Category: food and wine pairing

Cornucopia, Whistler’s Favourite Fall Festival Returns this November

Cornucopia

I am glad that our world is getting back to “normal”, as COVID I hope tapers off. This will be the second year for Cornucopia post-COVID. The latest announcement from the organizers follows.~~~ Whistler, B.C. – Cornucopia, Whistler’s annual celebration of…

Pairing Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with Slow Smoked BBQ Pork

Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with slow smoked BBQ pork

Rose wine with its fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavours works well with many food pairings. I decided to try pairing a bottle of Chateau La Coste 2021 Rosé from Provence, France, with a slow-smoked bbq pork shoulder I cooked…

Enjoy Champagne During The Summer With These Food Pairing Suggestions

Champagne and pate (Image by PublicDomainImages from Pixabay)

Sparkling wine is very versatile to pair with many foods.  But some people may not think that applies to Champagne.  But it does.  Champagne comes in many different styles giving you many opportunities to try a bottle with something that…

Do You Have Your Tickets for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022?

VanWineFest 2022 logo

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is almost here.  The last time we had the Festival was two years ago and closed during our COVID crisis, but now it is back and runs from May 16-22.  One of the big attractions…

Gneiss Rosé 2020 Then and Now Plus Filipino Food Pairing

Jollibee and Gneiss Wines Rose 2020

This article is a 2-for-1.  It’s Filipino Restaurant Month in Vancouver. So, I started out to review Filipino food from the new Jollibee fast food restaurant that opened in downtown Vancouver, but then I added on wine, as I like…

Pewsey Vale Vineyard’s Eden Valley Single Vineyard Estate Riesling 2020 on International Riesling Day

Pewsey Vale Vineyard Eden Valley Single Vineyard Estate Riesling 2020

What a delightful Riesling to enjoy today for International Riesling Day. I opened the Pewsey Vale Vineyard‘s Eden Valley Single Vineyard Estate Riesling 2020 from Australia. Pewsey Vale Vineyard’s love affair with Riesling started in 1847 when it was the…

Hooray “Bacon” Wrapped Dates and Wine for Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day Hooray bacon with dates

Here is an appetizer that you may want to consider for Valentine’s Day, made using Hooray “Bacon”, which is a plant-based alternative to bacon.  The entire recipe below that I received from Hooray Foods is plant-based.  And as I am…