Stoneleigh New Zealand Wine recommends great books for autumn

Now that the weather has become chilly and people are retreating to the comforts of home, gathering with friends to discuss great books and share a bottle of wine is more appealing than ever.  Some solo reading time with a glass to savour is another cozy way to spend precious free time. Stoneleigh Wines from Marlborough, New Zealand are the Official Wine Partner of Random House of Canada Limited.  Together, they have a range of book selections to recommend, and accompanying wine suggestions for book clubs large and small…  plenty of food for thought, and nuanced wines to complement good […]

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Eat, Pray, Drink: Top 5 Wines to Pair with the Book & Movie

I’ve read the book, but have yet to see the movie. In the meantime though, I’ve thought of 5 terrific wines to drink while you’re reading the book or watching the movie (I guess you’ll have to slip a bottle into your purse/man purse for the latter if you’re going to the theatre). Have you got a wine to suggest? Cheers, Natalie   2008 Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, D.O.C., Valdadige, Italy: We’ve got to have an Italian wine given the “Eat” part is in Italy, and this wine is fantastic with pizza! Lovely aromas of lemon, white melon and chives. […]

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Which Wine to Pair with 24?

The new season of 24 has started with a bang. Wine lovers are wondering not so much how Jack Bauer will get out of his latest predicament, but rather, which wine(s) to drink while watching the series. Until that’s settled, there’s no way we can focus on the plot. So here are some fun suggestions to kick things off from my wine friends on Twitter, Facebook and elsewhere online: A tasty, and a challenging pairing! Probably something bianco & indigenous to Italy. Falanghina perhaps? @CityWineJournal I’m also thinking an Oregon Pinot might work… unassuming yet powerful (as in a Bauer […]

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