By November 26, 2010
Press Release – November 23, 2010
Blomidon Estate Winery is thrilled to announce we have brought home four Bronze Medals from the InterVin International Wine Awards for our 2008 Reserve Chardonnay, 2009 L’Acadie Blanc, 2009 Seyval Blanc and 2009 Rosé. The InterVin competition is held annually in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ONT, and is presented by Vines magazine and the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo (Toronto). The wines were blind-tasted and evaluated by a panel of industry professionals including wine educators, sommeliers, winemakers and members of the media. more…
By November 24, 2010
Press Release – November 24, 2010
The goal of establishing a commercial hop industry in Nova Scotia just took a big step forward. Today, Garrison Brewing Co. signed a 5-year contract giving them access to hops grown organically less than an hour outside of Halifax.
“This really moves us from experimenting with local hop growing to long-term commercial production,” says brewery president, Brian Titus. “We’re excited to get behind something we believe strongly in.” more…
By November 23, 2010
“When I eat truffles, I become livelier, happier, I feel refreshed. I feel inside me, especially in my veins, a soft voluptuous heat that quickly reaches my head. My ideas are clearer and easier.” – Alexandre Dumas
Chef Terry Vassallo and chef Konrad Haumering from Trattoria della Nonna and King’s Plate in Lunenburg have created a fantastic locally-inspired tasting menu highlighting the famous fresh white truffle from Alba. Stop by either location from November 21 to 27 for a memorable culinary experience featuring hand-made pasta, local duck and beef. Complete menus are listed below: more…
By November 22, 2010
Chef Jeromy Traynor and his culinary team at Lane’s Privateer Inn made this amazing (and easy) appetizer at a recent Taste of Nova Scotia function. It was a big hit. more…
By November 9, 2010
Chef Terry Vassallo of Trattoria Della Nonna has a fantastic locally-inspired dinner and Ferragamo wine pairing taking place over two weekends in November: 12-13 and 19-20. Menu highlights include Eel Lake Oysters, local seafood and Nova Scotia lamb.
Reservations: Call 1-902-640-3112
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