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?
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!
Wines of Sicily and Other Wines You Need to Try This Month Lately, Sicily has been on my mind. It may have something to do with fact that two friends have recently travelled there and shared their adventures on Facebook. At any rate, obsessing on Sicilian wine is a good thing since it is diverse, delicious, and pairs up with…
It’s the time of year to focus on “Sweets for the Sweetheart for Valentine’s”. Sweet wine, sometimes called dessert wine, is a category that is not as popular as it used to be, which is unfortunate.