Wine Picks

Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

Tasting Malivoire Wines


A few days ago I celebrated Martin Malivoire Day – my annual get together/tasting with the owner of one of Niagara’s top wineries (and…

Vintages June 6, 2009


THE LOW DOWN: Dry Rosé is the feature and I’m recommending five wines including a great-value local from Tawse Estate. My picks are novel…

Creekside Shiraz


Local Shiraz is very different from Little Penguin. Creekside winery is the master of local Shiraz and if you get a chance to visit…

Bye Bye Bonnet


My longest running recommendation, Chateau Bonnet White Bordeaux, is no longer available at the LCBO. Too bad, because it stood head and shoulders above…

Local Asparagus Season


They’re up, they’re in the stores and they’re at your local market. Home-grown asparagus is one of my favourite local produce and it tastes…

Artisanale Café & Bistro


If you’re in Guelph area, check out and celebrate Ontario Terrior at Artisanal café & bistro. Over the next few weeks they’re featuring organic…