Food

THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO WITH GRAPEVINE LEAVES

Have you ever thought what would be the best thing that you can do with grapevine leaves? Use them as decoration on your charcuterie boards? Dry them, frame them and hang on your wall? Good ones, but no! The best thing to do with grapevine leaves is simply… sarma! Sarma is a dish with a… Continue reading THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO WITH GRAPEVINE LEAVES

Food · Wi.Nes

HOW TO PAIR WINE GLASSES WITH OCCASIONS

We all know this: The glass matters! The shape of the glass effects our perception of wine. That’s why it’s very important to choose the correct shape of glass, depending on the style of the wine that we are tasting. However, when it comes to drinking wine, not tasting it, the things might get even… Continue reading HOW TO PAIR WINE GLASSES WITH OCCASIONS

A year in Spain · Wi.Nes

GONE TO ARAGON: FROM VINES TO WINES – PART 2

“I went to Aragon last June.” If you don’t remember this sentence, I invite you to read the first part of this article. I’ve already shared the two denominations that we visited in this first part, which were Somontano and Campo de Borja and in this part I’ll continue with the other two denominations of… Continue reading GONE TO ARAGON: FROM VINES TO WINES – PART 2

Food · Wi.Nes

ALBARIÑO PAIRED WITH LOBSTER RAVIOLI

Looking at a nice bottle of wine that I’ve brought last year from Spain… I’ve chosen this bottle, from thousands of options in the wine store, and brought back to Nova Scotia. To be honest, the selection was not very difficult, since I was searching for an Albariño wine from Rías Baixas, and this wine… Continue reading ALBARIÑO PAIRED WITH LOBSTER RAVIOLI

Wi.Nes

TRAVELLING WINES

Are there any wine lovers out there who don’t carry wines in their luggage, from one country to another? I always love to come back with arms full of wine bottles when I am visiting a place. Recently I’ve traveled between Canada and Turkey. When I was going to Turkey, I’ve took some bottles of… Continue reading TRAVELLING WINES

Food · Wi.Nes

EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

Montreal is a heaven for foodies and wine lovers! It’s a cosmopolitan city where you can find food and wine from all around the world.  One could easily argue that you can eat the best pasta in Italy, best Korean barbeque in Korea, best espada in Brazil and best croissant in France… but where you… Continue reading EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

People

MEHMET YIGIT KESKIN: “WINEMAKING IS ARTISTRY”

There was a lot to talk about with Mehmet Yigit Keskin. Yigit has an impressive scientific background in oenology and viticulture, and he combines it with his hands-on winemaking experience. There are not a lot people out there who have them both, so I had to make this interview to share his insights with you.… Continue reading MEHMET YIGIT KESKIN: “WINEMAKING IS ARTISTRY”