I’m slowly sipping on a white cotes du rhone and trying to figure out what I would like to say for this first of many blog entries from myself and the team here at Wine Cru Reviews. For someone who usually has a lot to say, this writing thing is kind of hard. More wine needed maybe?
Mainly, I would like to welcome you, our reader… probably my mom. Actually pretty doubtful – simply opening e-mail can be a struggle for her. She’s great at using her iPhone though. I digress…
Our team of wine lovers are hoping to simply bring you quality wine content in a fun and unintimidating way. What does that mean to us? Well to me that means, interesting stories and facts about wine makers/producers, funny stories, winery experiences and adventures, detailed reviews about Canadian and international wines, and a whole lot more in an “easy to drink” kind of way. We will see how this blog evolves over time!
Our commitment to you is to provide straightforward opinions about the wines we try and to provide an educational component to them.
Time for a top up.
So what is it that you are drinking?
Do you try and drink local or are you all about trying stuff not found in your own backyard? I think it’s important to try to support local as much as possible, but it is equally important to explore what the wine world has to offer. It is amazing to me how a varietal can taste drastically different from region to region, country to country. Shiraz from Australia, Malbec from Argentina, Cabernet Franc from Canada? Let us know!
Are you a seasonal wine drinker? Pinot grigio and rose wine in the summer? Big full bodied cabs during the cooler months? In Canada, particularly in Eastern Ontario, we spend more than half the year surviving our cool climate weather. I tend to enjoy both red and white wines year round, but do find myself gravitating towards certain regions or countries from time to time. Right now, while we patiently wait for summer to arrive I find myself trying many different white wines and lighter reds. However, it did snow a little today… and it is May… might have to switch back to something heavier to warm me up!
One more glass…
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