The Wine Passport to Canada: Tasting my way from East Coast to West Coast

The word’s out: Canada makes more than just good Icewine. In fact, Canada makes lovely sparkling wines, beautiful table wines that range from powerful and bold reds, sexy roses, complex and elegant whites, dry, off-dry, sweet and even fortified wines. Have you heard that they’re even making wine in Nova Scotia? Believe it, Canadian wine…

TBT: Niepoort’s Quinta de Nápoles

Early July and the magnificent Douro is probably bumping with tourists. As a tourist destination it is well-worth the visit for its unparalleled beauty, breathtaking views and an abundance of nature, but for wine students, aficionados, geeks and freaks it is a definite must. The oldest demarcated wine region in the world, there is so…