Wine Review. Go Big and Stay Home!

Go Big and Stay Home! I recently had the chance to visit Malivoire Wine Company in Beamsville. Malivoire is one of the first Sustainable Ontario Wineries. This vision of Martin Malivoire, a highly successful special effects engineer for feature films, began in 1995. His plan was to make delicious and […]


The biggest selling spirit in Italy, Aperol is becoming increasingly popular for us too. I would characterize Aperol as an apéritif. It is bright orange in colour and has a blend of aromas including orange, herbs and spices. It is 11% alc/vol, has a smooth sweet taste, with a spicy […]

Fine Wine Review. Still Growing After Forty Years!

Still Growing After Forty Years! The Barossan 2017 from Peter Lehmann, is now available across Canada. Interestingly, I had the pleasure of tasting last years 2016 vintage of The Barossan. It was a milestone for this Australian winery, as it coincided with the winery’s 40th anniversary milestone of Peter Lehmann founding his […]

Karen Kuwahara

On April 24, I had the pleasure of meeting with Karen Kuwahara. Karen shared her unique corporate journey where she finished her career as the President of Nestlé Purina, Canada. We met for lunch at Sip Wine Bar on Yonge and Broadway and chatted over a delicious bottle of Gavi 2017, by Bersano. We both enjoy Gavi. It is a […]