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Niagara Peninsula Wine Route - Winter 2014

Ontario Wine, 2014 Vintage

Each year Vintner’s Quality Alliance (VQA) Ontario publishes a report on vintage conditions for the previous year in the major wine appellations of Ontario: Niagara Peninsula, Lake Erie North Shore (LENS), and Prince Edward County ...

Prince Edward County, Wine & Dogs

Long Dog Winery in Milford is a must visit for lovers of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as this is their focus. Finding that the terroir of their land is similar to Burgundy, Victoria and her ...

Nine Karlo Estates wines were tasted at the May OWEC night.

You always have to have wine in your glass: Sommelier’s Perspective

The Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) tasting in May was a wonderful evening. Winemaker Richard Karlo and his partner Sherry Martin from Karlo Estates located in the Prince Edward County (PEC) wine region of Ontario presented ...

OWEC Wine Tasting Event sign

esoterica wine fair, part 3: Oakville Sommelier

Four more wineries that took part in the Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club (OWEC) esoterica wine fair in April traveled from Prince Edward County (PEC), and Lake Erie North Shore (LENS) wine appellations of Ontario – ...

The Good Food & Drink Festival in Toronto

Food & Drink in Toronto: Oakville Sommelier

If you have not had a chance to check out the Good Food & Drink Festival in Toronto, it is a good event to put on your calendar for next April. This three day kid ...

Gin and Tonic

GIN, TONIC, and ICE: Oakville Sommelier

What a wonderful New Year’s Eve 2013 I had in Toronto beginning with an opera performance at Roy Thomson Hall with yours truly in the choir backing an international cast, then ending the year at ...

OWEC Gala 2013

Oakville, Gala, Wine: Oakville Sommelier

What better way to ring in the season than a Black and White Christmas Gala? This event was held last week in Oakville by the Oakville Wine Enthusiasts Club. It was an excellent evening filled with ...

Portugal, Variety and Value: Oakville Sommelier

Wine has been produced in Portugal for thousands of years. With over 250 indigenous varieties in the mix, you are sure to find a style of wine you like! What you will also find is ...

VQA, Ontario Appellations and Varietals: Oakville Sommelier

I recently presented an overview of Ontario VQA wines for the Oakville Newcomer’s Club Wine Group night. We tasted a variety of wines, mostly Niagara Peninsula VQA: Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Baco Noir, Cabernet Franc, ...