Category: italy

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…