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 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. […]
Shari’s Picks for July!
I had the honour of judging at the annual Ontario Wine Awards in May. Tony Aspler, leading wine writer, author and Canada’s self-proclaimed “evangelist for wine”, created this competition in 1995. He has turned over his annual wine competition to the trusted care of George Brown. Understandably at 83, Tony […]