His and Hers Tastings!

In our house the choice of what bottle of wine to drink can sometimes be quite a challenge. My wife tends to prefer white (or rose) and when given a preference I most often will choose red. So to get around this we usually take turns. We'll open a bottle of white and enjoy that. … Continue reading His and Hers Tastings!

Cave Spring 2013 Pinot Noir

How do you answer the question "what's your favourite wine"? Do you have a favourite? Is there one wine from a particular winery that absolutely stands out from all the rest? Perhaps there's one wine that holds a sentimental place in your heart and for that reason you consider it your favourite? For me there … Continue reading Cave Spring 2013 Pinot Noir

Attending Winefest 2016

After a hiatus from food and wine festivals the wife and I decided that it was time to get back on the horse so to speak. So we decided to check out this years' Winefest presented by Sobey's Liquor & Safeway Wine & Spirits.  This years' event featured over 70 different participating wineries and it was great … Continue reading Attending Winefest 2016

The Song of Marjolaine

About a year and half ago I began volunteering at The Cookbook Co., a local kitchen and food speciality store that also offers cooking classes and catering. I volunteered to work in their cooking classes, helping to setup the classes, help the chefs and participants, and clean-up after the class. Included in the price of … Continue reading The Song of Marjolaine

A Rosé by another name……

Last weekend I got an opportunity to host my parents for a couple of days. I say opportunity, because my folks only live a couple of hours north of me and more often then I travel to their place when it's time for a visit. However, circumstances dictated that my folks were going to be  staying … Continue reading A Rosé by another name……

Sabotage, History, Intrigue, and the World’s Greatest Wine!

Remember what it was like as a kid when you got to go to the toy store. That pure sense of excitement and joy. Well for me as an adult a trip to the book store has that same feeling. You never know what new treasures you are going to uncover. A recent trip to … Continue reading Sabotage, History, Intrigue, and the World’s Greatest Wine!