Canadian Wine

The Petite Rivière Vineyard is an unexpected vision of Bordeaux on a winding country road on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.  The stucco sided building with deep-set windows, poised to overlook the vines is surrounded by...

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Diabolica Red Wine, The Okanagan Devil

July 29, 2015 | 5 Comments

From the southern most tip of Canada’s Okanagan Valley comes a naughty little wine with a hint of mischief. Diabolica Red will lead you into temptation, and at $15.95 it’s a trip you can take...

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Benjamin Bridge, Nova 7 2013

August 2, 2014 | 5 Comments

A harmony of sea, sky and earth meet in Nova 7 from Benjamin Bridge, a light, fresh sparkling wine that is the toast of Nova Scotia. With a cast of delicate rose in the glass,...

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Wolfville Nova Scotia, A Foodie Tour

July 28, 2014 | 22 Comments

Wine, cheese, extraordinary preserves, a garden estate, a great cup of coffee and three tourist stops you won’t want to miss.  Explore Wolfville, Nova Scotia as only an insider can, with a little Foodie Tour!...

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What would Wino Wednesday be if your local wino did not raise a glass worthy of your time and money?   Our pick of the month, something light and refreshing, cold, bubbly… and Canadian; the 2010 Cuvee Janine.  ...

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East & Main Bistro, Local-icious

April 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

A darling little gem in Bloomfield, Ontario offering seasonal fare, locally sourced, East & Main Bistro is a dining experience for even the most discerning of appetites. We are not picky eaters, and when I say we I really mean me,...

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BC Wines – A Little Taste of Home

January 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Six bottles of BC wine made it’s way east this week to be tasted and Tweeted by eastern wine hounds (of which I am one).  Another of our ongoing Canadian wine discussions, lead by Canada’s Natalie MacLean.  Nothing like...

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Wine & Cheese & Tasty Tips

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week we joined Canada’s Natalie MacLean in the second in her series of live Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google +, pairing six Canadian Cheeses with a section of Canadian wines. Here's our...

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Canadian Wine & Cheese – Part Deux

October 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

On this Wino Wednesday we join Canada’s Natalie MacLean for another in her series of live video Wine & Cheese Tastings on Google + focusing on fine Canadian product, with a panel of chatty...

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Five Ways To Improve Your Wine IQ

August 2, 2012 | 1 Comments

Tips on being an educated wine consumer, here's five ways to improve your wine IQ and two terrific bottles from G. Marquis to test it on. Don't fake it with wine anymore! ...

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Last week, despite a few technical hiccups, Canada’s Natalie MacLean launched the first in a series of Live Video Wine Tastings on Google +. What was billed as a 'panel discussion' focused on Canadian...

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The conversation on Canadian wine & cheese continues this week with Canada's premier wine writer, Natalie MacLean. A follow up to last week's successful taste & tweet event, this Wednesday, July 25th at 8PM...

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