My Wine Buying List

Updated on July 18th, 2021

Here is the list of wines I have no trouble recommending to anyone, and you can also find them on the market, for your reference only. Only one pick from each type and price rage and will be updated on a regular basis.

You can sort the first column of the list, or in the search box enter the interested countries, wine and price.

NameCountryPrice (CAD)TypeNote
Geoffroy Empreinte 2009
France84.99Vintage Champagne - 100 CAD under84.99 CAD for Vintage Champagne is really a bargain (the 2008 vintage was 78.99).
E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009Frence66.99Châteauneuf-du-Pape - 60-70 CADGood winery, good vintage year.
Gabbiano Bellezza Chianti Classico 2012Italy49.99Chianti - 50 CAD underThe new and highest level of Chianti - Gran Selezione. Most of the Chianti at this
level will be around 60-70 CAD。
Wild Goose Pinot Gris
Canada, BC21.99BC Pinot GrisThe best Piont Gris in BC
Seven Terraces Pinot NoirNew Zealand26.99Pinot Noir - 20-30 CAD
Pampas del Sur Select Shiraz - MalbecArgentina, Mendoza9.99Red - 10 CAD - Full
Body
Liberty School Zinfandel
US26.99Zinfandel - 20-30 CAD
Greywacke Pinot Noir

New Zealand47.99Pinot Noir - 40-50 CADSmall winery, always use the best
grape. Other New Zealand Pinot Noir at this level cost 80 CAD.
Legado Muñoz Garnacha 2014Spain, Castilla-La Mancha12.99Red - 10 CAD - Medium BodyEasy drink, fruit forward.
Wolf Blass Grey Label ShirazAustralia34.99Shiraz - 30-40 CADNice licorice and dark chocoholic aroma.
Louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2006France329.99Vintage Champagne - 300-400 CAD
Château Labadie 2005
France, Bordeaux, Médoc32.99Bordeaux - 30-40 CAD
Foxtrot Four Shadows Vineyard ChardonnayCanada, BC, Okanagan, Naramata Bench
52.99BC Chardonnay - 50 CAD overA very typical cold climate Chardonnay, high acidify, well balance, best Chardonnay in BC
Pierre Gimonnet et Fils 2008 Special ClubFrance139.99Vintage Champagne - 100-150 CAD
Averill Creek Pinot NoirCanada, BC, Vancouver Island28.99BC Pinot Noir - 30 CAD under
Domaine Delaporte
Sancerre Blanc
France39.99Sancerre - 40 lessA good Sancerre normally cost around 50 CAD, this is a very good value one

Wine Comparing – Burgundy vs Sancerre
Foxtrot Vineyards Pinot NoirCanada, BC64.99BC Pinot Noir - 50 overThis is easily the best Pinot Noir in BC and Canada. If money is not the decision factor, get it and it is worth.
Bortolomiol Prior Valdobbiadene Prosecco SuperioreItaly34.99Prosecco - 30 overA dry Prosecco.
Hardys Stamp Series Riesling GewurztraminerAustralia10.99White - 10 CADFor only 10 CAD, this wine has nice lychee and floral aroma, off dry, the price is hard to beat.
Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet SauvignonAustralia29.99Cabernet Sauvignon - 30 lessA collectible grade Wine in Australia. Make sure to buy the Black Label, Wynns has another wine which is one or two dollar less. The Black Label much better.
Black Sage Vineyard Cabernet FrancCanada, BC, Okanagan25.99BC Cabernet Franc - 20-30 CADSavory, fruity, blackberry, pepper and spicy.
Marie Courtin Resonance Blanc de Noirs Extra BrutFrence, Champagne66.99Grower Champagne under 100 CAD
Chateau Leoville Barton 2009Frence, Bordeaux, Saint-Julien219.88Bordeaux - 200-250 CADDeuxieme Cru, 2009 is a great vintage, and you can buy it for just over $200.
Krug Vintage Brut 1998 ChampagneFrence, Champagne299.99Vintage Champagne - 200-300 CADA great vintage Champagne under $300.
Château Lynch-Bages 2009Frence, Bordeaux, Pauillac347.99Bordeaux - 300-400 CADCinquièmes Cru with the quality of Deuxièmes Cru
Cono Sur Pinot Noir OrganicChile16.99Pinot Noir - 10-20 CAD
López de Haro CrianzaSpain, Rioja19.99Rioja - 10-20 CAD
Chateau Leoville Las Cases 2010Frence, Bordeaux, Saint-Julien13.99Bordeaux - 500-750 CADDeuxièmes Cru with the quality of Premiers Cru
Louis Jadot Pouilly-FuisseFrence, Burgundy49.99Pouilly-Fuisse - 50 CAD underGood wine maker, very consistent, and best value white in Burgundy.
Pewsey Vale Museum Reserve The Contours RieslingAustralia, , Eden Valley39.99Riesling - 40-50 CADThe Reseling from Eden Valley often develops the petrol aroma when it's young. The petrol is only developed with the aged high quality Resiling.
Château La Mission Haut-Brion 1998Frence, Bordeaux, Pessac-Leognan695.99Bordeaux - 500-750 CADThis is the second label of the Grand cru Haut-Brion.
Wente Vineyards Riva Ranch ChardonnayUSA, CA, Monterey,Arroyo Seco31.99Chardonnay - 30-40 CAD
J Vineyards Cuvee 20 BrutUSA California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley37.99Champagne / Sparkling - 30-40 CAD
Wild Goose - Autumn GoldCanada, BC, Okanagan21.99BC Off-Dary WhiteOff dry, nice honey and floral aroma
Maison Roche de Bellene Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vieilles Vigne 2015Frence, Burgundy35.99Burgundy - 30-40 CADBy wine maker Nicolas Potel, a very approachable young wine.
Villalta Valpolicella Ripasso 2014Italy22.99Ripasso - 20-30
Miraval RoséFrance, Provence29.99Rosé - 20-30
Kirkland Signature Brut Champagne19.99ChampagneThis is USD price in Costco US
Domaine Jacques Prieur Corton-Bressandes Grand CruFrence, Burgundy169.99Burgundy - 150-200 CAD
Have you tried any of these wines? Leave a comment and let me know how you think about it.