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Category: Ontario Wines

Ontario wines, wineries, winemakers, wine regions and wine tours

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]