Sake for beginners

Want to expand your knowledge of sake, but don’t know where to begin? Check out our resident wino’s handy lexicon of sake terminology, plus suggestions for food pairings and some good Japanese restaurants to hit up in Montreal.

Curing crappy dep wines

It’s 10:55 p.m. and you’re outta booze. You don’t have a lot of time to think about what you’re going to pick up the dep, and so you end up with a crappy bottle of wine. Here’s how to make the best of it.

Knowledgeable Wino: Champagne supernovas

Want to ring in the New Year in style, but can’t afford to shell out the big bucks for a quality Champagne? Forget Cristal — here are seven recommendations that’ll both wet your whistle and help you forget all the stupid things you’re about to do on NYE.