WINEMAKER RAW: Exclusive iYellow Interview with KWV’S Izele Van Blerk

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The iYellow Wine Cave hosted an exclusive Winemaker Raw evening with Izele Van Blerk, winemaker at KWV International, South Africa’s largest and most historic wine producer. Currently in the midst of a Canada-wide promotional tour, Izele took the time to speak to the iYellow Wine Club: Q: Welcome to Toronto. First visit to our city? […]

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Good Wine and the Importance of Effort

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Being a winemaker is not for the faint of heart.  It requires patience, energy, confidence, and for those who have fallen in love with the idea of creating the perfect Pinot Noir, it requires grapes of steel.  Wine (much like us, it’s less juicy counterpart) is a product of its environment.  Every bottle is an […]

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Tender moments inspired by meat

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Red meat, particularly steak, was a summer staple in my house. I remember hanging by my father’s side as I watched him going through the steps with me on how to start a charcoal grill. Later in life, I took greater pleasure in the moment I first lit the BBQ, then the day he threw […]

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Life lessons learned from the vine

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Wine can be straight forward, yet complicated.  A lot like life.   This would not be the first time that parallels are drawn between wine and life.  “Just like a fine wine you get better with age,” they tell you on your birthday, more than likely only moments before you down the bottle.  But what […]

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World Cup of Wine

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We at iYellow will never be known as sports fanatics, that being said, like most of you we stubbornly try to become experts about soccer around the time of World Cup. We love the grand drama of “The Beautiful Game” and the passion it brings out in each nation’s supporters. And although this year the […]

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Ange on CHCH: Father’s Day Wines

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Check out Ange’s wine recommends for the Dad who’s sporty, a grill-master, or has  cellar!

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#WineAdventures In Aus @ Jacobs Creek

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I don’t think many people say “When in Oz”  but there definitely should be such a phrase to rival “When in Rome”!  If you haven’t been to the magical place called Australia, ask someone who has and they will tell you that the memories, wines and people that you meet along your journey are incredibly […]

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Spring is in the air and we are #hardforchard

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Although it has been late in coming, I am sure you are as happy as we are that spring has finally arrived in the Big Smoke. Along with this change of seasons also comes changes to your palate. Here at the iYellow office that means burying the reds deep in the cellar to be enjoyed […]

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Ange on CHCH: #ChardDay

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Check out Ange’s Segment on CHCH on #CHARDONNAYDAY – Annette finds her favourite Chardonnay!

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WINEMAKER RAW: Exclusive iYellow Interview with Antonio Fattori

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This past April, the iYellow Wine Club hosted 3rd generation Italian winemaker Antonio Fattori during his visit to Toronto. His stay included the exclusive iYellow Winemaker RAW wine dinner and pairing followed by a media day in the iYellow Wine Cave. Antonio spoke with us about his background, his winemaking philosophies, and the past and […]

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Accidental Wine Snob: Why Lifestyle Wines are Actually O.K.

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What happens when you end up intimidating the very people you are trying to teach?   Anybody who has attended an iYellow Wine Club event knows that we are deeeeeeply passionate about wine. The second love of our life is teaching, and helping people embark on their very own wine journey. We love to talk […]

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Ange on CHCH: Easter Wines

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Check out Ange’s segment on CHCH morning Live recommending Easter wines and having fun with Bob!

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