Mac’s January Tip
The January 5th LCBO Vintages release may be of
interest to those who purchase Montsant
(Spain) frozen must.
Sola Fred 2017 (DO Montsant)
is a 100% Carignane
varietal from the region and has been receiving very good
reviews. Its LCBO number is 636258 and its price
I have made the Carignane
in the past and found it to be very well balanced with
pronounced acidity, which is a feature of
Carignane not usually found in our
business. (This is NOT your father's Central Valley Carignane.)
Happy New Year Everyone!
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Hardware, located at 248 Preston Street, Ottawa, in the
Little Italy, is Canada’s largest Independent
The store was founded in 1945 and has been a
business since that time, selling winemaking supplies and in
more recent decades fresh and frozen wine grapes and juices
September to December,
offers a large selection of grapes and juices from California,
Washington State and, more recently, Spain. Our premium grape
selection is centered on Lodi California - the “Bread Basket” of
grape production in that state.
every other wine region in that state uses Lodi fruit to a
maximum of 20% in their wines. The hillsides of Amador County
and El Dorado County are also offered as premium fresh grape
choices for the home winemaker.
On the frozen must and juice side, we offer each year popular
grape varieties from Spain and occasionally pails from
based in White Salmon, Washington.
is considered the top source for frozen grapes and juices and
they access fruit mainly from Colombia Gorge, Washington, as
well as Sonoma and Napa Valley, California.
course, we also offer other popular priced fresh grapes and
juices from California’s Central Valley as well as wine supplies
We at PrestonWine.ca wish
you and your winemaking partners a
Great Vintage New Year.
sorting Zinfandel at Noma Ranch (Lodi)
(crtsy: LoCa: The Wines of Lodi, CA)
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