I am sucker for a good sunset, a great glass of wine and wonderful company. Over the Canada Day long weekend, I was lucky enough to be able to check all three boxes and then some. Maybe it’s because our Canadian winters are so harsh, but as soon as it’s sunny out, all I want to do is lounge outside and drink wine. Rosé is my first choice, but I’ll take a white or even a red, as long as I have sunshine and a place to chill. If I could turn the above into some sort of job, I’d be laughing all the way to the bank. Anyway, I digress – where was I? Oh yeah, talking about drinking wine – my favourite pastime.Read more
Some people celebrate the warmer weather by having drinks on a patio, others by getting away to a cottage - I celebrate by cracking my favourite summertime pink drink – rosé. This year the honour of ‘first rosé of the season’ belongs to Tawse Sketches Rosé.Read more
As much as I enjoy drinking wine by myself while making tasting notes and accidentally drinking most of the bottle (oops), it's really, really nice to drink wine with friends.
Wine is meant to be shared and enjoyed. When it's great, it becomes part of the conversation. I'm lucky that I have friends who enjoy wine as much as I do. Dyanna is one of those friends. You may remember her because of her from her wrong point of view about Chardonnay. Luckily Dyanna makes up for it with her love of rosé. Seriously, this girl loves rosé as much as I do, if not more. So when she was given a bottle of Fielding Estate Winery Rosé, we found a rooftop deck (thanks Kim, Lauren and Cybele!) and cracked open this beauty.Read more