Tag Archives: Spotlight Toronto

Marking the calendar for TasteCamp North (May 2011, Niagara)

I’ve rarely had so many things scheduled so far ahead. I have things penciled into my calendar until late 2011, easily. A funny feeling for a freelancer who has mostly seen his schedule evolve on a month to month basis. It’s good to be planning, however, especially for events like TasteCamp North, taking place in the [...]
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September’s here – and so are the 30 Days of Local Wine

I love the whole idea of thematic series in blogs and online publications. That type of every-day addition of new angles is perfectly suited to the medium, and provides a rich, multifaceted view of the chosen subject. With the beginning of September, Spotlight Toronto has just started the second edition of the 30 Days of Local [...]
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The Greatest Wine Story Ever Told (isn’t always about the greatest wine…)

For the second time, I had the chance to take part in a collective feature published on Spotlight Toronto. After Ontario’s best rieslings, it was time for all participants to tell everyone their greatest wine story. In some cases, that means a great bottle, one of the world’s best. But in most cases, it meant a [...]
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Ontario’s best rieslings: a collective tasting on Spotlight Toronto (and two extra tasting notes)

It’s nice when social media pushes the idea of social forward, encouraging collective thinking and group efforts. Like this Ontario riesling project that was proposed to a small group of wine writers and professionals by Rick Van Sickle, of the St Catharines Standard, and Suresh Doss, of Spotlight Toronto. Six writers, including this guy who does [...]
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