Blog Posts - Sparkling-wine



FRESH Wines for the Holidays

Tonight's wine reviews are a pair of wines from the FRESH brand produced by Diamond Estates.The focus on FRESH is about fun, creative wines for wine drinkers who want to explore and try something different. The two wines reviewed below fit into the b...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 2

After a very satisfying Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival experience on Saturday, expectations were raised for Sunday's visit to wineries mostly in Niagara-on-the-Lake. In all, we ended up visiting 7 different wineries on Sunday, a few of which were...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 1

On the weekend of June 11-12, 2016, I visited Niagara wine country to take in the annual New Vintage Festival and indulge in Discovery Pass Experiences throughout the region. Saturday's activities centered around the wineries of the Niagara Escarpmen...

Niagara New VIntage Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 1

On the weekend of June 11-12, 2016, I visited Niagara wine country to take in the annual New Vintage Festival and indulge in Discovery Pass Experiences throughout the region. Saturday's activities centered around the wineries of the Niagara Escarpmen...

June 11 VINTAGES Release: Sparkling Wine + California Zin + Father's Day

The June 11 VINTAGES Release has 3 themes and will be on LCBO VINTAGES shelves this coming Saturday. The first theme is titled "Fizz Fest" and features sparkling wines for all occasions, while the second theme features California Zinfandel. The third...

Castillo Perelada Wine Tasting

On April 27, I had the pleasure of tasting some nice Cava and red table wines from Castillo Perelada. This old Spanish winery is making it's first appearance in Canada and I was delighted to be among the first group of people to try some of their del...

Pomegranate and Blood Orange Mimosas

I love Mimosas but I can’t stop fiddling with them; once I started adding liqueurs or other juices to the mix they’ve become a bit like margaritas…the sky is the limit! For me it’s seems that the beginning of spring is the adv...
by Creative Culinary on Mar 25, 2016

An APERITIF To REMEMBER Movie Cocktail

(Cocktails inspired by the movies, Oscar nominees and winners.)AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER, 1957Cary Grant, Deborah KerrNominated (1958) for: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Music, Original Song (For the song "An Affair to Remember"), Best M...
by The MARTINI DIVA™ on Feb 26, 2016

Champagne Cupcakes a Tasty Romantic Dessert

    Skip sipping the bubbly on your next romantic evening and reach for a sweet treat instead. These champagne cupcakes are a sweet treat that are a perfect dessert for any romantic evening, wedding shower or Valentine’s Day. The cupc...
by My Sweet Sanity on Jan 7, 2016

Our Christmas Wine & Fizz Picks 2015

I'm not going to say this is the the most important part of the Christmas entertaining planning, because that leads to a judgement or two, but hey, it kind of is!  If you can't indulge in some fine wines and great drinks choices at Christmas and...
by Attachment Mummy on Dec 14, 2015

December 12 VINTAGES Release: Wines for Holiday Feasts + Sparkling Wine

The final release of new wines for the year will be the December 12 VINTAGES Release and be on shelves this coming Saturday. The major theme of this release focuses on fine wines for holiday feasts. Since this is the final release of 2015, this relea...

9 Impressive Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

There is no shame in saying that as Australians, we love to relax with a drink or two. Beer is an old favourite of ours and we consistently rank in the top 5 internationally in beer consumption per person. But we also love a drop of wine and Australi...
by Taste Canowindra Blog on Nov 30, 2015

Apple Cider Bellini

As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday week, I would be remiss to not recommend a cocktail for celebrating that day. Although I’ve done my share of apple cider everything. I held off on one because I thought it would be perfect for a holiday...
by Creative Culinary on Nov 20, 2015

Budget Friendly Cava

*Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample for review. Just in time for the holidays I’ve started to open up some bubbly. If you come around these parts with any regularity you know how much I love bubbles. Which is why the holiday season is...
by Wannabe Wino on Nov 16, 2015

Budget Friendly Cava

*Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample for review. Just in time for the holidays I’ve started to open up some bubbly. If you come around these parts with any regularity you know how much I love bubbles. Which is why the holiday season is...
by Wannabe Wino on Nov 16, 2015

Homemade Cranberry Liqueur

This might be one of my most favorite things to make for the holidays yet because I put it on my blog several years ago, it has for the most part languished in the nether world of being there but no one knowing it. As I finished the batch for this ye...
by Creative Culinary on Oct 24, 2015

Cold Duck Still Exists!

Cold Duck still exists!  Who knew!  This purple bubbly stuff was sipped by ladies (and probably a few High Schooler's and Fraternities) who didn't know any better in the early 80's.  Cold Duck, produced by Andre - who markets itse...
by Sipped in California on Oct 7, 2015

Colio Méthode Cuve Close Lily Sparkling (Ontario) - Wine Review

After spending the whole day outdoors under a beaming sun at The Ex, it was nice to come home in the evening and open this chilled bubbly. Tonight's wine is a nice sparkling wine that you will enjoy if you prefer your bubbly with some sweetness.This...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival 2015: Day ONE Review

During the weekend of June 20th and 21st, I was in Niagara taking in the 19th Annual New Vintage Festival. As part of the weekend's festivities, I enjoyed culinary creations using the first produce of the season, locally sourced ingredients and paire...

Chandon Cocktail Masterclass ft. Chandon Limited Edition Brut Classic Summer 2015

Let’s Shake, Rattle and Roll with Chandon!After our Chandon Wine Pairing with Dan Buckle, we headed up to the next floor of Eight Gourmet Gala for an amazing Chandon Cocktail Masterclass!Just before we started our Chandon Cocktail Masterclass, Seni...
by ChasingFoodDreams on Jun 30, 2015


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