Top of the mornin' to ya, mate! (Is that the right accent?) Today, in celebration of World's Ocean Day, we are taking an adventure to Clare Valley in South Australia - one of the oldest winemaking regions of Australia. Back in 1969, the Taylor family purchased 178 hectares in this region and planted their first … Continue reading An Interview with Justin Taylor of Wakefield Wines | Taylor & Wakefield Wineries of Clare Valley, Australia
Today's interview is an exciting one for wine-nerds and distillation geeks! We're going deep on yeast with JOIY Winemakers, Chris and Cath Archer. Wielding 30 years of winemaking experience from Australia and New Zealand, Chris has spent most of his adult life drinking and studying wine. This summer, I got to spend some time with … Continue reading An Interview with NZ Winemakers, Chris and Cath Archer | JOIY Wines
This past weekend, my friends and I got together at our friend Devon’s house to carve pumpkins, barbecue and drink wine. One thing I love about Autumn is that we can still do activities outside such as pumpkin carvings. Some of my friends have serious talent! Take a look at these pumpkins! The highlight of … Continue reading Recipe Box: Halloween Punch Bowl featuring FRESH Wines
Earlier this year, I did a wine tour to Niagara-on-the-Lake with the wine angels at iYellow Wine Club. One thing I love about being part of iYellow is that no matter how much you know about wine - from beginner to a sommelier - you know you're going to have a good time (and learn … Continue reading Exploring Wine Country with iYellow Wine Club #iYellowTour
One of my favourite patio drinks is the Peach Bellini. I absolutely love the sweet peachy flavours in my summer cocktail. This past weekend, I hosted a wine slushy party with some of my close friends and made these peach bellini-inspired wine slushes. It was so easy to make and required only few ingredients: wine, ice, peaches and peach syrup. You can also make the ice out of wine to amp up the booziness!
For those of you who know me in person, you'll know that I am a self-proclaimed Padawan whisky nerd (Star Wars reference). That is why I was absolutely thrilled when Wayne Gretzky Estate invited me to a tour of their distillery. Wayne Gretzky Estate is an award winning winery and distillery in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Their most … Continue reading Wayne Gretzky Estate: A Distillery Tour