Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Thursday, September 14 2017

Top 10 : Falling for Reds

By: Treve Ring & Anthony Gismondi
Warming up to reds for fall

Of course you can do white after Labour Day.

And pink, orange, brown and most certainly sparkling, for that matter. It's just that the return of fall's cooler eves and shorter days welcome the return of reds. It's a bit too early for those brooding, big, soul-warming reds of winter. There is still glorious sunshine outside! But it is the perfect season for drinking those light / medium-bodied, friendly, gently-warming red wines, ones that don't require hearty stewed or roasted dishes to counter, but will partner well to autumnal fare: think wild mushrooms, winter squash, beans, rabbit, sausages and the like. 

Here are ten reds we've tasted this year that make us think fall, and will help you transition from summer. 

Written By:
Treve Ring & Anthony Gismondi
Treve Ring & Anthony Gismondi

Every week Treve Ring and Anthony Gismondi collaborate on our Top Ten list, released on Thursday morning, often with a timely theme. If you count carefully the list will more than likely exceed ten names but only because we believe if any wine is tied by a score that makes our list it should be included. We know many of you are wine savvy and can do your own sleuthing to locate our weekly picks but for those who asked: BCLS means it is sold in government retail stores; when we say private wine shops we mean it could be in any private wine shop or liquor retail store (LRS); winery direct means check with the winery online. If it’s not sold in BC we usually try and give you a suggested retail price. Prices change hourly in BC – the price we post is what we are given at publication.