The imminent celebration of St. Patrick’s Day reminded me that we owe a lot to the Irish and their involvement in the global wine trade. I know what you’re thinking; aren’t the Irish contributions just Guinness and whiskey?
February’s significant date is the 14th, Valentine’s Day, and what better gift for your Valentine than a special dinner with wine pairing(s).
There are so many classic dishes that are fantastic when paired with wine.
Napa and Sonoma are usually on the list for wine lovers and we, being no different, made a pilgrimage recently.
Grape Ripeness – it’s actually more complicated than you might think It’s late autumn, which means that grape picking and winemaking are in full swing. Without a doubt, the biggest question for winemakers is “are our grapes ripe?” In fact, they use 2 measures of grape ripeness to make their decision to pick or not to pick. The first is…
We recently had the occasion to explore the food and wine scene in the Niagara region for the first time since 2019 and the news is good.
One [topic] that receives a lot of discussion, and negative press, is the topic of sulphites in wine. They take the blame for everything from migraines to allergic reactions. After all, isn’t any chemical added to wine bad?
Canadian Wine at The Decanter World Wine Awards If you love wine, you may have heard of Decanter magazine. It is one of the world’s most prestigious wine publications that has been supplying wine reviews and information to oenophiles since 1975. To champion and recognize wine excellence, they sponsor the Decanter World Wine Awards, an annual event for the past…
Wines to make your Father’s Day Celebration Perfect
June has one major celebration to observe – Father’s Day. It doesn’t get as much press as Mother’s Day, but it should include good wine and food too!