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A beautiful fall jaunt through Niagara wine country with stops at Foreign Affair, Hidden Bench, Domaine Queylus


Can anything be finer? The riot of fall colours twinkling on the gentle slope of the Niagara Escarpment, the smell of fresh-picked grapes penetrating the brisk autumn air and a crew of wine tasters (who you just happen to adore) hop-scotching in wine country in search of new vinous treasures. Continue reading

No rest for these wine veterans: McWatters, Triggs helping shape the Okanagan Valley


It fascinates me that two of this country’s most noted wine industry leaders continue to play such an important role long after the company they helped build was acquired by an American company. Continue reading

Niagara diners rejoice – Bolete is here

By Michael Lowe

I can’t remember the last time I have witnessed such anticipation of a restaurant opening in downtown St. Catharines. In the case of Chef Andrew McLeod’s sparkling new space, Bolete, the anticipation is justly warranted. Continue reading

Well this is awkward: Not one single grocery store in St. Catharines will be selling wine anytime soon. WTF?

As unbelievable as this sounds, St. Catharines, in the heart Niagara wine country, is getting ZERO grocery stores selling wine in the first wave of 70 locations across the province announced today. Continue reading

In conversation with Chef McLeod about his dream — the opening of Bolete in downtown St. Catharines


Intro: So, a warning, dear reader. Life sometimes clutters that clear path and blurs the lines of objectivity. We don’t live our lives in a bubble, at least I don’t, and stuff happens. Continue reading

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