Red and white suggestions for February 14
On February 14, many of us will be getting all lovey-dovey, buying roses — maybe even a full dozen — and sharing a meal with our sweetie, with a good wine, of course. This could happen at home with a dinner we've lovingly prepared together or at a favourite establishment, so we don't have to 'lovingly' do the dishes.
A collection of drinks made with honey wine
The cocktails below were developed by some of Ontario’s brightest bartenders and hospitality managers. Inspired by Rosewood’s meads from the Beamsville Bench these drinks honour the age old alcohol, mead. Meads are versatile, delicious and can be used in various combinations to augment a cocktail.
Takeaways from the event hosted at B.C.’s Sun Peaks Resort
Last week I hit up the Winter Festival Of Wine at British Columbia’s Sun Peaks Resort, trudging through snow banks and slipping on icy patches — all in the name of pairing good drops with winter sports and all-around hoopla.
Matching wine and popcorn for National Popcorn Day
It might seem like an unusal pairing to some, but popcorn and wine actually go very nicely. In honour of National Popcorn Day on January 19, here are six different popcorn recipes and wine suggestions. While classic butter and salt popcorn can be highlighted by a glass of chardonnay or sparkling, like prosecco or cava, there are many more options to experiment with. Turn on your favourite movie, curl onto the couch and enjoy the perfect pairing of popcorn and wine.
Alberta Winestein delivers wines from around the world to your home
Independent wine merchants in Alberta have recently combined with other entrepreneurs to create Alberta Winestein, a website that offers selections from around the world delivered to your door.
Be prepared with the right wine for the big occasion
You might not have known, but the world might be coming to an end. Apocalyptic thinking has been popular throughout the ages and end-of-world zealots never fail to predict a new one as soon as the last one passes without incident.
Entertaining wine and holiday music matches
Now that December is here, it’s officially time to open your ears to holiday carols. If you’re still in denial that Christmas is nearly upon us, here are a few festive pairings to make it easier. No – not food and wine pairings. Carol and wine pairings. Deck the halls, trim the tree and engineer your gingerbread house with these matches – I guarantee it will help make your holiday cozy and warm.