France is "the" place! · Wine

CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: POMMERY

Visiting caves of Pommery was like being in a museum in which you can drink champagne, a modern dream for adults. As we arrived, the gates opened to a huge garden calling us to discover inside, and lead us to the buildings behind, this scenery gave me the sensation of being welcomed and the first… Continue reading CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: POMMERY

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GREEK FLAVORS IN MONTREAL

My friends are asking me why I love so much Montreal… My auto-answer is “because it’s international and multi-cultural as I am!” I love the city, I love the people, I love the culture it has and I love everything that it comes with it… Let me tell you what happened last time when I… Continue reading GREEK FLAVORS IN MONTREAL

France is "the" place! · Wine

CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: TAITTINGER

Champagne photo diary continues with Taittinger! I have been wanting to visit this champagne house since 2016, when I was in Napa. There, when I was driving from Napa to Sonoma, I was passing from Domaine Carneros, where Taittinger family produces delicious bubbles. After seeing that chateau, I knew that I had to visit them… Continue reading CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: TAITTINGER

France is "the" place! · Wine

CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: RUINART

After the unforgettable morning we had at Veuve Clicquot, an exceptional experience was waiting us at Ruinart: At the beginning of the visit, I was very excited; and at the end, very impressed. I can easily say that visiting Ruinart was an experience with full of emotions, there is definitely something special that touched to… Continue reading CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: RUINART

France is "the" place! · Wine

CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: VEUVE CLICQUOT

Last time I’ve left you in Epernay, while we were visiting the caves of Moët et Chandon. We continued our Champagne journey by driving back to Reims and passing through the breathtaking views of the Champagne vineyards. In this part of the journey, we will look back to the visit in Veuve Clicquot, one of… Continue reading CHAMPAGNE PHOTO DIARY: VEUVE CLICQUOT

A year in Spain · Food

DINING EXPERIENCE AT EL CELLER DE CAN ROCA

I have to think for a couple of minutes to tell you what the best breakfast of my life was. Best lunch of my life? Probably I cannot even decide. But, if you ask me what the best dinner I had so far was, I can answer you immediately: The one at El Celler de… Continue reading DINING EXPERIENCE AT EL CELLER DE CAN ROCA

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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 · Wine

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 · Wine

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

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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