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Finding that perfect gift for Mom on Mother’s Day can be tricky, but if she is someone who appreciates a nice glass of wine, allow me to recommend a few thoughtful bottles that will surely please that special Mom in your life. No matter if she is grandmother, auntie, godmother or even a dog-…

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HelloFresh delivers fresh, high-quality ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes right to your doorstep so you can enjoy delicious home-cooked meals any night of the week. With more than 25 different recipes to choose from and different menus each week that feature exciting new foods and flavo…

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It goes without saying that we don’t need an excuse to pour ourselves a nice glass of wine, but it can’t hurt to know that in any given month, there are a handful of ‘wine holidays’ where we show our support, love, and affection for a particular wine grape or wine region, by buying a bottle …

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Brunello di Montalcino – those words seem to roll effortlessly off the tongue and how appropriate considering how hauntingly delicious, elegant and powerful these wines are. Brunello is classified DOCG, which is Italy’s the highest standards when it comes to wine making. They are one of the …

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Walking into the SAQ can be a bit overwhelming, especially when you have no idea what it is you’re looking for. There has been more than one occasion where I have walked into an outlet, without an action plan for buying wine. “I’ll know what I am looking for when I find it” is what I tell my…

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With the daylight sticking around a little bit longer and temperatures getting into the double digits, it’s the time of year where we appreciate, more than ever, the warmth of the sunshine on our face. It’s also time to start thinking about refreshing wines, ones that fit nicely with produce…

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Lately I have been finding myself opening up a bottle of wine mid-way through the week. It’s not often that happens, but sometimes I just enjoy a glass at the end of the work day and sip on a little something while I cook dinner. When it comes to a weekday wine, I reach for easy-going and ap…

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Thursday morning February 25 marked Metro Westmount’s official reopening following the renovations. The work, which began just over a year ago — at the 4840 Sherbrooke St. W, location — included the complete reconfiguration of the store, increasing the total floor space to over 27,000 sq. ft…

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Farinata is a chickpea flatbread that originated in Italy. I first tried the lesser-known variation, fainá, while backpacking in Argentina in my early twenties. It would be served with deep-dish pizza, but I loved it on its own and would eat it plain with some good olive oil on top. I starte…

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With Valentine’s only days away, it’s a good time to start thinking about how to celebrate the love of your partner or friends, and there’s no better way to do that than with a delicious bottle of wine. This year we have the unique opportunity to create a romantic dinner at home, so there’s …

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From February 1 to 7, Saputo presents La Poutine Week delivered by SkiptheDishes. The event is back to empower the Canadian restaurant industry, restaurateurs, servers, and foodies — all in celebration of poutine.

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I love ringing in the new year! I love the opportunity of a fresh start and setting the year with positive intentions. With most of us tend to overindulge (me) during the holidays, so this month is famous for getting back on track with our diet, and for many that includes participating in ‘D…

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The year 2020 has certainly been a trying one, and what better way to celebrate its goodbye than to indulge in some beautiful wine. In past holiday seasons, we have taken the time to find something special to share with our friends and families and given our current reality, we absolutely de…

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As it stands today, Chile is the 4th largest wine export producing country in the world with Cabernet Sauvignon as its most planted grape variety. It’s no wonder that Cab and many other international grapes that thrive here as Chile has excellent conditions for grape growing.

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Warm, creamy and satisfying, this soup is easy to make and is filling enough for a meal. It's made with an abundance of delicious mushrooms - stick to tried-and-true button mushrooms, or mix it up with more exotic varieties like portobello, cremini or even shiitake. Serve this heart soup wit…