Jun 20 2018

KICK THE DIRT…is not your average winery tour. Many wine events are held in wineries, or tasting rooms, amidst gorgeous décor and lovely music. But, have you ever experienced a wine tasting while walking through the vineyard, and seeing the grapes up close? Heard the music that the wind makes, rustling against the leaves? Met […]

Mar 22 2017

Rejoice: Easter is almost here! Easter is prime time to give thanks for new beginnings, wondrous miracles and springtime’s life-affirming beauty. If you’re hosting this year’s Easter holiday dinner, don’t worry or fuss. Renowned sommelier, foodie and blogger Shawn McCormick will guide and inspire you as you hop down the aisles of your favorite Ontario […]

Apr 26 2016

In Canada, ‘tis the season to head outdoors and dine al fresco. Whether you’ve got a no-frills charcoal-burning hibachi or a tricked-out gas unit packed with bells and whistles, dust off your grill. Barbecue season is here! While most folks pair barbecue with beer, you are not “most folks.” You know that wine always has a place at the dinner table, even when […]