Wine & Chocolate – South African Style88th

There are perks for being a wine blogger. Recently a South African Wine Cooperative, Durbanville Hills, contacted me about doing a wine and chocolate tasting with their Sauvignon Blanc and […]

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!

  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 […]