Category: Norman Hardie Pinot Noir

Ontario Canada Winemaker Norman Hardie

SommTalks Tasting Series with Charles Ford of The Bristol Chicago


We’re rolling out the tasting portion of this week, to ring in the summer season. Tune in and hear us taste wine with sommeliers and winemkaers, describe their wine picks and tell the story behind these labels.

Today, with Charles Ford of The Bristol Chicago, we taste an acclaimed Pouilly-Fumé by enigmatic Didier Dagueneau sided by another Sauvignon Blanc, this one from Lake County California, produced by the team of dynamic winemakers Claude Koeberle & Donald Plumley, emulating Dagueneau’s style. Finally, we taste an unfiltered Niagara Pinot Noir from Norman Hardie’s Prince Edward Country, Southern Ontario, Canada winery, located a couple of hours from Toronto and about 4-5 hours from Montreal. Hear Ford’s pairing suggestions to dishes at The Bristol, as well.

2012 Domaine Didier Dagueneau Silex Loire Valley Pouilly-Fumé 

2013 Soliste Lune et Soleil Lake County California

2013 Norman Hardie Unfiltered Pinot Noir, Niagara Canada

Tune in for great interviews with Sommeliers, Wine Makers, Wine Directors and Top Chefs. Also, virtually taste wines with top wine experts then go taste them yourselves.

SommTalks is your weekly podcast for the inside scoop on the restaurant and wine scene. Please subscribe here, on iTunes , on TuneIn Radio or on Stitcher.

In case you missed passed episodes, here they are at your fingertips!

Ryan Baldwin of Blue Crane Imports on Wines of South Africa

Andrew Algren Talks Cherry Circle Room, His Wine List, Chicago Athletic Association

Jen Schmitt of Everest Chicago Talks Wines of Alsace, New Wine Discoveries

Israel’s Yarden Golan Heights Winemaker Victor Schoenfeld Takes us Far Away

Liz Martinez of Chicago’s Purple Pig Dishes on Old World Wines, The Menu

Napa Valley Then & Now Author Kelli White at Press Napa Valley

Dishing on Life and Wine with Somm and Restauranteur Alpana Singh

City Winery Chicago’s Wine Director Rachel Driver Speckan Moves Up

Osteria Langhe’s Aldo Zaninotto Uncovers the Beauty of the Piedmont Italy

Visit Seattle’s Altura Restaurant through Somm Ryan Schroeder

Somm: Into the Bottle Director Jason B. Wise Talks Wine in Film

The 2nd Annual Somm Challenge Hosted by Jon McDaniel of Acanto Share the Fun

San Francisco’s Mourad Restaurant Sommelier Tara Patrick Joins Us

Sepia Chicago’s Arthur Hon Talks “Pink” Wine

Jean-Charles Boisset on JCB Lounges Opening in 2016