This post was created in partnership with Ruffino Wines. Summertime… and the living is outdoors. The days are getting longer and the weather is finally nice enough to enjoy meals and get-togethers outside. I find the summer months are always much busier for entertaining and it seems like there are many more impromptu get togethers than […]
This is a guest post written by Neil Phillips sponsored by Castello di Gabbiano. Two of the more magical aspects of wine revolve around history and food. As with any product of the land, wine carries such weight of history from where it is produced. After all, wine comes from grapes – which are a […]
Yes it’s that time of year again… no, not St Valentine’s Day/ weekend/ month as I have variously heard it referred to over the past week, but Days of Wine and Chocolate though Wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Some of you might remember that Neil and I headed there last year and whilst we enjoyed the weekend, […]
Wine and chocolate. A dream pairing, right? Well… yeah, unless you’ve been rather ill and told that you need to give your innards a bit of a rest from rich food…. Ahem. Not ideal when Neil and I had been planning to go up to Niagara-on-the-Lake over the recent Family Day weekend to indulge in […]
Last weekend, Neil and I headed off to Niagara on the Lake to indulge in a weekend of wine and food – the first weekend of Wineries of Niagara on the Lake’s “Wine and Herb” wine and food pairings – a casual spring celebration of great wine and fresh herbs! This program allows you to […]
We’re lucky, living in Toronto, with wine country right on our doorstep. A 90 minute drive from the city, and you are in the heart of the Niagara region, where Neil and I were fortunate enough to find ourselves this past weekend, as guests of Tourism Niagara and Wineries of Niagara on the Lake. […]
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