This website and our social media accounts have been quiet for a while – don’t fear, I have answers! First, we went on a trip to Belize and Guatemala. We had a great time. That was just before January, as soon as Jan 1 hit we started a dry January. More on that later. Today
Every year we attend the Toronto Wine and Spirit Festival to take in the sun, hear some great music and try a huge variety of wines and spirits. We always end up discovering something new, making it worth it for us every year. For those who have never been: The Toronto Wine and Spirit show
Over the weekend we decided to do a bit of a taste test. We had a bottle of Italian limoncello that Shawna had picked up during a trip to the beautiful country a while back along with a bottle made by Dillon’s. Limoncello is a traditional spirit made mostly with lemons and a few aromatics
To begin this review I think I should explain the name. A “graspa” isn’t actually a thing that exists. It is a term made up by Vieni Estates for their version of a Grappa. Much like champagne, the term Grappa can only be applied to spirits made in Italy. This “graspa” has had chili peppers
On a rainy day on our way to Blood Brothers we made a stop at a tiny little distillery called Yongehurst. They are just getting started but already they have a wide range of products. We decided to give the Lost River Triple Sec a try. The name is a reference to Toronto’s lost rivers.