Tag: Food

Niagara Icewine Festival (Part 1)

Once a year, if you head down to the Niagara region in Ontario, Canada, you have the chance to sample some of the most renowned icewines this planet has to offer. People travel from all over the world to try the sweet and succulent flavors that the Great White North has to offer. The festival

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Grape and Wine (2018) PART THREE: Konzelmann Estate Winery

There are things I miss sometimes now that I don’t live in Niagara. The list seems to grow longer with my prolonged absence. One thing I miss greatly is peaches. Man, those peaches. August hits and it’s all I could think about when I was a kid. Yeah, we find them in Toronto grocery stores

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Grape and Wine (2018) PART ONE: Angel’s Gate

Have you ever had a hangover last two days and think, “Yeah. I earned that one”? Yeah. Yeah, you probably have. But have you ever woken up the next morning, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, feeling like you completely avoided the jet-lag on your return flight from Drunk Town? Yeah. Yeah, you probably have. And doesn’t it

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5 Niagara Wine Pairings for Halloween

Halloween is one of my favourite holidays. I could argue it is the perfect holiday for cultivating your creativity. Or if you’re like me, try out crazy spooky makeup and going dancing. Between the costumes and the parties, there’s tons of ways to flex those creative muscles! The way I plan on going about this

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2017 Sandbanks Pinot Grigio vs Super Nibs

There’s a lot to be said for cold, easy-sipping, summer wine. And then there’s also that wonderful flavour of cherry licorice that reminds me of road-trips that I used to take every summer from St. Catharines, ON, to Sauble Beach, ON. My grandmother always had nibs or licorice because it would shut my brother and

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Eryn’s Review Takeover – The Six Brewing Co.

Welcome to the takeover. I was going to write this whole thing on Instagram, but it got too long. So here we are. Anyway, I had such a good time eating oysters and drinking beer last night at The Six Brewing Co. in Toronto, that I simply had to tell the world… Most of this

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2016 Konzelmann Pinot Noir vs Reese Minis

I grew up in Niagara and with that comes a certain familiarity with the wines in that region. Konzelmann Estate Winery has been a semi-frequent stop for me since my early twenties. They’ve consistently produced good wines at good prices with the odd surprise to keep things interesting (like their peach wine). Also, I really

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2015 Galharda Tinto vs Steak Flavoured Doritos (and cheese strings)

Portugal is nice. I liked the Jurassic World movie. I also have a very strong craving that comes and goes that drives my open mouth down on top of a series of Cool Ranch Doritos™. If you’re lazy and you want to just skip to the TL;DR, simply click here. Anyway, my love for both

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