Food & Drink

Peter And Pat’s Pierogis

(TORONTO, ON) – I have popped open a Guinness so, by all accounts, I should have some Irish stew. Instead, I choose Peter and Pat’s…


Ensure the health and safety of you and your guests by using a food thermometer to check the internal temperatures of grilled meat, fish, and chicken during all BBQ festivities.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Ensure Food Safety During Holiday Grilling

(WASHINGTON, DC) – From Fourth of July cookouts to entertaining visiting relatives, summertime is a season that brings together loved ones and lots of food….


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Salmonella Linked To Frozen Chicken

(WINDSOR, ON) – Seven cases of Salmonella illness in four provinces, including Ontario, have been reported. Two people have been hospitalized, no deaths have resulted….


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Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve 2014

(TORONTO, ON) – Kendall-Jackson certainly is not shy about getting its name and product some exposure in the Ontario marketplace. They have retained PR firm…


Bob's Super Smooth Whey Spirit

Bob’s Super Smooth Whey Spirit

(TORONTO, ON) – For some reason I was thinking Bob’s Super Smooth Whey Spirit was vodka. It is a clear sprit and one could easily…


Members of Walkerville Brewery and Craft Heads Brewing Co joined forces in the fight against cancer by presenting a cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society for $4,500, on 19 June 2017.Photo courtesy of Walkerville Brewery.

Breweries Join Against Cancer

(WINDSOR, ON) – Yesterday, Walkerville Brewery and Craft Heads Brewing Company presented the Canadian Cancer Society with a cheque donation for a combined $4,700. In…


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Borges A Sleeping Wine Giant?

The Douro is in northern Portugal and has achieved its fame, at least initially, through the production of Port wines. The Brits developed a mania…


Bedford United Church’s pie maker Bob Nagy was on hand at the Olde Sandwich Towne Farmer's Market on 17 June 2017.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Sandwich Market Has Big Attraction

(WINDSOR, ON) – Although the Olde Sandwich Town Farmer’s market is back with its eclectic collection of farm fresh vegetables and fruits and other novelties…


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.

Croft Late Bottled Vintage Port

(TORONTO, ON) – Yes. I used to be like you. Port was an obscure type of wine best suited to old gentleman at the club…


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.

More Portuguese Bounty

(TORONTO, ON) – I am glad to have hopped on the Portuguese wine train early, before prices start to rise when Portugal is finally recognized…