I am always on the hunt for food friendly red wines. Especially in these days of isolation - I don't want to open a bottle for it to only pair well with one dinner that week. Light bodied reds tend to be the most versatile and the Sugarbush Vineyards Gamay is no exception! As the … Continue reading Wine of the Week: Sugarbush Gamay
The Traynor Sauvignon Blanc is one of the first bottles of wine I purchased from Prince Edward County when I visited several years ago. I picked up a bottle of the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc last month, and remembered just how delicious it is. Needless to say, the Traynor Sauvignon Blanc has been on my weekly … Continue reading Wine of the Week: Traynor Sauvignon Blanc
Right now I'm looking for wines that are local, food friendly and well priced. The Rosehall Run Liberated Unoaked Chardonnay checks all those boxes. Rosehall Run is a minimal intervention winery in Prince Edward County that specializes in terroir driven wines. The Liberated Chardonnay is unoaked, meaning it does not have any of those rich … Continue reading Wine of the Week: Rosehall Run Liberated Chardonnay
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!