  Vin de Constance, a sweet wine … Continue reading

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Baha Beauty: A Claret Lookalike from Mexico

Hiro Yoshida, the proprietor of Hiro Sushi in Toronto (416 304-0550) and a cherished friend, came to dinner at our house and brought a remarkable bottle of wine with him: Passion Meritage Ojos Negros 2004.  This Bordeux-blend beauty from Bodegas … Continue reading

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