Valentine's isn't just about romantic love, but all the loves in your life. Celebrate those special to you like your mom, bestfriend, sister and daughter. And what better way to celebrate your ladies than with wine made by women. Below I've selected wines created by female winemakers in Ontario for each of the women in your life. For … Continue reading Wine by Women for the Women in Your Life
Step 1 Invite a group of girlfriends who enjoy a day drink just as much as you! Step 2 Gather the food. We got all of our goodies fresh from the St. Lawrence Market. I highly recommend visiting your city's local farmer's market to get the best seasonal products. Our picnic spread included charcuterie, fruit, … Continue reading How to Throw a Fall Picnic
Summer might be over, but that doesn't mean you have to stop drinking rosé. Switch out the light pink drinks for more medium bodied juicy rosés. Ontario wineries offer lot of great options. In Ontario, we tend to make rosés of a bigger style, which suits the fall months perfectly! Below I've picked my four … Continue reading Four Rosés To Drink This Fall
As I went through the wines I drank in March, I noticed just how much rosé I had been drinking. If you are ready for rosé season, than my March Wine Faves is the list for you! As spring nears, wine drinkers also tend to navigate more towards white wine, so I've included some great white wines from … Continue reading March Wine Faves
The Hare Wine Co. is a beautiful new winery to Niagara on the Lake, opening it's reclaimed barn doors in 2016. Located on the mature and bountiful lands of Niagara , the estate winery vineyard was named after the hare for it's symbolism of fertility and good fortune. When guests enter estate, the Hare Wine Co. wants you to experience … Continue reading Wine Your Through Niagara: The Hare Wine Co.
If you're like me and always put in charge of bringing the wine to family celebrations, then I'm sure you've started thinking about what will pair best with Easter dinner. Most Easter dinners involve pork or bird roasts that are complimented best by medium-bodied white and red wines. I've found three local Ontario wines that will work great with … Continue reading Wines for Easter Dinner
You deserve something sparkly this Valentine's Day! My favourite type of sparkles are the pink ones rising in my coupe champagne glass. If you're also looking to indulge in some bubbles today, I highly recommend the 13th Street Cuvée Brut Rosé. The 13th Street Cuvée Brut Rosé is everything I love in a sparkly pink drink. … Continue reading Treat Yourself to Something Sparkly!
I've never been a big fan of Valentine's Day, but have always loved celebrating with my girlfriends. When Leslie Knope introduced the idea of Galentine's Day, I was definitely on board! This year I celebrated with a 3-course brunch and wine pairing. If you're not totally sold on the Galentine's idea, this event could be replicated for … Continue reading A Galentine’s Brunch
While Canadians have long past celebrated Thanksgiving this year, our American neighbours will be gathering with family for turkey dinner this week. Since a lot of our readership is American based, I'd like to share my wine recommendations for your upcoming holiday. While you had to wait until further in the year for your long weekend, our … Continue reading Wines for Thanksgiving
Happy Halloween! On this spookiest of nights you should definitely be drinking a scary themed wine (check out my blog post on Halloween candy pairings). This time of year there are many options available at the LCBO and I have diligently tried most of them in order to recommend the best one. My spookiest wine pick … Continue reading Spookiest Wine Pick