Wednesday November 27, 2013
16
Jul

VAQ typeQFor all of you wine geeks and foodies, we are fortunate to be only a few hours drive away from two of the most important wine regions in Ontario; Prince Edward County and the Niagara Peninsula.  

In  both regions you have a chance to meet the winemaker, ask questions, buy your favourite products and inquire about their small production.

Read more: Buying and supporting local producers: A history of Ontario's Vinters Quality Alliance

17
Jun

Going local: Canadian wines and cheeses


Written by Mario Larochelle

wineandcheese typeqOne of the perks of working in the food and beverage industry is meeting other passionate people who enjoy their craft.  When you ask a question to either a winemaker, chef, cheesemaker, butcher, baker, sommelier, cook, waiter or a bartender, you can see the passion in their eyes while you are listening to their answer.

Read more: Going local: Canadian wines and cheeses

29
May

maywines typeqThere is a great selection of red wines made from grapes that are not as well known or popular as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir. They are wines that are ideal to compliment your summer cooking and culinary explorations.

Read more: Summer…time to diversify your palate: Sampling red wines

06
May

Summer! Time to diversify your tastes


Written by Mario Larochelle

wines typeqPatio season is near and it is time to clean the deck, dust off the BBQ and start to enjoy ourselves with family and friends outside. It could be either for dinner, lunch, brunch or simply sipping a glass of white wine while reading or catching up with a friend.

Read more: Summer! Time to diversify your tastes

18
Apr

Is it Rosé season yet?


Written by Mario Larochelle

winesspring typeqFor many people, rosé wine is something your drink on a hot summer’s day, either by the pool or while chatting with friends on a patio. But you don’t have to wait – especially since our spring is more like winter so who knows when summer will appear.

Read more: Is it Rosé season yet?

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