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Weekend wine Negromaro

A recent article by Chris Waters recommended Farnese’s Luccarelli Negroamaro as an enjoyable inexpensive red wine.

Weekend wine Questions

I often search for news and information that might be interesting to people who enjoy wine and learning more about it.

Weekend wine: The balancing act

An interesting on-line article at decanter.com , ‘How to Understand Wine’, referenced a new book from British wine merchants, Berry Brothers & Rudd, Exploring and Tasting Wine: A wine course with digressions.

Weekend wine Cider

When Julius Caesar invaded Britain, one of the fruits of his victory was cider, and indications are that throughout the world, cider has been around, like wine and beer, for thousands of years.

Weekend wine: Rioja

Spain produces many top-rate wines in many styles and many regions, but the wine most readily associated with that nation is Rioja (Ree-O-Ha).

Weekend wine Niagara, China, Wine and... beer

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Lailey Vijneyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake had been sold to Chinese interests.

Weekend wine What a Crime!

The wine world is no stranger to crime, whether; it be fraud, larceny, or major vandalism.

News and Observations

This past Canada Day I visited Union Jack Brewery on Queen near Gore Street for their Grand Opening. At the moment, you can only purchase their beer in “Growlers” –that is, dark, half-gallon glass jugs.

A Swell Party

Last weekend’s ‘Saultlicious’ was a great success, thanks to a considerable effort on the part of the organizing committee led by Mary Ledlow ofVinnaissance, the participation of many volunteers, and delicious food and fine wine pro

Summer Sipping

Summer. Believe it or not, it looks like the weather is finally accepting that, yes, Virginia, there is a summer, and now we can contentedly contemplate what to enjoy when we are relaxing on our patios and decks.