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The Adventures of Natty P

Toronto based wine & cocktail writer and publicist embarking on an adventure to discover the latest and greatest in the industry worldwide

Johnnie Walker Whisky Week with Natty P

Johnnie Walker Whisky Week with Natty P

Next week, Natty P Online is being taken over by Johnnie Walker whisky. I will be exploring the wonderful world of Walker with delicious recipes, whisky factoids and most importantly, steps to hosting your own whisky tasting at home...Just in time for...

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Wine of the Week: What's Your Port Personality?

Wine of the Week: What's Your Port Personality?

Bourbon is cool again. So is tequila and mescal. Now a Portuguese winery housed in a 12th century monastery is making Port cool again too. Already a creator of award winning Ports, Senhora do Convento (SDC), launched two new Ports called ‘Ruby’ and ‘Tawny.’...

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The Cottage is not on Sauble Beach

The Cottage is not on Sauble Beach

Perhaps it's snobbery that makes me feel as though I need to explain 'The Cottage' when I say that it is on Sauble Beach. Maybe it is because I automatically think of the riffraff and the guys in pick up trucks with flags inviting me to 'Git 'R Done'...

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Coming soon: A Chic Choc Spiced Rum Adventure

Coming soon: A Chic Choc Spiced Rum Adventure

As seen on Girls of TO While at the cottage, the ladies drink a lot of red wine. We try different grapes, different regions and different vintages, always willing to sip something new and perhaps discover a new favourite. The men drink rum- Lamb's rum-...

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My #TasteSafari with Taste of Toronto 2015

My #TasteSafari with Taste of Toronto 2015

As seen on Girls of TO Last week, I was lucky enough to attend Taste of Toronto's Taste Safari, a media preview of the fantastic annual food festival that takes place July 2-5th, 2015. For those of you on Periscope, you may have joined me for some of...

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The NoMad Bar’s Black Dhalia

The NoMad Bar’s Black Dhalia

Courtesy of Wine and Spirits Magazine Cinco de Mayo was all about palomas and twists on margaritas- Yum! These delicious drinks got me thinking about the many tequila and mezcal cocktails out there. Here is a personal favourite from The NoMad Bar in New...

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The time I tried to put a Periscope video on YouTube

The time I tried to put a Periscope video on YouTube

The good news is that Periscope was a successful social media tool This is the email I wrote to the amazing team at Rock It Promo: Hey Ladies- So am promised, I attempted to put a video together with my Periscope footage- You will see that I am still...

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Smoke, Meat & Whisky Cocktail Recipes

Smoke, Meat & Whisky Cocktail Recipes

Toronto's famous The Carbon Bar is renowned for its delicious BBQ, inspired cocktails and an overall unique menu. Their recent Smoke, Meat & Whisky event showcased their creativity on the grill and behind the bar. In case you couldn't make it to this...

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VIDEO: Toronto Wine Drinker and the German Wine Queen

VIDEO: Toronto Wine Drinker and the German Wine Queen

WINE OF THE WEEK: SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE SOUTHBROOK CONNECT ORGANIC WINE

WINE OF THE WEEK: SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE SOUTHBROOK CONNECT ORGANIC WINE

As seen on Girls of TO I know I have written about Southbrook Vineyards before but I feel like I am seeing this brand everywhere recently. When it comes to giving your brand a personality, Southbrook has this down pat. As I mentioned before, Southbrook's...

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Psst! You Can Now Order Your Booze Online

Psst! You Can Now Order Your Booze Online

As the the sale of beer in grocery stores gets closer and closer, here's a sweetener for those who prefer to buy their food online. LCBO products are coming to Grocery Gateway. Those ordering $45 ... In case you didn't hear, you can now buy your booze...

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VIDEO: MYCITY Ezine - Toronto's Lost Ones

VIDEO: MYCITY Ezine - Toronto's Lost Ones

I wrote this essay a few years ago. Fantastic read here by MYCITY Ezine. Thank you.

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COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK: JOHNNIE WALKER BLACK BLOOD AND SAND

COCKTAIL OF THE WEEK: JOHNNIE WALKER BLACK BLOOD AND SAND

As seen on Girls of TO Mad Men is heading into their final season and it only seems right that one would celebrate with a whisky cocktail. Because Bar Raval thinks so too, their mixologist Jenner Cormier has created a Mad Men inspired Johnnie Walker Scotch...

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VIDEO: Toronto Wine Drinker meets Winemaker, Silvia Argento

VIDEO: Toronto Wine Drinker meets Winemaker, Silvia Argento

Toronto Wine Drinker, Sean Berry, spoke to to Silvia Corti, the head winemaker of Argento Wine, during their media launch party in Toronto. Argento was ushering into Ontario their Pinot Grigio and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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