While Niagara and the surrounding areas generally get the most fanfare here in Toronto, there is something to be said for the quality of the wine that comes out of Prince Edward County. According to the press release I got from Drink Inc, it turns out that PEC is the worlds fastest growing wine region.
We’ve only been able to trek up to Market Brewing Co two times so far. It’s a bit far for two city slickers with no car. I honestly don’t remember the exact reasons for the first trip but the second was while on our way back from a sugar shack (or cabane sucre as Shawna
It was a beautiful sunny day last Sunday and though it was only slightly above 0, Shawna and I decided to go have a beer in the backyard. I made sure to include a cigar while we were at it. Our choice was El Idaho, a farmhouse ale by Shackland’s Brew Co. We remembered enjoying
We’ve known Doug Appeldoorn for years. I think the first time we met him we was running a beer and chocolate pairing. He taught us how fantastic beer was to pair with food and that in many ways it was better for pairing than wine. Fast forward a bit and he has become a friend
I have a bit of a soft spot for Ayr, Ontario. It’s where my grandparents lived for the majority of my life and I have a lot of fond memories of that quiet town. Time moves swiftly though – my grandmother who I remember baking grand feasts for us grand kids isn’t a spring chicken