Matthew is a civil litigator in Toronto. His column “The Short Cellar” tells the story of one lawyer’s quest for a better bottle of wine. His online column appears every Thursday on and his print column appears in every issue of Precedent.
Short Cellar's recent wine picks for backyard cuisine
Although Short Cellar normally appears on the last Thursday of every month, an event coming up later this week prompted Matthew to file this edition a bit early...
Making a footstool and making a bottle of sparkling wine are similar: there is a simple, modern way and a ridiculously elaborate traditional method.