by Margaret Swaine Greg Norman has delivered another slice of the good life with his California Estates wines launched in Canada this spring. Norman’s drive for excellence has proven true in a number of successful off-links endeavours. His first wine enterprise was a joint venture of Great White Shark Enterprises and Beringer Blass Wine Estates […]

By Margaret Swaine Today as I struggled along with my playing partners to make par on at least some holes of the first game of the season, I realized our conversation centred on two themes. The number one topic of course was our golf game and how long it would take to find our swing […]

By Margaret Swaine Fine wine and dining was in great form during the Telus Skins Game in Whistler this July. Bearfoot Bistro was sabering open champagne bottles, Après featured a cooking class with Chef Eric Vernice in his kitchen and The Fifty Two 80 Bistro at the Four Seasons offered fresh market seafood paired with […]

By Margaret Swaine Last column I talked about golf pros with links to wineries. But the reverse hold true too. Some winery owners have such a love of golf they’ll pony up big money to support the game by backing tournaments, backing their winery onto a golf course or even turning some of their acreage […]

By Margaret Swaine It’s no surprise to me that golf, a game awash in affluence, would link the greats on the PGA Tour with the finesse in the bottle. I’m certain I’m not alone in harbouring both a strong love for wine and for golf. I may however be the only one to switch club […]