Canada’s best bubbly

Over a decade ago, a long-time colleague/friend of mine, well-known Canadian winemaker/consultant Peter Gamble, was hired by Gerry McConnell of Benjamin Bridge winery in Nova Scotia’s Gaspereau Valley to create a world-class wine. He was given three years to complete the task. As it turns out, the Gaspereau Valley, a rural community located about 3 […]

Any time is bubbly time

What tickles your nose, dances on your palate and makes magic every time you sip it? That would be bubbly of course. Sparkling wine is made several different ways. The Champagne method involves a second fermentation in the same bottle. In the Charmat, tank or cuvée close method (all the same), the second fermentation takes […]