Month: April 2015

Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada
Wine Wine Reviews

Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada Annual Rose Tasting

This annual tradition is one of the highlights of spring when previous vintages rose wines hit markets. Of the 80 wines provided (18 sparkling, and 62 still) there were samples from Washington State, Ontario, Provence, Languedoc, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Rioja, and Penedes. Rose wines come in three variations – pelure […]

Prince Edward County
Wine Wine Reviews

Prince Edward County – Annual Tasting 2015

Prince Edward County vineyards have expanded in less than 20 years to more than 500 hectares, and continue to expand. Now, less than 50 wineries have established themselves, and more are coming on stream every year. Prince Edward County, on the north shore of Lake Ontario, is a cool climate […]

Prince Edward County
Wine

Prince Edward County

This small county on the north shore of Lake Ontario has made a name for itself in the 12 years after the first vineyards were planted. Most of the vineyards are south of Picton (the largest town), and west of it. Winemakers began flocking to Prince Edward County when the […]

Exotic Cruise
Travel

Exotic Cruise Itineraries Excite Jaded Travellers

Cruising has become popular since 1970/s mainly because North American cruise lines embarked on long, expensive, and all out marketing campaigns. They still actively advertise on TV, use the social media, and frequently run advertising in the printed media. It was established in 1970’s that only one per cent of […]

Chilean Wine
Recipes Wine

Chilean wines and their best food matches

Throughout the world and history, food and wine have always been happy partners. What grows together goes well together is an apt saying that applies to Chile. Ingenious cooks living in wine regions have designed methods and techniques to cook food that complement wine.  Chile is relatively newcomer to the […]

Cider
Spirits Wine

Cider

Long before British people started to drink wine, cider was the preferred alcoholic beverage along with ale. England is a large apple producer. The juice any fruit fermented is called cider (except the grape) but over time cider has come to mean (fermented apple juice), and perry (fermented pear juice). […]

Churchill Cellars
Wine

Santorini’s Unique and Inimitable Wines

Santorini, located in the east and south of Athens, in the Aegean Sea, is one of the most popular Greek vacation spots for mainland Greeks and tourists. The whitewashed houses contrast and beautifully deep blue sea, much to the delight of visitors and locals. Santorini is a relatively small island […]