Category : Wine

A conversation with Randall Grahm

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca     Every region has his iconoclastic and eccentric winemakers. For example, in Italy you have Angelo Gaja and Piero Antinori. In France, you have the Beaucastel and Zind-Humbrecht Very often, they are the one that they are ...

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Wine in a Magnum

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   Definitely, when i am drinking wine, my choice of bottle size is magnum. It is my impression that this bottle size makes me better enjoy my wine and thus i get more happiness.   The reason wine ages ...

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Beloved Crozes Hermitage

  By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca     Last week, I discussed  some of the wines of Iconoclastic Chapoutier that extend across the Northern Rhone different appellation. In this weeks article, I will talk about one of my favorite wine apellations of the Northern ...

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A tour of Chapoutier wine estates

  By: Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   Chapoutier is one of the most celebrated wine houses in France. It success has been established for some time now as Maison M. Chapoutier has made wine for over 200 years. However, it was under the ...

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Drink Chile!!!, Drink Pais!!!

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   Never heard of the grape called país in Chile? You’re not alone. This grape history goes back to the epoch of colonization in Chile by the Spanish. It was not considered a serious wine  worthy of ...

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Wines from the Mountains

  By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   Dolomite mountains of Italy are a hot  destination for connoiseur skiers and snowboarders. With many of ski areas from large resort towns to smaller, local venues, and a wide variety of other complementary  winter activities including ...

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Wine – The Biodynamic Calendar

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca Biodynamics: although it might sound like a new age body-toning regime, it’s actually an approach to farming that’s been around since the 1920s. Broadly speaking it’s an organic method of farming which sees the growing process ...

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