Terroir on the Move
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 […]
Making Wine History at Potter Settlement Winery
I love the back-stories of family wineries. At Potter Settlement Winery in Tweed, Ontario, the back-stories deserve a Giller Prize.
Grapes are rolling in Peterborough
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. […]
Pizza at Norman Hardie’s
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 […]
Spotlight on Mother’s Day Wine Tour
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 wine?
” 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 […]
Stanners and Waupoos win Double Gold #ACWC
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 […]
WSET Wine Touring in PEC
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 […]
Autumn Getaway at Elmhirst
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.