While our festival attendance usually dwindles with the cold weather, there is one annual event that the Boozehounds look forward to every year: the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo. Taking place until Sunday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building), this event is one I make sure not to miss. Tickets start at $30

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The first wines from the 2017 vintage are starting to trickle in. Instead of starting with a white wine, I went for a 2017 Baco Noir from Henry of Pelham, as they make consistent wine from season to season, despite radical fluctuations in climate. I tend not to over-think Baco Noir. A simple grape with

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I won’t let Kole near my wine racks. Every time he tries to pick out a wine for dinner, I shoo him away with the explanation that I’m “saving” that wine for something specific. “Not that wine, it’s too light for our dish.” He’ll shrug and grab a different bottle. “Hmm not that one, the

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