This month marks the 8th anniversary of Bellwoods Brewery‘s opening – an early pioneer in the explosion that craft beer enjoyed in Ontario in the 2010s. Since those early days on Ossington Ave, they’ve grown to serve licensees around the city and opened a larger production facility in the semi-industrial area on Hafis Rd, and… Read More


You may remember we had a bit of a love affair with Toronto Distillery Co. I say “had” because they no longer exist, at least, not the way they used to. Due to many reasons (including the silly AGCO laws) they were forced to shut down operations of their distillery. Enter Nickel 9 Distillery. They… Read More


While I was sitting at the Cider House on Roncy recently I remarked at just how far Ontario has come in terms of great cider. While beer has generally been the main focus for years, we’ve gone from having very few craft ciders and no festivals to several festivals a year and hundreds of craft… Read More


The grand daddy of all things decadent opens tonight – the 23rd annual Gourmet Food & Wine Show is on until November 19 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. If you need me this weekend, I’ll be making my way through a carefully curated list of deliciousness. With 19 breweries and cideries, 28… Read More