Canadian Club’s Dan Tullio: The Godfather of Whisky


Mark DeWolf | Cocktail Confidential Beam Suntory’s Master Ambassador of Canadian Whisky has earned his title and his moniker. To many, Dan Tullio is better known as ‘The Godfather of Whisky.’ The nickname is well-earned. Tullio has been working the whisky trade for 36 years and over that time, has earned numerous distinctions for his efforts. A…

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Soave and Valpolicella: Venetian treasures


Mark DeWolf | Wine Discovery Venice has long been considered one of Italy’s wealthiest cities. Its initial wealth can be attributed to its strategic position at the head of the Adriatic Sea, making it both a naval power and the most important center of trade connecting Europe with Asia and the Byzantine Empire. The city’s riches…

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Make Wednesday Night, Pasta Night


Kathy Jollimore | Cooking Class Take the work out of dinner with this rich and creamy pasta prepared in one pot. For a lightened version, substitute up to one cup of the cream with chicken stock. One Pot Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta 4 servings Prep Time: Less than 30 minutes Total Time: Less than 1 hour…

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Piedmont Reds

Mark DeWolf | Wine Discovery Piedmont may be in the shadow of the Alps but the sun is shining on its wine industry. Piedmont or Piemonte, as it’s known in Italy, is home to some of that country’s most revered wines as well as some of its least pretentious. The region is a veritable epicurean…

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A taste of curry and local IPA


Mark DeWolf | BEER BUILDING BLOCKS Curry takes many different forms, as cultural and regional differences within India produce a staggering amount of variations. If you are like me, even though you know curry has so many different permutations for mid-week dining, it’s often just a dish that you add curry powder to as a means…

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Simply Italian


Kathy Jollimore | Cooking Class Topping bruschetta with marinated roasted sweet peppers is a delicious change from the traditional tomato and basil. Bruschetta is typically served as a first course or on an antipasto platter but you can convert this to a light meal by accompanying it with a simple salad. Make the marinated peppers the…

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