Month: November 2016

2016 Fall Cavinona Portfolio Tasting at The Terroni Restaurant –Toronto
Wine Wine Reviews

2016 Fall Cavinona Portfolio Tasting at The Terroni Restaurant –Toronto

Cavinona is an agency that specializes in small Italian winery offerings from all Italian wine producing provinces except Val d’Aosta. The agency represents well-selected artisan wineries that pay special attention to produce wines, which reflect the terroir of their region. 32 winery owners/representatives sampled their products. The agency accepts case […]

Beaujolais Nouveau
Wine Wine Reviews

2016 Beaujolais Nouveau and Other Nouveau-Style Wines on The Shelves Now

Beaujolais Nouveau Every year by mid-November, Beaujolais wineries release their “nouveau” wines with great fanfare. Nouveau-style wines are also produced in Italy and Ontario. Nouveau wine grapes must be hand-harvested, and are subjected to a process called “carbonic maceration” witch makes partially possible to release that season’s wines in a […]

Taste of Persia
Book Reviews

Taste of Persia

The Taste of Persia contains not only phenomenal and practical recipes, but also history, culture, peoples, and beautiful photographs. Before you start reading, peruse the glossary to familiarize yourself with some of the terms that come up frequently in the narrative. The author is an experienced traveller and accomplished cook […]

Best Italian Red Wines
Wine Wine Reviews

Tasting Grandi Marchi Wines from Italy

Tasting Grandi Marchi Wines Italy is world’s leading wine producer with approximately 48 million hectolitres. There are more than 2000 wineries, plus hundreds of co-operatives that produce an untold amount of brands. The Grandi Marchi is an association of 19 prestigious, family-owned and operated wineries that promote their wines throughout […]

Wines of Chile 2016
Wine Wine Reviews

Wines of Chile 2016

Chile is one of the more important wine producers of South America. The country is long and narrow, stretching from the Atacama Desert in the north to Patagonia in the south. The valleys run from the Pacific Ocean east to the Andes Mountains, and each valley has three distinct climatic […]

Yeast
Food

Yeast – magnify the flavour of grape varieties

Yeast Yeast is round to oval microscopic single-celled fungi. They convert sugar in a solution to alcohol and carbon dioxide. Yeast evolved from antiquity by genome multiplication, re-arrangement, and deletions over millennia. Saccharomyces cerevisae family yeast have been, and still are widely employed by winemakers, and brewers. Saccharomyces ovarum family […]

Bread
Food

Quebec Food Artisans

Quebec and Quebecois enjoy delicacies such as chocolates, fine cookies, foie gras, rabbit, cheese, mustard, smoked salmon, maple syrup , specialty breads just to name a few. Quebec maintains a promotion office in Toronto that organizes an annual tasting of artisan foods. This year, several bakeries (Boulart, Premiere, and Moison), […]