Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sake: Japan’s National Drink Deserves Better Press

Sake could be the best unknown fermented beverage in the world.  It’s Japan’s favourite drink and has been for a very long time, but its relative obscurity means that prices in Canada are comfortably low. Sake is not a type … Continue reading

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Marchesi di  Barolo is a reliable producer with high quality bottlings at every level from generic Barolo to single-vineyard “cru” entries.

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A Glass of Tar and Roses Evolves into Something More

Barolo is one of the best red wines in the world.  Its home is northwestern Italy’s Piedmont region.  The distinct character of this great red wine is shaped by the Nebbiolo grapes from which it is made, the soil and … Continue reading

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