Tag Archive "twenty-valley"

Creekside Estate Winery

A Relaxed Summer Afternoon in the Twenty Valley

This past week I stopped by Creekside Estate Winery to taste wine and find out what’s new. First taste, their 2011 “The Trad” a Traditional Method Sparkling Wine, a mix of 56% Pinot Noir and ...

Twenty Valley

Time to Wine and Dine in Niagara Wine Country!

With summer in full swing, here is a handful of wineries in the Twenty Valley area of Niagara with a variety of dining options to go with your wine, some seasonal, some open year-round:

Reims, France

Reims, Champagne, Pommery: Oakville Sommelier

A couple of weeks ago I was in Reims, France, known as the coronation city and city of Champagne. I experienced “joyful lightness” at Domaine Pommery, two words Madame Pommery used to describe her Champagne. She really ...

Sake, Spring, and the Valley: Oakville Sommelier

During a recent visit to the Historic Distillery District in Toronto, I stopped by the Ontario Spring Water Sake Company, the first of its kind in eastern North America. All of their sake is hand-crafted ...