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August 15, 2014
features robust red wines from the Rhone Valley (Syrah/Shiraz blends) and Argentina's Malbec, all great for grilled grub.
You can find the ratings for these wines instantly on the
new wine mobile app
that CTV's The Social featured this week as one of the top 5 apps to save you time.
tells you how many bottles are in stock at your closest liquor stores, or
sort and search
My top picks for the
release are already online, so start adding your favs to your own
Plus, here are
from the regular section of the liquor store.
Meanwhile, we hit this issue head on:
Does wine make you fat
If Bridget Jones (lower left) can have her chardonnay and lose 30 pounds at the same time, can you?
A related topic is the
rising alcohol levels in wine
. Alcohol, surprisingly, contributes more calories than does sugar in wine.
But there are other more serious taste and health issues at stake. What do you think?
Enjoy your weekend!
P.S. How influenced are you by a wine label when buying wine? We talk about that and the trend of
art on wine labels
Here are all my Best Value and Top Rated red, white, sparkling, rosé and dessert wines. This text
wine shopping list
shows the number of bottles for each wine in your closest liquor stores.
This Recipe for Grilled Thai Flank Steak by Food Network Chef Rob Rainford pairs beautifully with the big reds I recommended this week from the Rhone Valley and Argentina. Here's the recipe ...
Wine blogger Aimee Fowler (left) has completed the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Certificate and is the Food & Beverage Manager at the Toronto Golf Club.
Check out Aimee's reviews, along with those of the fastest growing, most
passionate community of wine reviewers
in the country.
Several celebrity wines are arriving in the liquor store this weekend, from both movie stars (Brad/Angelina) and sports heroes. See my
for these wines.
, we talk about how much influence celebrities have when they endorse wines on the label or even behind the scenes.
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