Food & Drink

Hiram Walker Distillery in Windsor's Walkerville area.Photo courtesy of CNW Group/Hiram Walker and Sons Limited.

No Polar Bears

(WINDSOR, ON) – There’s something missing on the bottles of Polar Ice Vodka coming out of the Hiram Walker Distillery…


Caesars-Windsor

Ariius First In Region

(WINDSOR, ON) – Representatives of Best Bar None were in town yesterday to provide more information on a program designed…


Oxley-Winery-grape-vines

Not The Usual Wine Suspects

(TORONTO, ON) – We try the devilishly named Vylan Belzebub from Hungary. Light ruby in colour. Aromas of cherry Jell-O,…


Following the 2017 Port Wine Day festivities, and after enjoying lunch while overlooking the Douro River in Old Porto, José Maria Cálem and Robert Stephen retired to Cálem’s private residence for further tasting of Quinto Sagrado wines.Photo by Robert Stephen.

Best Wines And Spirits Of 2017

(TORONTO, ON) – A self explanatory listing of the top ranked wines and spirits in each category from 2017. BEST REDS Fabre Montmayou…



Juniper-Berries

Star Of Bombay Gin

(TORONTO, ON) – This year has been an interesting one for me. I have started to review beer and spirits. Expanding into new…



A glimpse of the Douro Valley in Portugal is seen through a window of grape vines, on 8 September 2016.Photo by Robert Stephen during a sponsored trip to Portugal.

A Reflective Port

(TORONTO, ON) – For many of us, 2017 seems to be racing toward a fast conclusion. If we become caught…


CREW grapes vines

More New Year Toasts

(TORONTO, ON) – I think the brutal truth is that 99 per cent of people call any sort of sparkling wine…


Owners of the City Grill in Windsor have decided to revert the upscale restaurant into an event centre, effective 2 January 2018.Photo by John Skinner.

City Grill Changes Stride

(WINDSOR, ON) – The City Grill has lost its grill. Since 2011, the City Grill has offered up their version…