Discoveries Down Under: 4 Unique Styles of Australian Shiraz

Not very long ago, Australian wine was mainly known for producing value-priced, juicy  “critter wines” with cute labels that would stand out on a liquor store shelf.  The sheer drinkability of these Australian wines made them a favourite of many novice wine drinkers.  Despite the rise in popularity of Australian wine; its reputation has also… Read More»

Grape Expectations: Your Guide to Wine Grapes in Nova Scotia

Last week a group of us from Bishop’s Cellar spent gorgeous, sunny day walking through some idyllic vineyards with a viticulturalist and winemaker as our guide.  The experience of being outside and actually seeing where it all begins with the vineyard site, the soil, the vines and grape varieties always enhances my appreciation for wine.… Read More»