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For Canada Day, three wines from our own back yard – but it means you'll have to visit the winery because none are available at your local LCBO store.

To toast Canada:

Jackson-Triggs Sparkling Methode Classique (Niagara Peninsula)
$24.95 (Wine Rack stores or at the winery (905) 488-4837, toll free 886 589-4637)
Medium straw colour, active mousse; yeasty, apple nose; dry, apple and nutty flavour with crisp acidity that gives it length.
Food match: aperitif wine; oysters

Colio Pinot Grigio 2002 (Lake Erie North Shore)
$14.95 (from the winery, 905-949-4246 or order through www.winerytohome.com)
Deeply coloured with a pink gold tint; honeyed peach nose, richly extracted with a floral top note and a good acidic finish.
Food match: crab salad, roast veal

Stoney Ridge Meritage 2002 (Niagara Peninsula)
$34.95 (winery, 905-562-1324, email: Store@StoneyRidge.com)
Dense purple colour; smoky cedar, black fruits on the nose; medium to full-bodied, sweet, blackurrants and blackberry jam; well made.
Food match: Steak Diane; rack of lamb

 

 

 

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