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A new champagne, Veuve Clicquot RICH aims to represent the fun, energetic and sociable side of life. Not only can you enjoy the champagne on its own, but it was also created with cocktails in mind – a sweeter champagne hence the name, ‘rich’ that mixes incredibly well with many ingredients. It boasts being the first of it’s kind in North America, a champagne dedicated to mixology.

Carnivor Wines introduced their 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon from California with UFC fighter, Elias Theodorou at Shark Club at Dundas Square on Thursday March 26, 2015.

I couldn’t think of a better ‘guys night out’ with good food, good wine and good company.

When one thinks of France, two things inevitably come to mind – food and wine. On April 1st, we had the opportunity to sip and savour France – with a selection of wines from Barton & Guestier, paired with French cuisine we would prepare under the guidance of the chefs from Nella Cucina.

Aurelio Montes Jr. | Photo: Nick Lee

On Tuesday, March 3rd we visited the Gladstone Hotel for an exclusive tasting of Chilean wines from Montes Wines. Celebrating its 25th anniversary just last year, we had the special privilege of having winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. lead us through the tasting, and talk about the past, present, and future of Montes Wines.

Strawberry pistachio baked Alaska | Sweet Sammies

With 30 chefs, 4 wineries, and 2 breweries, this year’s Recipe for Change event was a food lovers’ dream. Held at the St. Lawrence Market North Market, attendees had three hours to wine and dine, all in support of FoodShare‘s programs to raise food literacy and boost healthy food in schools.

Photo: John Tan

I love Italian food. What makes Italian food so appealing to me is the philosophy behind Italian cuisine – a focus in highlighting local, in-season ingredients using traditional techniques that are executed well. When I heard that a new Italian restaurant was opening in King West, headed by Chef Luca Stracquadanio, formerly of Terroni LA, naturally I was excited. On Friday, November 14th, Nick and I had the pleasure of visiting the newly opened Ovest Cucina e Vineria.

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