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Wine all the time

<b>Wine all the time:</b> Christmas and New Years

Wine all the time: Christmas and New Years

No doubt there is still shopping to do, and no doubt there are many wonderful wines on various wish lists, but with this last column of the year, it is almost de rigueur that we consider the wines that will do justice to our holiday feasts and
<b>Wine all the time:</b> Even more for the holidays

Wine all the time: Even more for the holidays

At this time of year, it is difficult not to be thinking about choosing wines either for gifting or for enjoying throughout the season as we celebrate with our families and friends. The LCBO is certainly putting the pressure on.
<b>Weekend Wine</b> It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Weekend Wine It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Vin Greco doesn’t like to jump the Christmas gun and urge you to get out to shop, but like many other merchants, the LCBO is stocking its shelves with goods specifically geared for the season. With Vin's advice, you won't go wrong when shopping for the spirits enthusiasts on your list.
Hybrids... And Baco Noir

Hybrids... And Baco Noir

This week, Vin Greco explores some interesting and unusual wines made from hybrid grapes and gives us a preview of just a few of the many varieties of wines that will be available for the coming holiday season.

Weekend wine Cider

When Julius Caesar invaded Britain, one of the fruits of his victory was cider, and indications are that throughout the world, cider has been around, like wine and beer, for thousands of years.

Weekend wine Rioja

Spain produces many top-rate wines in many styles and many regions, but the wine most readily associated with that nation is Rioja (Ree-O-Ha).

Weekend wine Niagara, China, Wine and... beer

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Lailey Vijneyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake had been sold to Chinese interests.

What a Crime!

The wine world is no stranger to crime, whether; it be fraud, larceny, or major vandalism.

News and Observations

This past Canada Day I visited Union Jack Brewery on Queen near Gore Street for their Grand Opening. At the moment, you can only purchase their beer in “Growlers” –that is, dark, half-gallon glass jugs.

A Swell Party

Last weekend’s ‘Saultlicious’ was a great success, thanks to a considerable effort on the part of the organizing committee led by Mary Ledlow ofVinnaissance, the participation of many volunteers, and delicious food and fine wine pro