Double Orange: Not Your Average IPA #BrewedAwakening

This week I was in Halifax for the Great Canadian Kitchen Party (a fundraiser for Nova Scotia athletes, and the local…

October 20th, 2018 / 1
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Marsala emerges redefined rewarding the adventurous

Riding The New Brewery Wave #BrewedAwakening

I’ve written quite a lot over the past three decades about the wave of small breweries opening across Canada. It…

October 14th, 2018 / 1

Cheers to near beer (aka non-alcoholic beer)

Walk through any grocery store and eventually you’ll find yourself in the “specialty drinks” aisle. Among the malt sodas and…

October 12th, 2018 / 2

The search is on for disease-resistant grapes

Climate change and recent consumer trends pose a double challenge to vine growers. First, global warming raises the alcohol level…

October 9th, 2018 / 3

Very Happy Holidays

THEY SAY THAT, along with nostalgia for foods like meatloaf and fondue, we’re in the midst of a fruitcake revival:…

October 4th, 2018 / 4

VQA celebrates 30 years of Ontario wine

If you don’t already know about the VQA (that’s the Vintners Quality Alliance), perhaps you should take a moment to…

October 3rd, 2018 / 7

Scheurebe from Nova Scotia? #TryThis

Back when VQA was developed in the 1980s as an appellation system, intended for Canada, discussions eventually broke down in…

October 3rd, 2018 / 3

Cape Breton’s Brewing #BrewedAwakening

Many of us long time lovers of good beer remember the failed early modern breweries in the Maritimes, one of…

October 3rd, 2018 / 7
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