Category Archives: TBB Wine Picks

Beringer Wine Tasting

Donna and I are on a roll in the wine tasting luncheon department! This month we were lucky enough to be invited by Natalie Maclean (read her review of the event here) to have Beringers’ chief winemaker, Laurie Hook, talk us through a flight of 11 fabulous wines. Now, we are a little biased here, […]

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Wolf Blass Wine Tasting

Last week, Mary Anne and I were lucky enough to have lunch with Chris Hatcher, winemaker for Wolf Blass.  Joining Natalie MacLean and a group of sommeliers and fellow wine enthusiasts, we sat down with Chris at Social Restaurant in the Byward Market to hear all about the philosophy behind the wines of Wolf Blass. […]

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Wine Tasting and Reviews

Last Sunday, Donna and I had the opportunity to hang out at Natalie MacLean’s beautiful house with some fellow wine bloggers, sommeliers and people who work in the wine industry. There were approximately 60 assorted wines available to sample and review, for a great wine website www.nataliemaclean.com. Of course we didn’t try them all, but […]

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Friday Night Wine Pick: A Sticky End!

Last week three of us attended a wine event at Ottawa’s “Museum of Nature” called “New Zealand in a Glass”.  As you guessed, it featured wines from New Zealand.  It didn’t hurt that our very own Mary Anne had recently traveled to that beautiful country and done some wine tasting herself. Let’s just talk a […]

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