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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