Wine -- Mise en abyme
A quest for knowledge. A mandate to share.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Hidden Bench Estate Winery (Beamsville, Ontario, Canada): Viticultural environment
I have spent the last three posts framing the physical environment ( bedrock , soils , climate ) within which Hidden Bench Estate Winery (Be...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Climate in the Niagara Peninsula wine region
Climate, according to Dr. Tony Wolff (Lecturer and Viticulturist, Virginia Tech) and John D. Boyer, is the average course of weather in a re...
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Soils of Canada's Niagara Peninsula appellation
I covered the bedrock of Canada's Niagara Peninsula in my most recent post and will now turn to its soils. In areas that have not bee...
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Bedrock Formation in Canada's Niagara Peninsula
Earlier this year I paid a visit to Hidden Bench Winery Estate which is located in the Beamsville sub-appellation of the Niagara Peninsula a...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Fermentation, Distillation, Aging, and Tasting: The Appleton Estate Rum Tour
In my prior post on the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Tour, I covered the raw material production exhibits. In this post I cover the ferme...
Monday, December 10, 2018
The Appleton Estate (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) Rum Tour -- Raw materials production
The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Tour is fulsome, educational, informational, entertaining, and tasty, a worthwhile experience. Founded ...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The Road to Appleton Estate Distillery (Nassau Valley, St. Elizabeth, Jamaica)
I am a fan of Appleton Estate aged rums and, on a prior trip to Jamaica, I had been treated to a personal, in-home tasting of the Signature ...
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