Enjoying the beauty of the heavens This is about the biggest stretch for a wine writer, but bear with me. It’s a leisure activity just like wine (sort of). But do let me bring wine into the picture. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine as you peer into the heavens with binoculars, telescope or viaContinue reading “Astronomy is an awe-inspiring subject, highly recommended with a sparkling wine!”
Author Archives: Paul Singer
Smithavens Brewing Company crafting attention getting beers
Smithavens Brewing of Peterborough is doing a great job getting their award-winning ales and lagers into The Beer Store, grocery stores and LCBO. I’m happy they’re getting easy to find because these are such great beers. You can’t beat small batch naturally brewed Ontario craft beer. These beers taste fresh and natural. Generally craft beersContinue reading “Smithavens Brewing Company crafting attention getting beers”
Fraticelli’s Richmond Hill, authentic Italian grill. Great experience in food, service and wines!
PHOTOS: 1. Wine Cellar, 2, 3. Dining area, 4. Kitchen, 5. Exterior, 6. Patio, 7. Piano lounge, 8. Grilled Calamari, 9 – 11. Our pizzas and pasta. Updated September 25, 2017 Fraticelli’s is housed in an attractive building in Richmond Hill, near Buttonville airport. You can dine inside or enjoy the inviting patio in season. ThisContinue reading “Fraticelli’s Richmond Hill, authentic Italian grill. Great experience in food, service and wines!”
Barnstormer Flight Delay west coast style IPA
Having a Flight Delay IPA Craft Beer from @barnstormerbeer while I cook dinner. This robust west-coast style IPA is unfiltered and made with 4 types of specialty hops. Grapefruit, rich flavour and floral notes round out this fun ale. From the famous brewpub in Barrie, Ontario, the label design and Air-Craft concept of this enthusiasts’ beerContinue reading “Barnstormer Flight Delay west coast style IPA”
PondView Harvest Party 2017. Great turnout, great wine, great music!
Happy Crowd at PondView The Baroness and I had the good fortune to attend the PondView Harvest party this past weekend. Best fun we’ve had in Niagara all year. PondView is a happening winery that is creating some good buzz. They’re producing fine wines and have a good sense of marketing to fuel their growth.Continue reading “PondView Harvest Party 2017. Great turnout, great wine, great music!”
Visit to Viewpointe Estate Winery
Excellence in winemaking This family-owned estate is one of Southwestern Ontario’s reference point wineries. Situated in EPIC (Essex Pelee Island Coast) near Windsor Ontario, the region also carries the VQA designation: Lake Erie North Shore. A visit to Viewpointe is not to be missed. John, Steve, and Jean Fancsy all have the passion for wineContinue reading “Visit to Viewpointe Estate Winery”
Fourways Restaurant, Bermuda
Fancy dining with top notch wines. The baroness and I are dining at Fourways in Paget. History is in the walls. The original building dates back to 1727. Executive Chef, Tommy Poh is considered to be one of the very best in Bermuda. And the wine list is the best in Bermuda, especially if youContinue reading “Fourways Restaurant, Bermuda”
Tempest Bistro, St. George, Bermuda wows us with a top notch wine list & superb dining. Recommended!
The baroness and I are starting our Bermuda visit in St. George’s. There are a number of dining experiences we want to try. Tempest on Water Street is at the top of our list. The venue has nice exposed brick inside. The overall visual impression is bright and cheerful. It’s right on the water, soContinue reading “Tempest Bistro, St. George, Bermuda wows us with a top notch wine list & superb dining. Recommended!”
Highlights! Want to enjoy my blog to the utmost? Check out these top posts. From a wine introduction to wine regions to dining experiences.
Top Posts by The Wine Baron Wine Introduction (Wine 101) – A short read, starting with “Step 1” Visiting the Rhone Valley wine region of France – Got to go there at least once in a lifetime! Visiting Masterworks in Bermuda – Some of the world’s greatest art, in Bermuda no less! Wine Pairings at The BriarsContinue reading “Highlights! Want to enjoy my blog to the utmost? Check out these top posts. From a wine introduction to wine regions to dining experiences.”
Dark ‘n Stormy recipe – one of Bermuda’s most popular drinks
Here’s how to make a proper Dark ‘n Stormy Pour 6 oz ginger beer (either Barritts or Gosling’s brand) into a tall glass filled with ice Float 2 oz of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum on top. Stir until it looks like a storm cloud. Optional garnish: lime wedge. There’s a magical quality to every BermudaContinue reading “Dark ‘n Stormy recipe – one of Bermuda’s most popular drinks”