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Food Truck Fest 2016 at Mike Weir Winery

On Saturday, July 16, 2016, Mike Weir Winery will be hosting it's 3rd Annual Food Truck Fest. This event provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate summer in the vineyards at Mike Weir Winery, where the Food Truck Fest is held annually in their M...

Slowly, Slowly, I’m Going Insane…

  I got the boys new bikes yesterday. All was well. They spent most of the day on them having a great time, and fell asleep fairly quickly last night. Money well spent. We were up early this morning to wave Daddy off to the airport. He’s...

Taste of Greece - Top Greek Wines, May 2016

On Sunday, May 15th, I was very pleased to attend the Taste of Greece grand wine tasting held at the Royal Ontario Museum, where nearly 50 of Greece's most popular wineries poured well over 200 wines. I had the pleasure of tasting many delicious wine...

Shaw Vineyard Estate 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon - Canberra

DILIGENT pruning paid off with this drop that'sperfect with wintertime beef or lamb roasts.     ONE TO NOTE:  FAMILY owned and run Shaw Vineyard Estate in cool climate Murrumbateman 30km north of Canberra, have released a great dr...
by Vintnews on Jul 4, 2016

VINTAGES Release July 9: Summer Pantry + Cool-Climate Chardonnay

The LCBO VINTAGES Release on July 9th will be on shelves this coming Saturday and features smart wines for the summer pantry as its main theme. The mini-theme focuses cool-climate Chardonnay, to coincide with the 6th annual International Cool-Climate...

The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs June 2016

The Travel Tester Discovers the Best Travel Tips and Stories from all Around the Internet! Here are our Favourite Reads from this Month You just finished reading The Travel Tester Favourite Blogs June 2016! Consider leaving a comment! Follow me al...
by The Travel Tester on Jul 1, 2016

EastDell Pinot Grigio 2015 and Black Cab 2014 - Ontario Wines for Canada Day Long Weekend

Here are a pair of fun summer wines suitable for the patio or relaxing at the cottage. Both the EastDell Pinot Grigio and the Black Cab have been on shelves at the LCBO for many years, but the latest vintage for each wine arrives with a brand new loo...

Eat What You Love to Lose Some Weight

These days, there are many diet plans which are interesting like the Eat What You Love plan. In this diet plan, you will be able to eat your favorite foods without thinking about gaining some weight. When you want to start this diet plan, you will ne...

Piazzano Blend 2 2013 (Tuscany) - Wine Review

Opened up this red wine blend last night. It comes from the family-owned and operated estate of Fattoria di Piazzano in Tuscany, Italy and will be available on LCBO VINTAGES shelves on July 9th.This particular wine is the 2nd of two red wine blends m...

Beira Alta in Centro de Portugal

Amongst visitors to Portugal’s Beira Alta, there is an air of shared ... Read More The post Beira Alta in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

Top Wines from Savour Australia Wine Tasting - May 2016

This mid-May tasting titled "Savour Australia" featured wines from about 25 wineries and was held in a compact room at George Restaurant on Queen Street East. At times, the room felt very small due to the high number of people in attendance. Overall,...

5 of Australia’s Most Famous Hotels and Pubs

Australia is a vast land with some truly amazing sites and natural landscapes, but it is also home to many a fine country pub, which is something of an icon here down under!While it’s difficult to narrow down the best pubs from around the country t...
by The Wembley Hotel Blog-site on Jun 27, 2016

5 NYC Outdoor Bars and Restaurants Perfect for Summer

WINE DINE & FOOTLIGHTS by Alexandra Wilson Dine at Central Park's Tavern on the Green. NYC is currently in the summer weather sweet spot – it’s not too hot for us to complain about the heat, and it’s not too cold that we don’t want to...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 27, 2016

10 Best Affordable Hotels in NYC + Avoid the Freaks on Craigslist When Roommate Shopping + Best Wine Shops in New York + More

THE WORD'S OUTby Tracy KalerSee the Macy's fireworks on July 4th. {via Sarah Ackerman/Flickr}10 things you can do in New York on July 4th. {I Love NY}Explore NYC on a budget –– 10 best affordable hotels. {The Guardian}Here's a new NYC park worth...
by Tracy's New York Life on Jun 24, 2016

Wine and Popcorn Outdoor Movie Night

Throw a great wIne, popcorn, and outdoor movie night for your friends!
by Snippets of Design on Jun 24, 2016

VINTAGES Release June 25: Southern France + Canada Day

The VINTAGES Release on June 25 features wines from southern France as its main theme, while the mini-theme highlights some wines for a Canada Day picnic. All these wines will be on LCBO VINTAGES shelves this coming Saturday.From the main theme on wi...

Box Office Buz: DVD and Blu-ray releases for June 21, 2016

June starts to slow down a little this week but there are a few choice titles hitting shelves this week including a strange tale of a mysterious kid on the run, a classic 90s flick about a psycho teenager and a compelling new drama executed in a very...
by Box Office Buz on Jun 23, 2016

Ca' Viola Brichet Barbera d'Alba 2012 (Piedmont) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is a delicious offering from Azienda Agricola Ca' Viola, from Piedmont, Italy that is part of the LCBO VINTAGES Release on June 25th.The interesting story of Ca' Viola begins begins in the 1980s, when Beppe Caviola borrowed a tractor f...

HOT: Meatsmith Specialty Butcher & Wine Merchant, 273 Smith Street, Fitzroy

Meatsmith is the kind of butcher that everyone wants around the corner from their house. The shop is a collaboration between Melbourne uber-chef Andrew McConnell and butcher Troy Wheeler, who started their relationship with wholesale restaurant trade...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Jun 21, 2016

Get the taste of summer with Viva Diva Wines

Viva Diva offers numerous fun and exciting flavors of the classic Moscato wine. Flavors such as mango, peach, and colada, are the perfect wine for summer! Whether you are creating a wine cocktail, wine ice pops or simply enjoying a glass of wine V...
by Everything Changes on Jun 20, 2016


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