I’ve been wanting to feature a sangria made with elderflower liqueur for a while now, but it’s got such a soft, delicate flavour that it’s easily overwhelmed by just about anything paired with it, which makes something bold and fruity like sangria a less-than-optimal way to showcase its subtle profile. What it needed was something … More Saturday Sangria: Elderflower Lime Spritzer with Gruner Veltliner
Someone mentioned that August was supposed to cool down, but this heat is just not letting up! To keep you cool and refreshed, we’ve put together a list of wine-based popsicle recipes. They’re the perfect way to enjoy your wine this holiday weekend while beating the heat – and they’re perfect for sharing! Keep reading … More Saturday Sangria: Roundup of Wine Popsicles
This week I saw the most gorgeous red, white, and black currants at the farmers’ market! They were so beautiful that I ended up buying several pints, even though I had no idea what I would do with them. When I got home, a quick search on Tastespotting led me to try to this lovely … More Saturday Sangria: Red Currant Grapefruit Cascadia Pinot Gris
This week’s sangria is dedicated to the first local peaches of the season, currently making their way into our grocery stores. We wanted to highlight this delicious, juicy fruit by keeping it simple – both in terms of ingredients and preparation. The result is a sangria that is deep and rich while remaining fruity and … More Saturday Sangria: Peach Merlot
We’re a little late in posting this week, but hopefully you’ll agree that this week’s recipe was worth the wait; we’re making sangria popsicles! Given the incredibly hot and humid weather we’ve been experiencing, these should be the perfect way to indulge and stay cool. Just remember to consume responsibly! Follow the jump for the … More Saturday Sangria: Rosé Popsicles with Raspberry, Rhubarb and Grapefruit
This Saturday, we’re taking a break from the kitchen to get out and enjoy the outdoors! (Don’t worry – we’ll be back next week with our newest sangria!). To keep you going while we’re out and about, we’ve compiled a shortlist of sangrias we’re considering for the weekend, captured from all over the web, along … More Saturday Sangria: A Roundup!
Just a quick note about our holiday hours: the store will be closed on Monday July 2nd, for the long weekend. Enjoy the holiday! In celebration of Canada Day (and the long weekend!), we’re toasting to local flavours and favourites with a red-and-white Strawberry Peach Colombard Chardonnay sangria, sweetened with a Canuck staple – maple … More Saturday Sangria – Strawberry Peach Colombard Chardonnay
After last week’s white sangria, it only seemed fitting that we post something a little closer to the classic red sangria, building around the bold flavours of red wine. Drawing inspiration from the myriad of berries making their ways into grocery stores (and soon coming into season!), we’ve paired Primitivo, a Limited Release that was … More Saturday Sangria: Pomegranate-Blackberry Primitivo
Today we’re introducing a new feature for the summer: Saturday Sangrias! Join us each week as we share a new recipe (from our kitchens or from the web) for delicious summer wine cocktails to keep you refreshed on hot summer days. First up, we have Raspberry-Citrus Sauvignon Blanc sangria – the bright citrus flavours of … More Saturday Sangria: Raspberry-Citrus Sauvignon Blanc
It looks like it will be a lovely weekend both here in town and in cottage country, so enjoy the long weekend wherever you’re celebrating! Just a reminder that the store will be closed on Monday May 21st for the holiday. If you’re looking for a refreshing treat to enjoy dockside or by the pool, … More Happy long weekend!