A Sense of Wine

A Sense of Wine is Wine Sense's journal of new products, techniques and behind the scenes info for those who love to make wine. The authors are the Wine Sense staff. You will be familiar with them as the friendly faces that serve you whenever you stop by one of the stores. Join us as we share our insights on new procucts, advice and our experiences. Please feel free to comment on any posts- we look forward to your input!

November 2009


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Welcome to a Sense of Wine!

November 8, 2009

winesense_iconThings keep moving forward and Wine Sense does its best to keep up. We have recently launched our fan page on Facebook and as you are currently reading, A Sense of Wine, our new blog.

A Sense of Wine is a place where you can join the Wine Sense staff as we share our experiences and our thoughts on the products we carry, our favourite wines, new products, helpful hints, recipes and anything that those of us who enjoy the “wine lifestyle” will find interesting.

A Sense of Wine will also allow you the opportunity to share your thoughts and experiences. Each entry will allow you to comment on anything you may find interesting and your input will be appreciated.

We hope you will gain some useful insight and information from our blog and that it will help enhance your winemaking and wine enjoyment.


Filed under: General by Craig

Limited Edition Italian Brunello

November 8, 2009

BobFor those of you who didn’t have the pleasure to make the Selection Limited Edition Italian Brunello two years ago you are in for a real treat. “Brunello”, roughly translated, means “nice dark one” in the local dialect. It is a clone grape of Sangiovese Grosso. Grown around the town of Montalcino in Italy it is one of the country’s most expensive wines. This wine is often compared to Pinot Noir from Burgundy, but, in my opinion, has one big difference: The wine is light to medium body but with intense tannins. The high acid and intense tannins pair perfectly with any strong flavored food.

I really like this wine because I love strong flavoured foods. In the summer I will BBQ almost every day and this wine goes great with it. I personally love hot BBQ sauces and the Brunello with its big tannins smooth out the heat of the sauce and the wine becomes so much smoother. 

If you enjoyed last years Selection Limited Edition Dolcetto, I think you will really enjoy this. How often do you have the opportunity to make one of Europe’s most famous and expensive wines for less than $4 a bottle?

Manager (Wine Sense – Springfield Road)

Filed under: Wine by Craig


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