Despite record-breaking temperatures that were more reminiscent of spring bud break than the frigid -8 to -12˚C required to make great Icewine, the 2013 Niagara Icewine Gala was focused on celebrating the region's most famous export.
With snow covered streets and frigid temperatures outside, January is a great time to unwind indoors over a glass of fine wine. With that in mind we've put together a list of some wine events that caught our eye this month.
Of the three Momofuku restaurants that opened in Toronto in 2011, Momofuku Daishō stands out as the most exciting when it comes to food and beverage. Recently, the latest addition to the restaurant's ever evolving drink repertoire is an all Canadian whisky cart.
While the snow covered vines and below zero temperatures indicate that it's still a long time until Niagara is lined with lush vineyards and ripe grapes, there's actually a lot of exciting activity throughout region.
It wasn't until recently that Toronto started to geek out about kitchen knives. With a steadily growing list of shops that have popped up around the GTA, knife culture is well under way. One of the shops responsible for our fascination with better blades is Knife Toronto.
A foot of snow on the ground is no reason to stop us from getting together for a few pints of limited edition beer. In fact, there are two beer events in the next week that test the rule that summer is the time for great beer focused activities.