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Peter Turner

The Other Side of the Andes

In my last several articles, I have been reviewing a number of inexpensive, yet tasty Malbec and Malbec blend red wines from Argentina.The high altitudes, dry climates and pure waters of the Andes contribute to the growing of...

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Learnings from a Wine Tasting

In my last article, I told you about the wine tasting I was planning at Bombay Peggy’s in Dawson City over the May long weekend.We had about 20 people attend, a few less than I would have hoped for, but a good first...

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Tasting the Money Diet

It wasn’t until I moved to the Yukon six years ago that I heard the term “money diet”, but I immediately liked the concept.Sometimes we diet because our life circumstances require it in order to restore or...

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Looking off the beaten path

Searching for wines is a little bit like a scavenger hunt at times, and sometimes it calls for looking at the outliers of the wine world for new and exciting finds.Here in the Yukon, we’re well familiar with French,...

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Refreshing Riff Rock

The members of Whitehorse’s newest band, Abscess of the Dog (AOTD), sit in a comfortable Riverdale living room and drink scotch. Matt Larsen, the band’s drummer, is a new father, and that is cause for...

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