Taste Canada Awards Gala: Wine Pairing with Canada’s Top Chefs

There was a cornucopia of culinary royalty at the 20th annual Taste Canada Awards Gala/Les Laureats des Saveurs du Canada held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto last month. The red carpet was rolled out to honour Canada’s finest cookbook authors, publishers and food bloggers with 24 Gold and Silver awards given out. Categories ranged from…

Tasting Notes: Rangeland Wines and the Wines of Paso Robles

Rangeland is one of the best-kept secrets in Paso and Paso is one of the best-kept secrets in the wine-world. It didn’t take me long to figure that out. The awareness challenge that I talked about in my first Paso post, is changing….slowly. The community is banding together to help get Paso the recognition it…

From Vine to Wine: Harvest Curriculum @ Rangeland Winery

Harvest is a feverish, high-energy time in the vineyard and winery. There’s nothing more exciting than seeing seven months of nature’s miracle growth transition from vine to wine. Our* 10 days of working harvest with Paul Hinschberger and vineyard manager Patrick Hamilton were not only rich in curriculum, but they were fun. SO. MUCH. FUN….