Woofstock 2010

For soccer fans, this past weekend marked the beginning of World Cup. Dog owners, however, were looking forward to this weekend for a very different reason – Woofstock, North America’s largest outdoor festival for dogs. Despite chilly conditions and impending rain, a few intrepid dogs, to the delight of many, frolicked through the fountain in Berczy… 

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5th Annual Simply Divas

The spirits of divas, from Billie Holiday to Sheryl Crow to Beyoncé were summoned to perform at the Berkeley Church in downtown Toronto for the 5th annual Simply Divas affair. The event is held to support F.A.M.E., the Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere. 

Wine Wednesday – Sue Ann Staff Semi-Dri Riesling 2008

Staff Estate Winery Semi-Dry Riesling 2008$16, Available from winery at www.staffwines.com If every picture tells a story, as Mick and Keith would have us believe, then a wine bottle can too, revealing the character of the wine inside in its very shape, and, of course, in its label. Labels featuring everything from cats to shoes… 

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Wine Wednesday – Daniel Lenko 2008 White Cabernet

Daniel Lenko 2008 White Cabernet$19.95, Available from winery at www.daniellenko.com June finds us staving off heat waves and humidity in southern Ontario – what better time, then, to try a crisp, sweet, summery rose? The wineconsuming masses will tell you rose is a “girly” wine, designed to be consumed in summer in an outdoor venue,… 

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