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Mendoza Decadence

(TORONTO, ON) – When I think of Mendoza Malbec, or other Mendoza wines from Argentina, I think of MMD; Malbec Mendoza Decadence. Rich and plush…



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Fresh Blueberry Pie

This old time favourite has a whisper of gin to boast the flavour of the blueberries as the juniper berry, a relative of the blue,…


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Illnesses Related To Recalled Chicken Nuggets

(OTTAWA, ON) – Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling President’s Choice brand Pub Recipe Chicken Nuggets from the marketplace due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers…


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La Crema 2014 Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

(TORONTO, ON) – Sonoma Coast is gently kissed by cooling fog therefore creating a cool climate and wines which are higher in acidity and crispness…


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A Healthy Pinot Noir Competition

(TORONTO, ON) – The Eradus Pinot Noir has a nose teeming with bright red cherry. There are lesser notes of mocha, pomegranate, and watermelon. Simply…


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Port To Have With Dinner

(TORONTO, ON) – Late bottled Vintage Port isn’t the top of the line Vintage Port, but its great value at a fraction of the price….


The Great Canadian Flag projects ends with its official flag raising on 20 May 2017.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Your Canada Day Wines

(TORONTO, ON) – OK. So, it is July 1st and it is Canada Day. This is one of those days you should drink local. It…


The Viva Italian Market was hosted 28 March 2017 at the George Brown College for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto, and sponsored by George Brown College and the Italian Trade Commission.Photo by Robert Stephen.

The Excellent Taste Of Italy

(TORONTO, ON) – Covering the wine and food beat in Toronto, New York, and Montreal, I can tell you the Italians are the most relentless…


Joana Mendes Cardia made the point that a luxury strategy consists of three elements; brand management, communication management, and product management.Photo by Fotini Stephen.

Douro Looking Over Its Shoulder

(TORONTO, ON) – The Douro region of Portugal produces probably the best red wine in Portugal. However, is the Dão region an up-and-comer, or are…