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Lambrusco ~ A Sparkling Red Wine

August 3rd, 2019 by

Lambrusco is a great wine for anytime of the year but summer is the best. I’m excited to be featuring this sparkling red served in a can.  It is a dark ruby red in colour with shimmering bubbles, aromas of red current and strawberry.  On the palate there are flavours of plum, raspberry and pomegranate... Read more »

Summer Wines for Summer Times

June 8th, 2019 by

Join us on the patio for our three feature rosé wines from Italy, France, and Spain. Rosé wines are enjoyable for the summer as many of them have a little more flavour, depth and complexity than white wines but still served chilled and great with or without food. Villabella Bardolino Chiaretto Classico Classico If you... Read more »

Brighten Your Day with Rosé

May 7th, 2019 by

The rosés selected are from Provence, France located in the southeast side of France bordering on Italy and the Mediterranean Sea. This region is one of the world’s largest producers of rosé wines and is some of the best flavourful dry rosés in the world. The region’s classical blend of grapes for rosés are Grenache,... Read more »

Tour of Spain

April 11th, 2019 by

Explore Spanish wines with our new features starting Monday April 15th. We will be offering three Spanish wines from three different regions; a white and two reds: Farnadas 2016 / Bodegas Pazo de Vieite A white wine from Ribeiro which is one of the oldest Spanish. It is a blend of three indigenous grapes from... Read more »

Sparkling Wines & Robust Reds

November 15th, 2017 by

With the Holiday Season fast approaching and it’s the perfect time start thinking about what wines to serve or give as a gift. On Thursday November 23rd we are hosting a sparkling wines and robust red wine tasting There will be 7 wines and food pairings. Wines being served are: The Sparkling Wines being featured... Read more »

Barbera ~ The Featured Grape of November

November 2nd, 2017 by

GUIDE TO BARBERA WINE Barbera can get forgotten being from the same region as the famed wine, Barolo and Barberesco in Piedmont. Barbera is considered the “wine of the people”. This red grape is both rich and light bodied. It has aromas and flavours of dark cherry, dried strawberry, plum and blackberry with hints of... Read more »

October News & Events

September 28th, 2017 by

OCTOBER 16TH TO OCTOBER 22ND HOMECOMING CELABRATIONS Join us in celebrating homecoming by featuring a winemaker who is a Western Alumnus. We will be featuring his California R8 Cabernet and Chardonnay throughout the week.  FRIDAY OCTOBER 27TH WINE TASTING Our in house Sommelier will be hosting a “New World vs Old World” Wine Tasting at... Read more »

Southern Italy

July 14th, 2017 by

Enjoy a warm summer evening on our patio exploring the traditional dishes and grapes from Sicily and Sardinia. See our Southern Italy Menu that we’ve created. Sicily is located in the Mediterranean Sea just off the boot of Italy T he island is recognized for it’s fresh vegetables, seafood, arancini and pistachio’s (the only place... Read more »

A Taste of Piedmont

March 16th, 2017 by

Piedmont is one of Italy’s most acclaimed wine regions next to Tuscany. P iedmont is located in the Po River Valley and sits on the foothills of the Alps, boarding on Switzerland and France. This famous wine region is most recognized for its age-worthy Barolo and Barbaresco from the Nebbiolo grape Although, many only think... Read more »

Celebrating 300 Years of Chianti

October 5th, 2016 by

The region of Chianti has recently celebrated 300 years of winemaking. It was the Duke of Tuscany Cosimo III de Medici that put Chianti on the world map by establishing it as one of the world’s first “wine Territory”. This marks 300 years of fine wine making from the most celebrated indigenous grape of Italy,... Read more »

Prosecco: Italy’s Sparkling Wine

July 20th, 2016 by

One can enjoy Italian Sparkling wine, Prosecco anytime of year but Prosecco on a patio can’t be beat. Starting July 26 we are excited to be offering 6 different types of Prosecco from our house winery Masottina. On a recent trip to Masottina located in Conegliano, Veneto (the heart of the prosecco region) we had... Read more »

Winemakers Dinner Friday April 15th with Marco Cecchini

March 22nd, 2016 by

W e are excited to Welcome Marco Cecchini from Fruli Venzia, Italy. Marco is a winemaker who refers to his business as an independent winery allowing him to be an artisan in winemaking and an artist in terrior. feels strongly about ensuring sustainable agriculture in order to return dignity to the soil. For the evening... Read more »

TWC Imports onsite Friday, Jan. 15th 6pm-9pm

January 11th, 2016 by

Ric Kitowski and Jocelyn Klemm are certified sommeliers and the managing partners of TWC Imports. On Friday January 15th they will be show casing three wines from three different grapes. Enjoy a sampling of the wines prior to being seated for your dinner. W e are excited to offer two wines from Villadoria Winery located... Read more »

Vine Agency onsite November 6th 6-9pm

November 3rd, 2015 by

The Vine Agency’s Sommelier and representative Robert Miller will be show casing wines available at Bertoldi’s on Friday November 6th from 6pm-9pm at the bar. Enjoy a sampling of wines prior to being seated for your dinner. S ample Bastianich Sauvignon Adriatico (Fruili) from Italy’s Northeastern-most region where climate and soil bring out complexity, richness... Read more »

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