Posts Tagged ‘Riesling’

How to pair food and wine

The richness of the Chardonnay and the richness of the lobster make this pairing a winner. (Jessica Emin photo)

A few weeks back I met my boyfriend for a late meal at a lovely Italian restaurant on the Halifax waterfront. It was late in the evening, we were starved and we got the last table for two in the place. I felt rushed and anxious, so I ordered a glass of Valpolicella without even…

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Taking a look at Riesling

The Okanagan Valley is a ripe spot for Riesling. (Jessica Emin photo)

I fell in love with Riesling while I was living in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.  Well, I guess that’s when I fell deeply in love with wine in general. The Okanagan Valley is a paradise of fruit orchards and vineyards surrounding a long, narrow lake.  The climate is a semi-arid desert with sandy…

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