10 reasons why I choose Canadian wines

When I’m travelling in another country, I drink their wines but when I’m home I drink Canadian wines for at least ten good reasons. As we approach Canada Day, we […]

Gather ye rosés while ye may

Chilled rosé on the deck on a glorious summer day. I fell in love with rosé when I spent a week in Provence, France several years ago. Rosé is for […]

The Great Canadian Wine Match

Wine writer, Natalie MacLean, hosted The Great Canadian Wine Match recently asking for nominations and votes for the best Canadian wines to pair with Chicken, Beef, Pizza, Cheese, Seafood, and Dessert. […]

County Terroir! Let the wine flow

County Terroir! Every year I arrive at Crystal Palace in Picton as a bright eyed wine blogger checking out the new releases and, by the end of the day, my husband […]

Sherry Martin displaying a bottle of Karlo Estates wine

My wine tastes of chocolate

My last column “Where do wine flavours come from?”  paraphrased a lot of information given by Sherry Martin the PR specialist at Karlo Estates winery  of Prince Edward County,when my […]

Where do wine flavours come from?

Citrus, red stone fruit, chocolate, leather, grass, almonds… “So how do these flavours get into the wine?” my sister asked, ” Is it bees?” It was Sister’s Day, and we […]

Veraison & Verjus at Closson Chase

There was a joyful tweet that went out from one of the Prince Edward County wineries in early August. “Veraison has started!” Veraison is that time of the year when the […]

From Vine to Wine – Learning as you tour

There comes a time in your personal growth as a wine tourist, when you want more than tasting, you want the whole winery experience.  Winery owners understand this. They were bitten […]

The Pros and Cons of Barn Wineries

By Veronica Leonard In Prince Edward County a number of wineries have restored historic old barns to use as their production facilities. I’ve recently written about this for the fall […]

Are Ontario wines overpriced?

By Veronica Leonard In Prince Edward County most of the wineries price their wines between $15 -35 a bottle or higher. You can pick up a bottle of Chilean or […]