Wine Maven: Northern Lands

Shaw Convention Centre, May 2-6, 2017 by Mary Bailey Northern Lands is a stellar opportunity to explore wine, craft beer and artisan spirits. The inaugural event, held two years ago, was a remarkable gathering of food and wine people from across the country. Chefs, winemakers, winery owners, brewers, distillers and lovers of great food and …

Beer school

By Peter Bailey. The self-taught person has a fool for a pupil, goes the saying. We wonder what this means for craft beer, as so many craft brewers are self-taught! In reality, there are few fools in craft brewing, for it is an exacting trade that demands smarts, skills and moxie. Knowing how to make …