For the first time in years, Prince Edward County’s annual Terroir wine event did not happen in the Crystal Palace in Picton, Ontario, instead, there were onsite events at many […]
I love the back-stories of family wineries. At Potter Settlement Winery in Tweed, Ontario, the back-stories deserve a Giller Prize.
Jon Drew Owner/winemaker at Rolling Grape Vineyard. – photo by Veronica Leonard Rolling Grape Vineyard had only been open eight weeks when I visited with a group of travel writers. […]
I visited Norman Hardie’s winery for lunch earlier this summer. With all the #MeToo focus on the owner/winemaker, I was curious to see how things were doing. The last time […]
Best Mother’s Day gift ever! My daughters took me on a wine tour with Spotlight Limousine Wine Tours of Prince Edward County. It wasn’t a totally selfless act, I had […]
” Can you spare a bottle of red wine?” my neighbour asked, ” Just something cheap, I’ll replace it,” My husband looked dubious, went slowly down to the wine cellar […]
Richard Courneyea has been a prominent Belleville, Ontario business man for years. It used to be a treat to stop in his Richard Davis men’s wear store on Front Street […]
The first time I visited Stanners Vineyard in 2012, I was told they specialized in Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Almost every Prince Edward County winery I visited that year were […]
What’s WSET you ask? WSET the Wine and Spirits Education Trust offers educational programs for people in the wine and spirits business. My cousin Paul has a WSET Diploma Level […]
We had to get away for a few days to heal. It had to somewhere not too far away, on water, quiet and comfortable with food and housekeeping included ...Elmhirst Resort on Rice Lake.
Please visit my blog on the Bay of Quinte Tourism website on the Great Wine Weekends in Prince Edward County. It all starts with Terroir May 14
2015 was a year of discovery while wine touring in Prince Edward County and beyond. I emerged from winter cold storage in May for Terroir in the County and my […]
It’s a scientific fact that women have more taste buds than men. In fact 35% of women qualify as ‘super tasters’ and only 15% of men but most of us […]
Back in 2004, I visited the newly opened Sandbanks Estate Winery in Wellington, Prince Edward County.. It was a hot summer day and so instead of using the small tasting room […]
Please visit my blog Quest for Canadian Oak at the Bay of Quinte Tourism Website
Please visit my blog Spring Offerings at Prince Edward County Wineries at the Bay of Quinte Tourism website