From the Cellar

Just because I started a website called doesn't mean it's All-Ontario-All-the-Time. When I kick back at night my mood (and sometimes my curiosity) decides my wine of choice. And the title should read, "Uncorked and Un-Screwed Tonight" ... but that just sounds wrong.

January 1, 2013: New Year's Eve 2012 (New Zealand / Ontario / France)

01 Jan 2013
A quiet night at home, just the way we like it ... ordered Chinese from our favourite place (Magnolia in St. Catharines), got our favourite oriental dishes to send off the old year and bring in the new - even made us a plate of brownies to eat before the new year's diet kicks in on the 2nd ... plus a few movies sure to keep us entertained until midnight:  Barney's Version, The Gauntlet and The Expendables 2 (that should bring the New Year in with a bang).  Thing is ... we never made it to midnight, we fell asleep about an hour short, but we still had great wines, a great meal and each other to ring the whole thing in with, both the night before and the morning of ...

The wines we rang old the Old Year with were eclectic: ...

Tawse 2011 Quarry Road Riesling
Akarua 2011 Rua Pinot Noir
Louis Roederer Brut Premier

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