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What’s the Best White Wine to Pair With Seafood?

Today, Nicholas Daddona — New England-based sommelier and Director of Beverage for the Boston Harbor Hotel — explains some of the best white wine with seafood pairings. Could you explain some of your favorite styles of white wine and tips for pairing wine with seafood? What makes these pairings standout? Seafood is a New England staple. … Continue reading What’s the Best White Wine to Pair With Seafood?

9 Brilliant Ways to Use Pumpkins at Your Halloween Party This Year

These next-level pumpkin ideas put the “trick” in trick-or-treat. When it comes to throwing a spooktacular Halloween bash, we take decorating and preparing the perfect menu very seriously. Whether this is your first time playing hostess, or you’re looking for new ways to impress your guests this year, these pumpkin hacks will take your party to the next … Continue reading 9 Brilliant Ways to Use Pumpkins at Your Halloween Party This Year

7 Wines For Halloween That You Can Purchase Online

Courtesy of Brands Witching Hour Red Blend Witching Hour Red Blend $6.99 Total Wine With deep flavors of cherry and vanilla, this elegant sip is sure to please the crowd. Plus, at a penny under seven bucks, it is the most inexpensive option on the list. BUY NOW Vampire Cabernet Sauvingnon Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon $14.95 … Continue reading 7 Wines For Halloween That You Can Purchase Online

Chez Nous Wine Bar

Chez Nous Wine Bar is an ode to local Ontario wines. Owner Laura Carr spent much of her life trekking around the world in great wine countries like New Zealand, Belgium and France, serving, working, and learning about wines. She’s local too, though, from Niagara Falls, and has personally visited many of the wineries whose … Continue reading Chez Nous Wine Bar

Koi Koi Sake Bar

Koi Koi Sake Bar is the first bar in Toronto to specialize in Japanese rice wine, offering a variety of rare and high-end sake imported from Japan along with sake cocktails, whiskey, and Japanese drinking foods. Run by the same folks behind North Poke and the Japanese convenience store Sukoshi Mart, Linda Dang and Nancy Young continue their slow … Continue reading Koi Koi Sake Bar

The Best Places to Drink a Pitcher of Beer in Toronto

The best places to drink a pitcher of beer may not necessarily have the fanciest interior design or a curated wine list, but the suds are cheap and they’ve got tons of heart and character. Here are the best places to drink a pitcher of beer in Toronto. Sneaky Dee’s This legendary Little Italy punk bar has a … Continue reading The Best Places to Drink a Pitcher of Beer in Toronto

You Can Now Buy Wine Ice Cream And It’s Amazing

I scream, you scream, we all scream for … wine ice cream? Umm, yes, wine ice cream is an actual thing that exists and if you’re not excited right now, you should be because there has never been a more perfect combination of two of your favorite things. Mercer’s Dairy happens to be the genius behind this delightfully … Continue reading You Can Now Buy Wine Ice Cream And It’s Amazing

Museum Tavern

Museum Tavern is a stately new dining room that combines all the charm and nostalgia of a classic New York styled bar with a menu of old faves refreshed in their execution. Co-owners and brothers Kyle and Glen Kristenbrun have deep roots in the Toronto restaurant scene – their father opened the El Mocombo and Bistro 99 0, amongst … Continue reading Museum Tavern

Time To Play Some Wine Games

For those of us who enjoy a little fun and folly, here are several intriguing games all centered around the topic of wine. Trivia Wine Wars: Wine Wars covers the gamut, with categories including, “Vine to Vino” (viticulture and vinification), the “Wine Cellar” (buying, storing and tasting), and Cork Culture (wineries, business and art). Questions like “Which … Continue reading Time To Play Some Wine Games