Your 5 pm Wine and Gamay

My favourite time of day for a glass of wine is 5 p.m., which I used to call the arsenic hour, but now I call it the shoulder hour.

That time between the afternoon and dinner…

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Miles and I had a terrific meal at Riveria a few weeks ago where he snapped this pic without cutting off my head πŸ˜‰

What’s your fave time of the day for wine, John?

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Meanwhile, on CTV News we chat about Gamay, the grape most famously associated with Beaujolais. It’s suffered the same reputation as its parent wine: the Rodney Dangerfield of wine.

It often gets no respect, mostly due to Beaujolais Nouveau.

However, Beaujolais that’s aged is a completely different animal. And so is Gamay-based wine from other regions that are not nouveau.

Find out why you’ll like this lovely, smooth red wine…

Watch the video

Some wines for your weekend:

BC (stock), Alberta, LCBO (stock), SAQ (stock), NB, NS

Canada, US, World

Cheers,

Natalie

P.S. John, join me in this online wine and food pairing class.

You’ll develop a new respect (and love) of delicious wine pairings πŸ˜‰

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