By the sounds of things, I didn’t blow it with the first article. Which is great because reading my own work is seconded only to hearing myself talk. This month’s Tuesday Night Tasting was themed ‘Barbecue Favourites’ and was hosted by Sainte-Famille Wines (one of the oldest vineyards in Nova Scotia and within walking distance … Continue reading Big Reds, Big Frosts & Barbecue Favourites: Drew’s monthly update from across the pond
Tag: Nova Scotia
TNT, Tidal Bays & Pét-Nats – The Nova Scotia story
The word “hypocrisy” comes to mind as I type this. Last year; when James and I both worked together, I would tease him about being a hipster with his 'trendy' drinking habits and now I only ever drink (and find myself boasting about it) local liquor products. I roasted him for his Red Hot Chili … Continue reading TNT, Tidal Bays & Pét-Nats – The Nova Scotia story
2017: A Year in Review, Part 1
What a year! To those people who have visited our site and the industry folk we've met along the way, we would like to say a big thank you.
Diaries from the vines #2: Bottle Job
One of my jobs at the winery is to take people around the vineyard and give them a tour. I have been doing this twice a day since the start of the season and often find myself repeating the same things word for word. When I realise I am doing this I make a conscious … Continue reading Diaries from the vines #2: Bottle Job
Diaries from the vines #1: Turning the tides
I currently find myself taking a glass, looking over the sights of The Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, Canada. I'm working for Luckett Vineyards; a local winery situated on the steepest fucking hill I've ever had the displeasure of cycling up.
“Why do you love wine so much?”
I adore beer, I’m partial to a bit of rum and I have a new-found affection for gin but I don't have the same admiration for them as I do for wine.