i4C Preview: Lessons in Cool Climate Chardonnay


For wine lovers that thirst as much for wine knowledge as they do for what's in the bottle, the most important event of the 2013 International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C), is the Global Perspectives on Chardonnay panel discussion and tasting.

30 Days of Ontario Beer – Day 30 – The Chapter Ends but the Story Continues


When I started my epicurean education, learning about libations and the finer things in life, beer was not a particularly high priority. My experience had been coloured by unremarkable mass-produced lagers and bland pale ales leading me to ask is this all beer has to offer? It took a couple of university roommates to kindly… 

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30 Days of Ontario Beer – Day 29 – Mill Street’s Bierschnaps


"The ghosts down here must be very happy that we're distilling again," joked Mill Street's head brewmaster, Joel Manning, as we sat down to discuss the brewery's new Beer Hall last month. He was referring to the bierschnaps distillery that Mill Street has added to their facility in the historic Distillery District which hasn't had… 

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