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February 24, 2015

Wining and dining out is one of the true joys of life. What if you could combine fabulous food, great drink, a classy, appealing atmosphere in the heart of downtown Toronto and also help inspire and train young culinary and hospitality students all at the same time? Would you be game? If your answer is […]

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Moonshine puts the ‘rot’ in ‘rotgut’

It goes by many names: hooch, white lightning, mountain dew, panther’s breath, bathtub gin, rotgut, corn liquor, popskull, etc. Most of us, however, know it best as “moonshine” and because of Hollywood, conjure up images of rednecks and hillbillies in the back woods of Tennessee or Kentucky making the stuff in primitive stills. Regardless of […]

Enjoying cold weather reds

Happy New Year! Winter is the time to snuggle up to a warm, cozy fire and indulge in comfort food and drink. For wine, this means fuller flavoured red offerings that do a great job in combating the cold. Included in the large category would be Bordeaux, Cabernet, Zinfandel, Pinotage, Syrah/Shiraz, Italian reds and many […]

Drinking upscale for the holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year filled with family, friends, festive get-togethers, and of course, great meals. What we sip with our festive foods should be something that is a notch or two above the ordinary. This is a great opportunity to pull out those special or rare bottles you’ve been hanging […]

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