Shari Darling is Canada’s only indigenous wine writer and has been a standing member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of  Canada for over 16 years.  She is an International award winning and best selling author and columnist, educator, speaker, TV and radio host and wine judge who specializes in wine and food.   

Her work in sensory science as it pertains to wine and food pairing and her learning tools are utilized in colleges and universities throughout Canada for chef and sommelier training, including George Brown College, Niagara College and Brock University. 

She has been the columnist for the Peterborough Examiner in Peterborough, Ontario for over a decade and writes for several other magazines.  


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World Class Maple Syrup

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

I had the opportunity to visit one of the most famous maple syrup producers in the Kawarthas.  Staples Maple Syrup.  

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Edamame Burgers with Amazing South African Chardonnay

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

I always love rose, whether it’s an inexpensive quaffer or a gem from Provence, France. But I’m quite particular about Chardonnay. Right now it is stylistic for winemakers to produce Chardonnay that sings with the fingerprint of terrior – that is embodying the qualities and elements of the grape. I love my Chardonnays to be […]

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Asparagus and Wine. Partners?

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Spring is finally here. And asparagus are now coming into season. The old wine adage states that asparagus do not work with wine. Hogwash! Asparagus, when incorporated in a dish with other ingredients, work extremely well with specific wines. With weather warming white wines are more desirable as well and they happen to complement […]

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