Joel Baxter

Thornbury Cider
Thornbury Village Cider is a tangy and lip smacking beverage that strikes the perfect balance between being refreshing and flavourful. This Cider is not overly sweet, strong, or complicated, however the nose on this beverage is incredibly aromatic. Head cider master Doug Johnson and his amazing staff at Thornbury Village […]

Thornbury Cider and Food Pairings

Osborne Fino Sherry
True sherry is a wine that is produced in either El Puerto de Santa maria, Jerez de la Frontera, or Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain. It is a fortified wine, which means that a small amount of a neutral grape spirit (in this case, brandy) is added to increase the alcohol […]

Pairing Sherry & Food

Mencia Gabo Do Xil Label
Mencia is a medium-bodied red that is only grown in Spain and Portugal on the Iberian peninsula. This rare red has floral, strawberry/raspberry, sour cherry, pomegranate and peppery flavours. Due to the peppery flavours, this wine is excellent with meat, such as pepper steak, charcuterie, pastrami, corned beef or spicy […]

Mencia & Food Pairings

Carmenere Label for 1865
Carménère is a medium-bodied red wine grows almost only in Chile, but originated in Bordeaux, France. The wine is adored for its sour cherry and tart raspberry flavours, along with light tannin and bittersweet finish. Carménère also has a herbaceous flavour that has a peppercorn quality to it, which makes […]

Carménère Wine and Food Pairing