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Venetian Carnival: Feast for the eyes and the palate

The Carnival of Venice or as Italian’s know it “Carnevale di Venezia” is an annual celebration. A colorful and joyful party, world-famous for its festive and colourful masks, masquerade balls and elaborate feasts featuring traditional... Read More

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ICEWINE: Sipping Canadian Liquid Gold

There are a few quintessentially Canadian things and the luscious luxury of Icewine is certainly one of them. It was discovered by a lucky accident in 1700s Germany when a cold front swept through the vineyards and froze the grapes before they were picked.... Read More

Pink bubbly

Pink Bubbles for your Valentine!

Love is in the air and the most ideal wine to celebrate is light, dry and delicate pink sparkling wine. With it’s pretty, romantic look and frothy bubbles it certainly has powers to seduce, both your date and your palate. As a self-confessed addict... Read More

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WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: NIAGARA’S TRIUS RED AND A JUICY LAMB POT PIE

Trius Red 2013, VQA, Niagara Peninsula VINTAGES#: 303800, $ 23.95. This iconic Niagara red blend comes in a cool commemorative bottle in a celebration of its 25th vintage. Vinified with 55% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes following... Read More

Mango Salad

WINE PAIRING OF THE WEEK: ALSATIAN Joseph Cattin Pinot Blanc & Thai Mango Salad

Beautifully aromatic, dry Alsatian Pinot Blanc vinified with 100% pinot blanc grapes using sustainable farming practices. Crisp, light and fresh with aromas and flavours of ripe white peaches, apples and lemon drops. This is a perfect patio sipping white... Read More