Curious About Orange Wine? An Overview of How it’s Made and Tasting Notes

Are you familiar with orange wine? For those who are curious or may not have tried it yet, here’s some general winemaking information followed by a review of Dominio de Punctum Pomelado Orange Wine 2018. Orange wine, sometimes referred to as amber wine, is not made from oranges as some may assume. The name reflects… Read More Curious About Orange Wine? An Overview of How it’s Made and Tasting Notes

Jacobsons: Bringing Friends Back to the Table

By: Melanie Lloyd For well over a decade, Jacobsons Gourmet Concept has been my favourite specialty food shop in Ottawa. Located in New Edinburgh, this store offers lots of charm and brightness. It has friendly and knowledgeable staff and offers a great selection of delectable goodies and delicacies, not to forget their outstanding cheese bar. Their… Read More Jacobsons: Bringing Friends Back to the Table

Marquette 101: Discovering this Cold-Hardy Grape

*Update regarding the following post: Aug 12, 2019: The Minister of Government and Consumer Services has approved the addition of Marquette to the list of  VQA eligible grape varieties. Original post below dated November 8, 2018: By: Melanie Lloyd Never heard of Marquette? You are not the only one. This young grape variety may not… Read More Marquette 101: Discovering this Cold-Hardy Grape