Rot – It’s a Good Thing

“Do I smell rot?”  Jan asked as she swirled her Long Dog 2007 Otto Pinot Noir. We were wine touring in Prince Edward County with cousins from France. They’re not […]

Winemaker vs Brewmaster Dinner – Who won?

The Halifax Club’s Winemaker vs Brewmaster Dinner featured in my last column was a major success. Lovers of wine or craft beer might like to know what winemaker Simon Rafuse of Blomidon […]

Where do you brew your wine?

I was having lunch with Paul Marconi, General Manager and part owner of Casa Dea Estate Winery, when an elderly lady and her daughter approached him. “Where do you brew […]

Summer in Provence

This week’s guest blogger is Giannina Medal-Knupfer from www.Winerist.com I have toured this part of Provence and the Riviera in the fall and am realizing how wonderful the summer would have been. […]

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 […]