Category : Wine

Wines for a humble January

By Marco Giovanetti Happy new year to all my readers. Hope you had good holidays. January is the month when most people give up drinking, but rather than abstain surely you would be better off by changing your wine habits by ...

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Natural wine solutions for 2016

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   You like adventure: Because they employ sulfur, no factory yeasts, or avoid controlling fermentation, Natural Wines are unstable. Secondary fermentations, color variation, and wild aromas are all part of the game. With seat belt laws, mandatory ...

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Wine in the movies

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca Most theaters won’t let you sip wine during the movie, but catching reruns at home can solve that problem (and many others if you ask me – I’m not a big fan of movie theaters). And ...

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Wine and Quebec Christmas food

By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca   Drawing its roots from French cuisine, Québec’s cuisine was largely shaped by the difficult early years after it was settled. Enduring harsh winters and having many mouths to feed but little to eat, people required dishes ...

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Matching cider with food

By Marco Giovanetti In my kitchen, I  don’t have the luxury of choice of open bottles to tinker in search of an  ideal food-and-beverage pairing. For me, the untested bottle that I open up is the bottle I am going to ...

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The Italian Spritz Cocktail

Insert Aperol.jpg By Marco Giovanetti – mtltimes.ca If you have been to Italy, I am sure you have seen folks sitting on the piazza having a cocktail before dinner. I can almost say to you that cocktail isn’t a scotch on the ...

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