No extras needed: A visit to Pearl Morissette Winery

In a world of manipulation, additives, and strict ridiculous guidelines it was a breath of fresh air when I stumbled across a bottle of 2010 Pearl Morissette Black Ball Riesling while out for “lunch” (i.e a bottle of wine between four wound up post exam WSET students). I was informed about it’s lack of recognition through…

#MWWC9: Paranoid, Phobic, and Terrified… Oh My!

The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge or MWWC for short gives us bloggers an opportunity to tap into our wee minds and unleash hell on whatever theme the past month’s winner dishes out. This month we got given a theme by The Drunken Cyclist that could make us shiver in our blogger boots. My previous (and…

A Connoisaurus’ guide to wine tasting events.

Things are moving and shaking for me and I’ve been invited to a Cali wine trade tasting event here in Ottawa. Consuming copious amounts of alcohol in small amounts of time usually equates to being blacked out in a corner spewing in the plants. No i’m not speaking from experience, although I have seen some…