Mario Andretti talks about life with wine

Last year I was fortunate to spend the better part of a day with racing legend Mario Andretti. While some folks on the trip chose to ask questions about owning a vineyard, Mario was clearly not interested on that day. I kept my conversation to racing and Mario’s memories of Mosport, which he seemed to […]

Deep Purple Zinfandel gives a deep blast of flavour

Before we rang in the new year, I was trolling through the local LCBO and noticed a number of interesting new products on the California shelves. Given that I am a marketer’s dream, I loaded up the buggy with a bunch of new wines based on nothing more than their funky labels. The coolest label […]

P.K.N.T. Cab could be from down under

Big. Ooey gooey. Jammie. Chewy. These are not terms one usually would apply to a cabernet sauvignon, nor are they what one might expect from a Chilean red. These are terms that are a perfect fit for P.K.N.T.’S cab. Walking through the local LCBO, I noticed the cool chili pepper logo and then noticed the […]