Tag Archives: Canada

Two From Canada

It is amazing how lifestyles change in a matter of less than two years.  We definitely used to go out, much more often.  We now eat in, way more often, but the silver lining is that we are actually drinking … Continue reading

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More Forgotten Wine

The house has been in a bit of upheaval in preparation of Easter.  Some people are truly organized and take everything in stride.  We are reactionaries, I guess, as it was time for some deep cleaning, not that the house … Continue reading

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One Italian, One Canadian

One of my favorite things to do, especially this year is to stop at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and pick up the monthly wine club selections.  The wines are always picked for being interesting and not … Continue reading

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Trius Red Shale Cabernet Franc

“#CabFrancDay” is upon us.  I have many reasons to enjoy this national wine day, but I guess the most important reason is that I have liked the varietal, even before I knew that it was Cabernet Franc, and it is … Continue reading

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February Birthdays 2018

As is our usual thing we all get together one day in the month to celebrate all the birthdays of that month. This one was kind of touch and go, as it seems that Winter has lately been tormenting us … Continue reading

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#CabFrancDay

That title may look rather bizarre for an old curmudgeon like me. I mean the symbol # for me meant either a number or pounds in weight all of my life, but through my wine blogging journey I have now … Continue reading

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Did I Miss a Winery?

It is always fun to hear about a winery, especially since I thought I missed one, and I did miss quite a few of them during our last trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario.  One of my cast of characters that … Continue reading

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Trius Winery Restaurant

We finally had dinner at Trius Winery Restaurant and that is why one makes reservations, as I noticed that all of the tables were occupied while we were there. The next time we go to Niagara-on-the-Lake I shall make appointments … Continue reading

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Trius Winery at Hillebrand

The last time we were in Niagara-on-the-Lake we had stopped at Hillebrand Winery and were impressed by the winery facility and the wines. We had tried some of the Hillebrand wines, as well as a couple of the Trius wines … Continue reading

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Jackson-Triggs

One of the more awe-inspiring wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake is Jackson-Triggs, as it is very imposing and very impressive as you drive to their tasting room facility. Alan Jackson and Don Triggs started the winery in 1993, and they are billed … Continue reading

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