Why I’m Quitting TGCWC

The Great Canadian Wine Challenge - TGCWC, for those of you curious about the acronym - is an excellent idea and a fun challenge.  If you don't live in Nova Scotia.  Or, if you're living in Nova Scotia, you don't like big, bold red wines.  Or even less bold red wines. The options are fairly... Continue Reading →

Christmas in Malagash – Jost Vineyards

After years of driving by the signs, I finally had the opportunity (or, rather, took the time) to visit Jost Vineyards in Malagash, Nova Scotia.  Located within spitting distance of the Northumberland Strait, Jost is a popular stop for summer tourists wandering the back roads of Nova Scotia.  On this gorgeous sunny day in November,... Continue Reading →

Port of Wines Festival 2013

I have relocated (temporarily) to rural Nova Scotia and managed to time my arrival in Canada's ocean playground quite well - it was the week of the NSLC's Port of Wines festival!  Adopting my usual scheming ways, I managed to line up a designated driver (thanks Dad!) and picked up a ticket for the Friday... Continue Reading →

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