Recipes & Food Pairings

Wine and Cheese Pairing: Perfect Wine Matches for 11 of the World’s Greatest Cheeses

Wine and Cheese Pairing: Perfect Wine Matches for 11 of the World’s Greatest Cheeses

  There is perhaps no food more closely associated with wine than cheese – and with good reason! Wine and cheese share deep and historical roots as artisan products, often produced side by side around the world. Much like wine grape varieties, cheeses are produced  … Read More

5 White Wines That Taste Like Spring… & Why You Want To Drink Them

5 White Wines That Taste Like Spring… & Why You Want To Drink Them

In recent weeks, I haven’t crossed paths with a single person who hasn’t been thrilled to embrace the better times (and weather!) ahead as we wave goodbye to the frozen despair of winter. And with longer days and warm, generous splashes of sunshine, now seemed  … Read More

Wine & Finger Foods: 12 Sumptuous Tapas, Crostini & Pintxos Recipes

Wine & Finger Foods: 12 Sumptuous Tapas, Crostini & Pintxos Recipes

Whether we’re talking about the delicious pintxos in the celebrated tapas bars of Basque country in northern Spain, or the delightful crostini culture of Italy, small toasts and finger foods are tasty and trendy ways to showcase amazing fresh seasonal produce and big bold flavours.  … Read More

The Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Pairing Wine & Bacon

The Hands-Down, Flat-Out Best, Most Definitive Guide to Pairing Wine & Bacon

The salty, smoky, crispy, crunchy awesomeness of bacon hardly needs help attracting attention these days. Whether it’s alongside eggs at brunch, on sandwiches, with pasta or all by its lonesome self, the fascination, application, appreciation, enthusiasm and love for bacon has reached epic proportions. So  … Read More

11 Breathtaking Spring Brunch Recipes & Wine Picks

11 Breathtaking Spring Brunch Recipes & Wine Picks

I love brunch. I mean seriously, a great homemade brunch can be one of those next level eating and drinking experiences. Today I want to go beyond the Benny (not that there’s anything wrong with them – I’ve eaten my share. And probably some of  … Read More

Guide to the Regional Paella Recipes of Spain

Guide to the Regional Paella Recipes of Spain

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5 Classic French Recipe Videos by Jacques Pepin with Wine Pairing Ideas

5 Classic French Recipe Videos by Jacques Pepin with Wine Pairing Ideas

Today, we embark on a culinary adventure where we’ll be sharing recipes and tips from one of the world’s most respected and acclaimed Chefs, using simple, fresh ingredients and transforming them into sophisticated and elegant meals for the everyday home cook. We, as a company, admire  … Read More

7 Wines that Pair Perfectly with Fresh Seasonal Produce & Vegetarian Fare

7 Wines that Pair Perfectly with Fresh Seasonal Produce & Vegetarian Fare

There are many reasons to collect and cellar wines, but for me two that rise above all: (i) some wines evolve and change with time in the cellar and I like the way they taste better after they’ve aged for a period of time, and  … Read More

4 Italian Delicious (and Simple!!) Italian Peasant Soups You Need to be Eating Right Now!!

4 Italian Delicious (and Simple!!) Italian Peasant Soups You Need to be Eating Right Now!!

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Classic Muskoka Summer Recipes: Wild Mushroom Compote w/ Foraged Leeks & Sherry Cream Sauce

Classic Muskoka Summer Recipes: Wild Mushroom Compote w/ Foraged Leeks & Sherry Cream Sauce

Muskoka Summer Recipe for Wild Mushroom Compote w/ Sherry Cream from Sherwood Inn Executive Chef Everett Bell paired with Lustau Amontillado Sherry.

6 Fabulous Wines for Chinese Takeout Favourites

6 Fabulous Wines for Chinese Takeout Favourites

I’ll grant you, when I grab a couple of my favourite dishes from a local Chinese takeout joint, fine wine pairings aren’t usually top of mind. I am usually struck by a certain kind of craving – a desire to indulge in one of my  … Read More