Did you know that Mono, Ontario has a winery? I was surprised when I heard about Adamo Estate Winery, located in the Hockley Valley which is about an hour north of Toronto. This region is not known for winemaking but in 2014 the owner, Mario Adamo, planted some test vines. These test vines have since … Continue reading Wine Your Way Through Mono: Adamo Estate Winery
Apple season in Ontario is in full swing! From apple picking to baking pies, I always try to enjoy this time of year. One of my favourite parts about apple season is fresh cider. And the only thing that makes Ontario apple cider better is, of course, wine! This sparkling cider cocktail is my go-to … Continue reading Sparkling Cider Cocktail
Summer just doesn't feel complete without at least one beach day. But for the wine lover, beach days can be a bit tricky. You obviously want to bring wine to the beach, but can't have anything too heavy, breakable or hard to open. That counts out all glass wine bottles, which doesn't leave you with … Continue reading Best Wines for the Beach
Throughout the year we all attend lots of birthday parties, baby showers and wedding celebrations. These are all worthy celebratory events, but there are also lots of other reasons to pop a bottle of bubbly with your girlfriends. Like the job promotion, friendaversary or new condo - these occasions are often overlooked but just as … Continue reading It’s Time to Celebrate your Girlfriends!
This is one of my favourite recipes to make in the summer. There's an abundance of fresh local vegetables available during the summer and this dish can use them all! The ingredient list here includes the vegies that I had that night, but so many others can be added or substituted in. The heart of … Continue reading Food & Wine: Summer Sausage with Rosé
Summer is a popular time for people to pop the big question and there are lots of engagements to celebrate. While a bottle of bubbly is always nice for celebrations, why not gift something different? Wish the newly engaged couple a sweet marriage by gifting them a bottle of mead (honey wine). Mead wine is created … Continue reading A Gift for a Sweet Marriage: Mead Wine
Have you tried making Frosé? It was super trendy last summer with yummy recipes all over Pinterest. Yet, I did not make Frosé until this spring! Most of the Frosé recipes are pretty standard - freeze the rosé overnight and blend with red berries and simple syrup. As most of you know by now I … Continue reading How to Make Frosé
This is the first post in a new series, "Wine Your way Through", and I'm starting with what has to be the cutest winery in Niagara, Kew Vineyards Estate Winery. I visited the winery with my family last month and had a wonderful afternoon sipping bubbly in their pretty tasting room. Kew Vineyards encourages guests to … Continue reading Wine Your Way Through Niagara: Kew Vineyards Estate Winery