December 30, 2016

The snow has arrived and with that comes fluctuating temperatures! What does that have to do with wine you might ask?

Have you ever noticed small crystals attached to the cork or floating at the bottom of your wine bottle?

There is a reason for that, and it all has...

December 28, 2016

What are you doing this New Year's eve? Are you attending a party, going out dancing or throwing your own party?

We are having a New Year's party and we are sharing a few of our favourite appetizers and wine pairings that we are serving.

Our first favourite dish is...

December 15, 2016

'Tis the season! It is that time of year again where we get to wear our ugly Christmas sweaters and sip mulled wine. This popular European drink is something we enjoy drinking over the holidays, especially after a day of braving the cold. 

While mull...

December 9, 2016

We recently taught a Wine + Cheese Pairing class that highlighted some quick tips for pairing your favourite red or white wine with cheese. Below are the tips we covered and wines and cheeses we sampled to help you create the perfect wine and cheese pairings for your n...

November 28, 2016

We are definitely craving comfort food this time of year as the weather gets colder! Growing up, I was fond of my mother’s home cooked meals such as lasagna, sweet and sour meatballs, and shepherds pie.

Over the years, I have perfected my secret lasagna recipe and it se...

August 15, 2016

There is nothing better than homemade pizza and a nice glass of red wine! Over the years I have experimented with the different ways to make pizza dough and with various toppings. One of my favourite concoctions is my caramelized onion and feta pizza. It has the perfec...

August 8, 2016

It's a wet one out there today, but Craig and I still plan to have our homemade blue cheese burgers for supper. Each summer we make a large batch of burgers and freeze them so we have them ready when we are craving BBQ burgers. 

Blue cheese is definitely an acquire...

August 1, 2016

Growing up Bill and I spent many summers at our family's cabin at Waskesiu Lake. Each summer I still try to get up there at least once for some R 'n R. This long weekend I am enjoying two days off at the cabin. What I enjoy about being at the lake is afternoon app...

July 25, 2016

During the summer I sometimes crave a hearty home cooked meal. While growing up I was fortunate enough that my mother stayed home with us and we could enjoy her cooking. It was no secret that she made the best food! Our friends would jump at the opportunity to eat lunc...

July 18, 2016

I love pouring myself a glass of wine and cooking! There is something about being in the kitchen and making food that relaxes me. Perhaps it is the essence of creating something or entertaining that I enjoy, but either way it is one of my happy places. 

Back in May, Cra...

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