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Category: Canadian winemakers

Winemakers, individually compare themselves to farmers, chefs, or artists. They are as interesting and eclectic as their wines.

Bergeron Estates Cab Franc

Suggested wine pairings rarely match with real family dinner favourites like Dad’s spicy Italian pasta sauce, Five Alarm  chilli or Friday night pepper steak and chips. Connoisseurs’ favourites like Pinot […]

Hinterland White Cap

What better way to celebrate any occasion than with a bottle of Bubbly Hinterland Winery is the leading sparkling wine producer in Prince Edward County specializing in both Traditional Method […]

Broken Stone Pinot Noir

Broken Stone Pinot Noir

This blog is one of a series I wrote in 2014, featuring a specific wine that I enjoyed at a local winery. This was written about Broken Stone Winery, a […]

Karlo Estates Van Alstine White

I usually talk about the winery experience but sometimes, there are spectacular wines deserve special mention. This is one of my favourite fortified white “port style” wines to finish a […]

L’Acadie Vineyard Prestige Brut

Back in 2014, I welcomed in the New Year with an internationally recognized sparkling wine made in Nova Scotia from one of my favourite wineries to visit.  It’s a must […]

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 […]

Looking for answers at Creekside Estate

With only an hour to spare on my way through the Niagara Escarpment, I only had time to tour one winery. I chose Creekside Estate ┬ábecause it was highly recommended […]