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How to start a wine cellar?

You love wine and you are thinking more and more about building a small reserve, a small “wine cellar”. But how do you go about it? Is it really necessary to build an actual “cellar”? Is it better to keep only red wines? If so, which ones age best? What about white wines and rosés? … Continued

What is tannin in wine?

Our thirst for good wines leads us to seek wines produced with the least possible use of chemicals. Wine lovers often confuse “tannins”, a natural product that plays an essential role in the cycle from vine to wine, with “sulphites”, an added chemical that can cause digestive discomfort in some people. What is tannin in … Continued

Understanding the cycle of the vine and the work of the winegrower and winemaker.

Terry Pomerantz is fascinated by the work of winegrowers and winemakers. Let’s follow with him the almost divine journey that leads the grapes from the vine to the wine. “I can’t help but admire the deep knowledge of nature that the winegrowers and winemakers have developed. They taste the earth, touch their vines, look at … Continued

How to open a bottle with or without a wine opener?

To open a bottle of wine, Terry Pomerantz almost always uses a waiter’s corkscrew, also known as a wine key, and used by most waiters and waitresses in restaurants. On occasion, Terry also uses a wing, or winged, corkscrew, also called a “Charles de Gaulle” in France. Opening a bottle of wine with a corkscrew … Continued

Which Italian wine to choose for which occasion? Terry suggests his selection

Like many people, you love to taste a good wine, but don’t know how to pair it well? Terry Pomerantz, a great wine lover, presents his selection of Italian wines for every occasion. Italian sparkling red As we know, Terry’s taste in wine is both refined and traditional. “In the summer, a nice warm day … Continued

The best wine bars in Quebec

We know the epicureanism of Terry Pomerantz. Great lover of wines and good food, Terry prefers to taste his favorite wines at home with his friends. His cellar is within his reach as well as his kitchen and its pots and pans, his BBQ and his humidor that preserves the cigars he keeps for connoisseurs. … Continued

Terry Pomerantz’s sangria recipes

Terry Pomerantz knows some good sangria recipes. Red, white or sparkling, all are easy to prepare. As an aperitif, on a beautiful summer afternoon, they bring out conversations, liberate smiles and strengthen friendships! The Origins of Sangria According to our good friend Wikipedia, it seems sangria likely originated from the Caribbean or South America. This … Continued

Which long-keeping wine to pick for one’s cellar.

Terry Pomerantz‘s world extends far beyond that of a Montreal entrepreneur and the fabulous philanthropist whose family foundation helps sick children. Terry’s world is also the wonderful world of wine. Taste several wines and take notes! Before investing in the wines that will furnish your wine cellar, Terry recommends tasting several wines from different regions … Continued

Must see Niagara vineyards and wineries

The Niagara Region In Canada, Terry has not had the opportunity to visit the vineyards of Quebec or British Columbia. Instead, he did visit a few wineries in the Niagara region. “The region is beautiful. Towns like Niagara-on-the-Lake are charming. The food is particularly good. The inns and B&B are pure British romance. Their owners … Continued