Lifestyle & Parenting

Editors’ Picks: Summer Wines

July 3, 2009

Red, white, rosé: our editors sniffed and sipped their way through
plenty of bottles of vino and found some delicious summer sippers. Cin

Julie Whelan, Toronto guest editor
This summer were drinking Twisted
($16.95) from Flat Rock Cellars. Its part-Chardonnay,
part-Gewurztraminer, part-Riesling and all lovely drinking. At LCBO,

Marianne Wisenthal, Montreal editor
All season well be sipping Malbec/Cabernet
Fuzion Organico
($13.90) and dreaming of hot Buenos Aires milongas.

Elsa Vecchi, Montreal editor, French edition
While dinner is roasting
on the barbeque, enjoy a small glass of the white wine apéritif Dom
Brial Muscat de Rivesaltes 2008
($18.65). At SAQ,

Malwina Gudowska, Calgary editor
The third vintage from British
Columbias Joie Farms, my pick is the Alsace-inspired A
Noble Blend
($37). At Bin 905,

Joy Pecknold, Vancouver editor
The Okanagan winery turns out
award-winning varietals year after year and the crips and floral Wild
Goose Gewurztraminer 2007
($22) white with a touch of lychee
sweetness is no exception. At Firefly Fine Wines and Ales,

Sarah Bancroft, Editor-in-chief
A recent trip to Naramata, B.C. had
us picking up festive pink 1.5 litre bottles of Joie
($44) at the corner storeit’s Alice Waters favourite rosé
and the only Canadian wine served at her famous Chez Panisse in Berkley.
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