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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.

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 […]