As January breezed in, two traditions emerged. The first is the popular New Year’s resolution. In my case, I resolved to consume less sugar. The second is to save money and recover from excess holiday expenses. Good news! Did you know there could be a lot of sugar hidden in […]
Shari’s Picks for November
Sweater weather is here. Like it or not, chilly days and long nights are back. Gone, for now, is the need for the light, crisp wines of summer. Now begins the transition to wines with more body, structure and richness. Since I like to try wines with a few years […]
Shari’s Picks for October!
The beautiful rhapsody of fall colours paves the way for our annual fall feast, Canadian Thanksgiving. This occasion is a wonderful opportunity to gather with family and friends and share an extensive meal. A traditional Thanksgiving meal at my house is a myriad of diverse food and flavours. The dinner […]
Shari’s Picks for August!
Inflation is affecting most of us. Food, clothing and fuel prices are up. I was not surprised to hear concerns within the wine industry about imported wine prices increasing in Ontario. Last month, LCBO announced new freight rates for imported wines. In some cases, rates for imported wines are doubling. […]