Tag: Canada

Canadian beer consumption and brewing
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Canadian beer consumption and brewing

Canadians coast to coast to coast are enthusiastic beer drinkers averaging 98.5 litres per annum. The Czechs rank first with132 (down for 152 litres only a few years ago), and followed by Germans with 107, Austrians 106, Irish 104, Australia 98.1, Estonia 91, Lithuania 86, Poland 84 Venezuela, Slovenia, and […]

Toronto – The Good.
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Toronto – The Good.

Toronto The largest city of Canada, and the capital of the province of Ontario, was inhabited by Iroquois, before 1800. Then Hurons the Iroquois, and were entangled in all kinds of skirmishes and wars with American and English mercenaries. French traders had established Fort Rouille in 1750 in the region […]

The Story of Canada's Icewine.
Food

The Story of Canada's Icewine.

Vitis vinifera vine and icewine (Canadian spelling) were, up to recent years alien terms in Canada. Vitis vinifera vines suitable for making dry wines were first planted early 1960’s by stubborn European immigrants in the Niagara Peninsula, ignoring the advice of scientists who firmly believed that the severe winters of […]

Niagara – Canada's Region of Plenty.
Food

Niagara – Canada's Region of Plenty.

Niagara, located in the southwestern corner of Ontario on the shores of the eponymous lake is the backbone of the tender fruit industry and artisanal cheese producers. Two world-famous falls attract millions of tourists and honeymooners whose accommodation and food requirements are superbly met, often surpassed. When ti comes to […]

Canada's Fine Cheeses.
Food

Canada's Fine Cheeses.

Dairy farmers of Quebec and Ontario have produces rich and flavourful milk from the very beginning. The lush pastures of both provinces in summer induce contented cows to produce rich and abundant milk, which skilled cheese makers convert to delectable cheeses. The first settlers produced a staple of human diet […]