2016 May June

Drink

The best places in Cowtown to enjoy a glass of wine by Tom Firth Visiting Calgary? Should you have some time to relax, enjoy a meal, or even a glass of wine in Cowtown, I’m happy to recommend a few gems you’ll want to check out during your next visit. With all the world-class wine …



Exploring the brave new world of natural wines

Everything old is new again by Mary Bailey I bet some years they didn’t get a delicious beverage. I bet some years it was stinky and mouldy. Because much can happen on the road from grapes to wine. Yet, modern winemaking has taken the process far beyond its simple beginnings. Maybe too far? How wine …



Wine Maven

by Mary Bailey Enguerrand Baijot is on a roll to reintroduce his family’s Champagne house to thirsty bubbleheads across Canada. The Lanson Black Label Brut has an effortless lightness on the palate yet is rich and complex in flavour, with zesty acidity and strawberry, yuzu citrus and honey flavours. It achieves its harmony thus—a high …



Dish

Gastronomic happenings around town scandi style in the kitchen The Swedish dishcloth is ultra-absorbent, ideal for washing up and cleaning up all sorts of messes in a beautiful fashion. Made of cotton and cellulose (that’s why they are so absorbent) they are also biodegradable and go right into the compost heap when you are ready …