Wine Regions of the World – Canada

Wine Regions of the World – Canada

This month, we’re travelling from New Zealand to explore top producing wine regions of the world at home. Viticulture in Canada is about 2,000 years old. The regulatory body is called Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) which provides a degree of quality assurance to...
Wine Regions of the World – New Zealand

Wine Regions of the World – New Zealand

​This month, we’re travelling from Hungary to explore top producing wine regions of the world in New Zealand. Therefore, we’ll be visiting the world’s most southern wine producing country. Winemaking here, which dates back to the early 1800s, survived the phylloxera...
Wine Regions of the World – Hungary

Wine Regions of the World – Hungary

​This month, we’re travelling from Russia to explore top producing wine regions of the world in Hungary. Viniculture here, which dates back to Roman times, has survived through political, religious and economic challenges. It also survived the phylloxera epidemic in...
Recipe – Champagne Yeast Bread

Recipe – Champagne Yeast Bread

Why make Champagne yeast bread? The impetus for me to try making Champagne yeast bread was when I discovered that COVID-19 is impacting the supply of yeast. A couple of weeks ago, when I was in our local grocery store, I overheard that it would be at least two months...
Wine Regions of the World – Russia

Wine Regions of the World – Russia

This month, we’re travelling from Romania to explore top producing wine regions of the world in Russia. Viticulture here dates back a few thousand years but wars, revolutions, phylloxera and prohibition nearly put an end to it. Vodka and beer are most often associated...