Category: italy

Modest Wines Petit Verdot and Sangiovese for Your Pleasure

Modest Wines by Jove Sangiovese 2019 and Little Green Red Petit Verdot 2018

Do you like delicious red wines?  I have two for your today from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna.  Their Modest Wines by Jove Sangiovese 2019 and the Modest Wines Little Green Red Petit Verdot 2018.  “by Jove” and…

Enjoy Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Vodka Cooler and Help the BCHF

Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut Vodka Coolers

The sun is out and it is a time to celebrate the spring and upcoming summer.  At my patio, I opened cans of Lulu Spritz wine and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut vodka coolers. Besides enjoying these coolers, you will be…

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

Hop Over to Provence Marinaside for an Easy Easter Dinner

Provence Marinaside Heat and Eat

Another holiday is coming soon; Easter.  If you celebrate Easter, or you just enjoy the Spring time and wonderful weather, and food, you may want to order Provence Marinaside’s Easter Heat and Eat Dinner.  It looks delicious, has a few…

Celebrating 60 Years of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio

Santa Margherita logo

We all probably have had a bottle of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio with a meal, at home, or with friends.  But what do we know about this wine and winery?  Did you know that Santa Margherita developed this wine style…

Curb Your Grilling Craving with some Winter BBQ ideas with Armstrong Cheese

Jerk chicken burger or bahn mi cheese burger

It’s getting bone-chilling cold across Canada.  Even in balmy Vancouver, the temperatures may go down to -10 degrees C.  You think about the summer and bbq, but that seems so far away.  Armstrong Cheese sent me an email with a…

Celebrate L’Amour with Provence Marinaside This Valentine’s Day

Provence Marinaside Seafood Platter (Photo Credit Emrys Horton)

Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and so you may want to start planning. A nice dinner, either at home, or safely at a restaurant, like Provence Marinaside, may be your choice.  Provence has a special meal paired with wonderful…

DOC Maremma Toscana Will Be The First Among Tuscan PDOS To Use A Bi-Varietal Label Claim

PRESIDENTE FRANCESCO MAZZEI (credits Federico Giussani)

In North America we are accustomed to see one or more grape varieties on the wine bottle label.  But this is not the case everywhere in the world.  Take in case, the Tuscany region of Italy.  I received this press…