This year marks the first year that Ontario-made Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines are available at more than 100 farmers’ markets around the province. It seems fitting that our first wine review on the site should be a VQA wine that we picked up at the St. Lawrence Market on a recent Saturday. Tawse Winery from

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Last July, I celebrated turning 30-something in the best possible way. We hosted a beer and cheese event, and we got a few non-beer drinkers to expand their palates and find something they could enjoy. We’re responsible hosts, so water was offered between each sampling. Samples were 3-4 oz. each. Here’s an Ontario dominated beer

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It’s been getting quite cold out there and with the temperature dropping my palate tends to change a bit. I go from craving IPAs and blondes to absolutely NEEDING anything smoked and as black as my soul. In comes Blacksmith Smoked Porter by Highlander Brew Co. I am definitely stretching our definition of ‘Toronto’ when

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Louis Cifer Brew Works is the new kid on the brew pub block. So new, in fact, that the legal red tape for brewing on site has not been completely sorted out. For now, brewing is actually happening offsite at Railway City Brewery Co in St. Thomas, ON, while glistening fully functional brewing equipment patiently awaits

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