Have you ever heard of the festival, The Bacchanalia? A Roman Festival in honor of the Greek god Dionysus (god of the vine) but better known as his Roman name, Bacchus (god of wine). The festival was held on March 16th and 17th beginning around 200 BC. By the year 186 BC the festival was … More God of Wine – Dionysus / Bacchus
Beer has always been a beverage ready for consumption in Canada, but ‘Beer Snobbery’ has been a rising concern in the social environments across Toronto and North America. This concern is with self proclaimed beer specialists who hop into pubs, filling them to the rim with plaid wearing bearded folk ready to spill their opinions … More Give me craft beer, or give me sobriety! – The Epidemic of Beer Snobbery.
The Barn Raiser Country Ale From Oast House Brewers in Niagara, Ontario. A good representation of this style. Unpolished gold in color with an off white reluctant soapy head, this brew came in a beautiful 473 ml can which reminded me a lot of the brewery itself by the colors and design. The aromatics are … More The Barn Raiser Country Ale – Oast House Brewery
If you have ever been around an enthusiast of wine you may have heard them use the term ‘Legs’ or ‘Tears’. Simply put they are referring to the way wine slides down the inside wall of a glass after giving it a quick swirl. There are a few theories as to what it may indicate, … More Look at those Legs ! – What it may indicate in wine.
The Niagara Icewine Festival celebrates one of Canada’s most cherished products for three weekends in January of wine and culinary adventures at wineries all across Niagara. Ticket holders can enjoy eight experiences per pass indulging in wine and culinary pairings at each winery crafted to sip and savour the best in local icewines and cuisine … More Niagara Icewine Festival 2017
Virginia Black American Whiskey, most popularly known as rap/hip hop Artist Drake’s Whiskey. I’m going to make this easy and say that this whiskey isn’t horrible, but with that being said it isn’t great either. The bottle all though very eye catching resembles an overpriced cologne bottle you would find in the washroom of an … More Virginia Black American Whiskey