WhiteHaven Wine

Something new from New Zealand

Ladies, put away the Kim Crawford, it’s time to try another Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand! At a wine tasting at Maison Boulud, I tried WhiteHaven’s 2012 Sauv Blanc, which is fairly new to the SAQ, and I loved its heady notes of grapefruit which were perfectly paired with a lobster, grapefruit, fennel and…Read article >>

Sip and Stay Slim with Skinnygirl Margarita

Summertime presents a woman with a tough paradox: it’s the season in which we  sport our flimsiest outfits and work hard for bikini bodies, and at the same time, we celebrate the hot weather and long days with constant feasting, drinking, and socializing. Skinnygirl Margarita – a ready-to-drink, calorie-conscious cocktail, presents an easy solution to…Read article >>

Ogier wines: Châteauneuf-du-Pape and beyond

Rhône valley wines for every pallet and budget

When I hear someone say Châteauneuf-du-Pape, I think fancy and pricey wine, which is pretty much the case. Basically Châteauneuf-du-Pape is like a designer fashion label because you’re paying for the papal image on your bottle. Granted, the wine deserves merit for its quality and history. In the 14th century, the pope decided to point…Read article >>