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#WOTW Have Wine with those Meatballs!

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! by Monique Ippolito Our recent single digit temperatures – and (ahem) teaser of snow – have put me in the mood for comfort … Continue reading

#WOTW: A Red to go with your Pasta

‪ Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! Five reasons why Zenato Veneto Rosso is your wine of the week #wotw…. LCBO #208579 | $12.25 Ever tried an Amarone and felt … Continue reading

And the Wine of the Week is …

Five reasons why Huff Estates South Bay Merlot is the wine of week… $29.95 @ LCBO Vintages #368688 by Monique Ippolito   1. It’s exquisite! Pour a glass and notice the deep ruby red appearance with lovely ripe berry fruit notes … Continue reading

Get Cozy this Weekend with the #WOTW …

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. This one is cozy and richly flavoured! Cheers! by Monique Ippolito Good day, bonjour! Here are five reasons why the Sterling Vineyards 2012 Merlot … Continue reading

Hooray for Ottawa Culture Days

Experience the wonders of Ottawa’s cultural scene this weekend during the annual Culture Days. From today, Friday, October 2 through Sunday, October 4, you can check out over 140 free activities, from handbuilding with clay at Gladstone Clayworks Cooperative to … Continue reading

Odawa Pow Wow this Weekend

The annual Odawa Pow Wow is this weekend at 200 Moodie Drive. It’s a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about Aboriginal cultural traditions. Continue reading

Patio-Ready Wine of the Week #WOTW

Each Friday, sommelier and Wine Travel Specialist Monique Sosa introduces us to a new wine worth sharing. We call it the #wineoftheweek #wotw Continue reading

Ravenswood Besieged is the Wine of the Week!

  Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! by Monique Ippolito Another week, another wine! Here are five reasons why Ravenswood Besieged is our wine of the week: LCBO Vintages … Continue reading

Recipe to Love: Lentil Bolognese

Looking for a yummy recipe to start the weekend off with mega-fuel and nutrition — so you can whip down the canal or the ski and sliding hills? Have we got you covered!  This yummy recipe from TummyThyme fits the … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week is … #wotw

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. #wotw by Monique Ippolito Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts! This week we have yet another awesome wine at an incredible value to fit our tight … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week is … A Rich, Bold One with Flair!

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. by Monique Ippolito Good day folks! Ever get the urge to add a little flair to your life, especially during the holiday party season? … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week is … a Superbowl Winner!

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. #wotw by Monique Ippolito Happy Wine Friday Folks! I know many of you are all excited about Super Bowl 50 and have I got … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week is …. a snow stopper! #wotw

by Monique Ippolito Greetings fellow Capital wine lovers! We have had a tough week and we’re still continuing to maneuver through the deep snow.  This weather definitely calls for a full-bodied red! Here are five reasons why Vale Do Bomfim is … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week is… Norman Hardie Riesling

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers! by Monique Ippolito Happy Fall Friday Folks! Here are five reasons why Norman Hardie Riesling is our wine of the week! LCBO Vintages … Continue reading

The Wine of the Week? Scrumptious, Organic and from Ontario!

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. by Monique Ippolito This fact might surprise you but Ontario Rieslings are actually an incredible pick for our cozy sweater weather.  Here are five … Continue reading

This Wine of the Week … is perfect for Black Friday

  Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. by Monique Ippolito It’s an incredible time of the year for deals folks! Even the LCBO Vintages stores have a ton of bargains … Continue reading

Wine for Celebrating Spring. Cheers!

TGIF? Hooray for a fab March Break? Let’s celebrate spring with these five styles of wine that will stir our senses. Continue reading

Wine of the Week #WOTW? It’s Greek for Us!

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa‬ sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. Cheers!     Happy Friday folks!  I have recently returned from a wonderful trip to Greece and spent quite a bit of my time sailing … Continue reading

Wine of the Week: Get Your Fizz on This Hot Weekend!

What does this hot weekend call for? Monique Sosa’s Wine of the Week. It’s light, mouthwatering and refreshing — with a touch of fizz! #wineoftheweek #wotw Continue reading

Your Valentines Wine of the Week is … #wotw

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. #wotw by Monique Ippolito Greetings fellow wine lovers! It is an exciting weekend for many of us celebrating love and family.  As an honoured … Continue reading

Your Wine of the Week is … #wotw

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. #wotw by Monique Ippolito Howdy folks! I have been having a fun time seeking out bargain wines this month, so here is another one … Continue reading

Your Wine of the Week is … #wotw

Each Friday, #‎Ottawa sommelier Monique Ippolito introduces us to a new wine worth savouring and sharing. #wotw by Monique Ippolito Happy #WineFriday folks! Here is a gem of a wine hailing from our very own backyard in Wine Country, Ontario. … Continue reading