June 9, 2019

How cold is too cold?

Serving wine at the right temperature can be a bit trickier that one would think. That is because many factors come into play – White or […]
June 11, 2019

Fish or Fowl… what is in my wine?

Why might the wine I am drinking contain traces of fish (Isinglass) or eggs as indicated on some bottles of wine? That’s a good question. These […]
July 4, 2019

Croatian Wines from Istria – An old world becomes new again

Check out this terrific article from the Wine Spirit and Education Trust (WSET) about the renewal of this incredible old world wine region. My favourite quote […]
July 15, 2019

5 @ 7 Dînatoire Chez Chesser

On Saturday July 6, 2019 a group of like-minded, wine loving friends gathered for an in-home tutored wine and food pairing evening. Paul Chesser and Eric […]
August 19, 2019

Wine Discovery Workshop – City of Kirkland

  Carl Knows Wine will be hosting a Wine Discovery workshop through the City of Kirkland. This will be a 3 day workshop and will be […]
September 9, 2019

Wine Discovery and Tasting/Découverte et Dégustation – City of Beaconsfield – October and November

  Carl Knows Wine will be hosting two 3- day Wine Discovery workshops through the City of Beaconsfield. The first will be held on three consecutive […]
April 7, 2020

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 1 Issue 1

Let it Breathe or Let it Be A lot of people wonder if there is an optimum period to let a wine breathe before drinking it. […]
March 4, 2021

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 2 Issue 1

How Cold is too Cold? As a sommelier, I am asked a lot of questions about wine – what type to serve and how to serve […]
April 14, 2021

Thoughts from the Grapevine – Vol 2 Issue 2 – Natural Wine – Part 1