Andrew Hanna

51 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 6 Following | 33 Followers | @bacchus_aah | Pulling corks and pushing cases as a wine importer in Ontario, Canada.

5 White Wines for Red Wine Lovers

• October 6, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>What are the criteria that go into picking the white wines for red wine drinkers will love? Well, for starters, …

How To Tell If A Wine Is Meant To Age

• September 11, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>How to tell if a wine is meant to age; of all the questions I receive about wine from friends and clients, this …

Wine

8 Insider Tips to Buying Really Good Cheap Wine

• September 23, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>We’ve been conditioned to believe that in life you get what you pay for. Our company sells a lot of great and …

Guide to the 7 Main White Wine Grapes of Spain

• September 22, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>There is little doubt that the best known and most widely exported wines of Spain tend to skew more red than …

How To Tell If Wine Has Gone Bad

• September 23, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>This is a real change of pace for me. Generally I write about great wines – and highlight the virtues of …

Tips To Hosting A Wine Tasting Party Like A Pro

• September 15, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>Wine tastings are an interesting and engaging way to add a splash of sophistication and elegance to your next …

Wine Tasting

Sherry 101: Everything You Need to Know in 8 Easy Sips

• May 11, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>Leading American wine critic and expert Robert Parker once referred to Sherry as “…among the last great unknown wine …

8 Grapes Every White Wine Lover Needs To Know

• September 22, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on 8 Grapes Every White Wine Lover Needs To Know<p>I’ve noticed a trend lately – a sort of suggestion that …

Stonefruit

10 Can’t Miss Picks in Every Serious Wine Collection

• January 15, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine 101<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p>Starting a wine collection can be a bit intimidating. With so many wines to choose from and the often hefty price …

Wine

Celebrating the Bounty of Spring: 3 Delicious Asparagus Recipes & Wine Pairings

• April 23, 2015<br>• |<br>• Recipes & Food Pairings<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on Celebrating the Bounty of Spring: 3 Delicious Asparagus Recipes & Wine Pairings<p>Is there any …

Asparagus

The Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Wine and Bacon Pairing

• March 4, 2015<br>• |<br>• Recipes & Food Pairings, Trending Now...<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on The Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Wine and Bacon …

Breakfast

11 Breathtaking Spring Brunch Recipes & Wine Picks

• May 6, 2015<br>• |<br>• Recipes & Food Pairings<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on 11 Breathtaking Spring Brunch Recipes & Wine Picks<p>I love brunch. I mean seriously, a great …

Breakfast

7 Insider Tips for Pairing Wine with Vegetarian Cuisine

There are many reasons to collect and cellar wines, but for me there are two that rise above all: (i) some wines evolve and change with time in the …

Spices

Wine of the Week #1522: 2002 Bollinger R.D.

• September 24, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine of the Week<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p><b>[ 2002 Bollinger R.D. ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Why We Love It: ]</b><p>The 2002 vintage of Bollinger R.D. is particularly …

Food Preservation

Wine of the Week #1520: Lustau Oloroso

• September 10, 2015<br>• |<br>• Fortified Wines, Wine of the Week<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p><b>[ Lustau Dry Oloroso Sherry “Don Nuno” ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Why We Love It: ]</b><p>Well for starters, we love …

grilled cheese

Wine of the Week #1519: Cosme Palacio Rioja

<b>[ 2009 Cosme Palacio Rioja Reserva ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Why We Love It: ]</b><p>This is a smooth, rich and velvety red from the Rioja Alavesa district of the Rioja. Through …

Onions

Wine of the Week #1516: Vina Mayor Ribera del Duero

<b>[ 2009 Vina Mayor Ribera del Duero Reserva ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Why We Love It: ]</b><p>While the wines of Rioja probably remain Spain’s best known wines, Ribera del Duero …

Flavors

Wine of the Week #1514: Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904

• July 31, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine of the Week<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p><b>[ 2004 La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>This wines is composed of a blend of …

Spices

Wine of the Week #1513: Lustau Amontillado

<b>[ Emilio Lustau Dry Amontillado “Los Arcos” ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>Much like Champagne, Sherry is the name of both a place and a wine. The name …

Wine of the Week #1512: Mr Riggs Riesling

<b>[ 2013 Mr Riggs Riesling “Ein Riese” ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>For years Ben has had his eye peeled to find the perfect cold-climate vineyard from …

Sea Level

Wine of the Week #1510: Mr Riggs Grenache

• June 26, 2015<br>• |<br>• Wine of the Week<br>• |<br>• 0 Comments<p><b>[ 2013 Mr Riggs Grenache “The Magnet” ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>After witnessing the destruction of the “Vine …

Spices

Wine of the Week #1509: Bollinger L.G.A. Rosé

<b>[ 2004 Bollinger Grande Année Rosé ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>Champagne Bollinger owns vineyards totalling some nearly 400 acres which are planted …

Rosé

Wine of the Week #1508: Mr Riggs Montepulciano

<b>[ 2013 Mr Riggs Montepulciano d’Adelaide Hills ]</b><p>—<p><b>[ Farming & Vineyards ]</b><p>Winemaker Ben Riggs love affair with Montepulciano began during his days as a …

Wine & Finger Foods: 12 Sumptuous Crostini & Pintxo Recipes

• May 11, 2015<br>• |<br>• Recipes & Food Pairings, Trending Now...<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on Wine & Finger Foods: 12 Sumptuous Crostini & Pintxo Recipes<p>Whether we’re …

Food

Beyond the Half-Shell: 9 Gorgeous Oyster Recipes and Wine Pairings

It must have been a brave soul who first cracked open a bivalve mollusk and thought to themselves, “This looks like the kind of thing we oughta just …

Seafood

Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Pairing Wine with Tartare

• May 14, 2015<br>• |<br>• Recipes & Food Pairings, Trending Now...<br>• |<br>• Comments Off on Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Pairing Wine with …

Cooking