Sip back and relax: Naked Grape and Sawmill Creek toast the new fall television line-up with a selection of wine pairings

Wine savant Euming Lee recommends a wine for sitcoms, dramas and reality shows

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Wine pairing isn't just for cheese anymore: savvy sipper Euming Lee serves up tips on which fermentations will add flavour to your fall television line-up.

"We're always looking to pair a great wine with our meals, but wine is so much more than just an occasion based product," said Lee. "Like sinking into a show, enjoying a glass of wine is a simple way to end the day where we can wind down and escape our busy lifestyles."

What grape would best compliment the ladies of Wisteria Lane? Lee pairs a selection of blends with the upcoming season's most buzzed about shows. Whether it's a Merlot for a murder mystery or a Chardonnay for our beloved Seattle Grace doctors, there's a wine for you to sip back and relax with your favourite program.

Watch, drink and be merry:

  • To compliment the frankness of The Big Bang Theory, the youth of Glee and the playfulness of Dancing with the Stars, try OPEN Wines Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Merlot.

  • Linden Bay's Pinot Grigio is classic and stylish like the new series Pan AM, where Christina Ricci and Margot Robbie explore the energy and excitement of the 1960s Jet Age.

  • Desperate Housewives and The Good Wife know a thing or two about being naked - physically and emotionally - and should be paired with Naked Grape's Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

  • We can always count on Meredith Grey and McDreamy to remind us what really counts in life. Grey's Anatomy, much like Sawmill Creek's medium bodied Merlot, takes us back to a place where life is simpler.

  • Trove wines captivate and intrigue its audience by enticing them to seek its hidden treasures in a world of mystery. Cue crime dramas! Trove's Riesling Moscato and Shiraz Cabernet are best served with a side of Blue Bloods, Castle, Criminal Minds or CSI.

About Vincor Canada
Vincor Canada has a history that dates back to 1874, and has grown to become Canada's largest producer and marketer of wines. Its founding vision has been to further the reputation and sales of Canadian wines in the premium, super-premium and ultra-premium categories, not simply at home but, as importantly, in the international marketplace.

With an emphasis on quality grapes, the company has worked consistently to develop vineyards with the most sophisticated viticultural technologies, not to mention research capabilities. Vincor Canada's land holdings in Canada's largest wine growing regions, the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia and the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, are dedicated almost exclusively to the production of European vitis vinifera. Vincor Canada also works with a large group of talented high quality grape growers and viticultural experts to draw the best from their vines.

Well known brands from the Vincor Canada portfolio include Inniskillin Wines, Jackson-Triggs Estate Wines, Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, See Ya Later Ranch, Naked Grape, Sawmill Creek, President Sparkling, Nk'Mip Cellars and Osoyoos Larose, the latter two of which are joint ventures between Vincor Canada and the Osoyoos Indian Band in the Okanagan Valley and Groupe Taillan in Bordeaux, France, respectively. Vincor Canada is a subsidiary of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ, ASX: CBR), the world's leading wine company.

SOURCE Vincor Canada

For further information:

Media contacts: 

Tricia Soltys
Narrative Advocacy Media
416-509-0955
Tricia.Soltys@narrative.ca

Laura Serra
Narrative Advocacy Media
416-927-3246
Laura.Serra@narrative.ca

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