Linda’s Spring Picks

Champagne Charles Collin Cuvee Charles Brut

Mother’s Day Brunch is a wonderful occasion to create memories with your family, a time to open some “bubbles” and celebrate Mom.

Champagne Charles Collin Cuvee Charles Brut is full of elegance and brilliance opening with aromas of citrus fruits, grapefruit, mandarin, and elegant floral notes. It develops into a warmer, toasty character with vibrant, rich flavours and a complex mixture of honey and spices. Cheers!

Black Sage Vineyard Pipe

Does your mom love chocolate? Why not pair that delicious chocolate with a delicious wine.

Black Sage Vineyard Pipe is a fortified wine hailing from Okanagan, British Columbia. It has aromas of sweet, ripe dark fruit, with full and mouth coating flavours of more dark fruit, and hints of raisins and figs. Finishing with the nice warmth balanced with a natural sweetness. Chocolate anyone?

Ca’del Bosco Cuvee Prestige

If you like Prosecco, you will love the bubbles in this amazing Franciacorta. Dry, crisp, and tart with mouth watering acidity. This fragrant, fresh bubbly is crafted from carefully selected Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir grapes. It has a firm structure, a rich attractive string of bubbles and a persistent finish. Intense aromas of lime blossom are underlined by apple and peach. It is elegant, soft and delicate with acidity is in perfect balance and a note of ripe fruit driving into the finish. A great addition to your weekend Celebrations and a perfect pairing with Easter Brunch.

Planeta Frappato Sicilia Vittoria 2018

Ham is a favorite entree for Easter dinner, and this 100% Frappato from Sicily is a great wine to pair with your holiday meal.

With aromas of strawberry, red cherry and white pepper followed by a polished, savory palate, finishing with hints of smoke and pomegranate, this bright wine with fresh acidity is a perfect pairing.

Copper Bottom Flora Czech Pilsner

Did you know Czech Pilsners are all malt beers, meaning they are not brewed with any adjuncts such as corn or rice, and wheat, or any other grain than malted barley and they use Saaz Aroma hops giving them a very distinct hop character?

Traditional and Local meet in this Pilsner from Copper Bottom. This Czech style pilsner is crystal clear, crisp, bright, balanced with a delicate finish and made with PEI grown malt and Saaz hops.

Warmer weather is arriving here on PEI and BBQ season is gearing up, try this extremely versatile food beer with Grilled Burgers finished with a spicy BBQ sauce.