August 28, 2017

After another successful i4C (Cool Climate Chardonnay) celebration, I started to reminisce about my winemaker interviews from the 2016 lineup.

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Arron Bell, the winemaker of Domaine Drouhin, a wine...

April 17, 2017

World Malbec Day is just as it sounds… a day to celebrate and appreciate Malbec, the plum filled, full-bodied red wine.

Beginning in 2011, Wines of Argentina established April 17th as the official day. While grown around the world, Arg...

March 18, 2017

Our winter has been unpredictable as of late, but if you live in Canada, you’re privy to these long, cold winters that make you want to curl up under your blankets and stay there until spring blooms.

I’ve always advocated for a seasona...

December 24, 2016

Tis the season for family, food and sparkling wine. Every year I feature my favourite bottle of bubbly before New Year’s Eve. This year, I decided to write about my top 5 picks to make sure everyone can ring in the new year with bubbl...

December 16, 2016

If you’re an avid wine drinker, you’re privy to the many selections in our market. From white, to sparkling to red and from country to country, region to region. It can certainly be overwhelming to make a choice in the sea of wine tha...

August 24, 2016

Canada is a beautiful country. We often forget how many incredible getaway opportunities we have in our own backyard. I recently got to experience Ontario's Southwest when I visited the Lake Erie North Shore wine region.

Not only is th...

July 20, 2016

When you think of visiting Germany what is the first thing that comes to mind? Beer? Engineering? History? What about wine? Perhaps if you were to book a wine and food trip, you’d immediately consider France or Italy, but I can now as...

Most people make their wine choices based on familiarity. Cabernet from California, Riesling from Ontario or Chardonnay from France. It’s not so common to hear anyone order a glass of Blaufränkisch from Austria. But, why not?

 

There ar...

January 12, 2016

Moët & Chandon is one of the world’s leading producers of Champagne. Moët produces more than 26,000,000 bottles of Champagne on an annual basis. 

 

Elise Losfelt, one of the 10 winemakers of Moët & Chandon, joined a group of tasters in...

August 1, 2015

When someone says Nelson Mandela – what do you think of? Political prominence, humanity, social brilliance and revolutionary philanthropy are only some of the things that come to mind for me. After one afternoon spent at the iYellow W...

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