It was with great fanfare that the LCBO announced the opening of its French wine boutique in Ottawa. Our wine scribe Jim Walker saw an opportunity to forge a mutually beneficial working […]
They did it! It took 16 years, but they finally did it. Our wine scribe Jim Walker relates in bone-chilling detail how the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, after inflicting many near-mortal […]
Helen Keller once remarked, “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.” That’s what our wine scribe Jim Walker thought when he decided to take on a partner.
Jim remembers Toronto’s wonderful Le Select Bistro.
As many of you know, our wine scribe Jim Walker operates Arthur’s Cellar Wine Club and imports wine from France’s southern Rhône region into Ontario. He, along with his wife and vinous […]
You can’t miss it as you motor along D17 towards the storied town of Châteauneuf-du-Pape — the neo-gothic castle looming high on the hill to the right, standing guard over countless rows […]
A delicious month spent in Provence tasting wines from the splendid 2015 and 2016 Southern Rhône vintages: talk about being in wine wonderland!
Adding Domaine Roger Sabon, the iconic Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery, to our growing stable of suppliers was a lucky strike. Getting to know Jean-Jacques Sabon was the real bonanza! writes our wine correspondent, Jim […]