Vintage Wine Tours in Niagara

As much as I love wine, I love good theatre too, so for the past two years, Colin and I have had a mini escape for a matinée at the […]

It’s Nova 7 Time – across Canada!

V I discovered Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 when I visited Nova Scotia back in 2013, The friendly folks at Bishop’s Cellar, one of the province’s four private wine stores, described […]

Nova Scotia Craft Ale Trails

Nova Scotia’s tradition of craft brewing dates back to 1820 when Alexander Keith opened one of the first breweries in British North America. Although Alexander Keith’s is now part of a much larger […]

Gewurz Eggs – Trius Winery

This was going to be my April Fool’s Blog about how Gewurztraminer wine is hatched from eggs. Several Prince Edward County Wineries make surprisingly good Gewurztraminer Lacey Estates, Sugarbush and […]

Gaspereau Vineyard’s Amazing Muscat

VQA regulations limit the use of hybrid grapes in Ontario wines sold through the LCBO even though the hybrids’ mix of European and Canadian grape varietals makes them very hardy and disease resistant.  The […]

Golden wine at the rainbow’s end

Crunching themes of versatile winter whites, my favourite wines and Saint Patrick’s Day lead me to one special winery for Wine of the Week #11. Rosehall Run Winery in Prince Edward County, is where […]

Virtual winery’s debut white

l’Acadie  grapes are a hardy white hybrid ideal for Nova Scotia’s climate. It is the backbone of most of the table wines, blends, and bubbly produced in the province. So incredibly […]

The Devil’s Wishbone Riesling

During this snowy March, 2014, I was reveling in beautiful white wines that live in my wine cellar full of memories of summer days and a lovely tastes. These are […]

Bergeron Estates Cab Franc

Suggested wine pairings rarely match with real family dinner favourites like Dad’s spicy Italian pasta sauce, Five Alarm  chilli or Friday night pepper steak and chips. Connoisseurs’ favourites like Pinot […]

NS Icewine Festival wines

The Biva Scotia Icewine Festival is very weather dependant as Nova Scotia is  prone to weekend blizzards.  The following blog was written in 2014, I was highlighting all  the wines being […]

Hinterland White Cap

What better way to celebrate any occasion than with a bottle of Bubbly Hinterland Winery is the leading sparkling wine producer in Prince Edward County specializing in both Traditional Method […]

Broken Stone Pinot Noir

Broken Stone Pinot Noir

This blog is one of a series I wrote in 2014, featuring a specific wine that I enjoyed at a local winery. This was written about Broken Stone Winery, a […]

Benjamin Bridge & Borealis Icewine

During the  winter, as the wind howls and the temperature drops, I think of icewine,  the best thing to come out of a Canadian winter. There are a lot of […]

Karlo Estates Van Alstine White

I usually talk about the winery experience but sometimes, there are spectacular wines deserve special mention. This is one of my favourite fortified white “port style” wines to finish a […]

L’Acadie Vineyard Prestige Brut

Back in 2014, I welcomed in the New Year with an internationally recognized sparkling wine made in Nova Scotia from one of my favourite wineries to visit.  It’s a must […]