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Hester Creek Pinot Gris: Perfect Pairing for NPR and CBC Radio

When you are listening to public funded radio, the subject matter is often deep and grim. For example, right now I am listening to a report about a public inquiry being launched to investigate money laundering in British Columbia. My beloved home province is apparently a seething pit of illegal financial activities which have contributed… Continue reading Hester Creek Pinot Gris: Perfect Pairing for NPR and CBC Radio

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5 Rancid Wine Pairings (One was OK) Halloween Candy Edition

Welcome to the first ever Better Booze Hound Panel.  This little group of family and friends gathered in my home to taste some remarkable pairings. Before and after Halloween I usually have some candy kicking around.  It is either ubiquitous like those little packets of M&Ms or a candy that no one wants to eat… Continue reading 5 Rancid Wine Pairings (One was OK) Halloween Candy Edition

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6 Reasons Why a Hot Toddy is What you Need for Your Cold-Conquering

Yesterday I looked at the cold and flu maps for my geographical region.  The rates of both are just beginning to tick up.  By the looks of the health people's stats, this year is predicted to be rather awful in terms of both the common cold and the flu. I myself have been fighting something,… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why a Hot Toddy is What you Need for Your Cold-Conquering

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The 13th Doctor : What to Pair with Dr. Who

I did it!  I watched the new Doctor Who.  Jodie Whittaker who I had loved in Broadchurch is the first female doctor and while unexpected, carried a bit of the Smith/Tennant mania and a non-femme-fetale vibe.  Confused and coalescing but competent.  I am willing to give the season a try. What to pair with such… Continue reading The 13th Doctor : What to Pair with Dr. Who