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  • March 8th, 2016

    Wine Women, and Song

    Wine Women, and Song

      Posted: March 3, 2016 Written by Ruari Cathmoir in Feature, The Majestic Wine Blog   If you thought wine was a man's world, you'd be very wrong. The rise of the female winemaker has been inexorable – and glorious. Over the past 20 years, the role played by the ‘fairer sex' has been marked by some truly stellar individuals. In Australia, women such as Louisa Rose of Yalumba and Virginia Willcock of Vasse Felix have blazed the trail begun by Pam Dunsford of Chapel Hill in McLaren Vale. In the 1980s Pam had been a curiosity, a lone women in an industry of men. Today Louisa and Virginia join Vanya Cullen of Cullen Wines as role...

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  • December 22nd, 2015

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Vaporetto Prosecco Brut

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Vaporetto Prosecco Brut

        It's the last day to enter our 12 Days of Trialto giveaway! Let's toast to a chance at winning a $1,000 prize pack with our final feature wine, Vaporetto Prosecco Brut. This versatile bottle of bubble is a fantastic choice for any celebration, or any day of the week to be honest. It's fruity, fresh and pleasing to an array of palates. For any last minute shoppers, it also makes for a rather delightful stocking stuffer. Did somebody say mimosa?      Vaporetto Prosecco Brut: SRP: Reg. $17.29; $15.79 Limited time offer for December CSPC: 99986Listing: SpecialtyFind it here: BC Liquor Stores; select private retailers Vancouver...

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  • December 21st, 2015

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserva

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserva

      Altos las Hormigas is one of the most exciting winegrowing projects in South America. The Argentine winery is run by an international dream team comprised of Italians Alberto Antonini, Antonio Morescalchi, and Attilio Pagli; and Chileans Pedro Parra and Leonardo Erazo. Recently named to Van Mag's Top 100 list for 2016, Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserva 2012 is an exceptional wine and an impressive value given what's in the bottle.  Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserva 2012: SRP: $30.99CSPC: 522870Listing: SpecialtyFind it here: BC Liquor Stores; select private retailers Vancouver Magazine International Wine Award Winner - Best Medium Red...

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  • December 19th, 2015

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz

      We may not have Australian weather this holiday season, but we have Australian wine. Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz displays classic Barossa character and makes for a great dinner wine any night of the week.    Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz 2013:  SRP: $30.99CSPC: 564450Listing: SpecialtyFind it here: BC Liquor Stores; select private retailers Vancouver Magazine International Wine Award Winner - Best Rich Red category Captivating and balanced, this full-bodied, mouth-filling wine has heaps of plum and cherry fruit sparked with notes of chocolate American Oak. The sweet fruit is firm with fine tannin and sweet and briary spices. A perfect...

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  • December 18th, 2015

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Telmo Rodriguez

    #12DaysOfTrialto - Food and Wine Pairing Featuring Telmo Rodriguez

        Today's 12 Days of Trialto feature takes a look at Spanish winery, Telmo Rodriguez--winner of two Vancouver Magazine International Wine Awards for 2016. The Basa Vino Blanco 2014, a wine consistently labeled as one of the world's greatest values for white wine, was named to the Van Mag Top 100 list for Best Light White, and Viña 105 2013 for Best Medium Red. At less than $20 per bottle, both of these wines are a great value and sure to please a dinner crowd.   Telmo Rodriguez Basa Vino Blanco 2014: Basa Vino Blanco is a fantastically refreshing yet serious bottle of wine, with a range of aromas and flavours from stony mineral...

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