Wine notes and experiences from the Wine Baron. Follow my journey to near and far wine regions. Savour my dining experiences. Marvel at the new wines I discover. I'm not one to get in a rut. I constantly go for new experiences, new wines, and new acquaintances to share it all with.
2010 Vieni Aglianico Reserve, Niagara. A highly interesting wine made from this grape that originates in Campania, Italy. Fun notes of blackberries, sandalwood and white pepper. Vieni is also a … Continue reading
Distillers in Ontario I’ll be covering the exciting world of emerging Ontario distilleries over the next few weeks. Following are the ones I will visit. Please come back to see … Continue reading
Reblogged from Leadership Freak: Spotting and dealing with fools challenges leaders. Foolishness has nothing to do with intelligence or talent. Smart, gifted people are prime candidates for foolishness. Twelve ways to … Continue reading
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Picture yourself sitting by the fireside on a rainy night in an English country manor sipping a beautiful red wine. “What is this gorgeous wine?” you ask your host, “it’s … Continue reading
It’s nice to see the talented group at CityBites are getting back into the launch party tradition to celebrate new-issues. A civilized way to do business and live a little. … Continue reading
The baroness and I are lunching at Plank Restobar. The location is beautifully set on Lake Ontario at Fishernan’s Warf. Stephanie serves us efficienty and with a genuine smile. The … Continue reading
Blasón del Turra tempranillo, Piccini Chianti, Cedro Chianti Rufina Organic. One word on each in order: easy-drinking, nice acidity, impressive personality. In fine restaurants. Not in LCBO. Available also to … Continue reading
Chef Mark, @LaPiazzaAllegra Italian restaurant, puts thought and passion into his food creations and wine list. I’m also excited about the new wines Mark is bringing in. A tempranillo from … Continue reading
Château Rauzan-Ségla 2007. A worthy Margaux with a rich complexity and good length. Owned by the Wertheimer family of Chanel since 1994, the winery is again producing excellent wines. This … Continue reading