Greek Red Xinomavro

Ramnista Dry Red Wine Protected designation of origin Naoussa Xinomavro 2012 Kir-Yianni 4 stars! An interesting, really dry, but pleasant on the tongue, with some blackberry aftertaste, tannic, earthy wine. Rich in color, dark purple. Meat, bread or on its own. The aftertaste here is what I really enjoyed when drinking the wine. Xinomavro is […]

Banff and Lake Louise

Our last day in Banff…. Don’t want to leave this beautiful, cosy place… However, an exciting day is in front of us! Lake Louise! Famous among tourists, misunderstood by the locals. The fact is that it is UNESCO World Heritage Site situated 60 km from Banff. It’s a pleasant road trip, but be patient with […]

Kolkhida Saperavi Georgian Wine Red Dry 2014

Kolkhida Saperavi Georgian Wine Red Dry 2014 5 stars! Full-bodied, with dark, rich color; aroma-filled dry wine from Kakheti region in the east of Georgia. It’s very nice on the palate and pleasant to drink. Kolkhida is the queen of Saperavi! Saperavi is a very old Georgian grape and the most widely planted grape in […]

Villa Borghetti Bardolino Classico DOC 2014

Villa Borghetti Bardolino Classico DOC 2014 4stars a good, rich, but light-bodied, cherry flavored Italian to be enjoyed on its own or with Italian food, especially pizza! Bardolino is a North-Italian blend, popular in Veneto region (north-east). It consists of the same grapes as Valpolicella blend: corvina, rondinella, molinara and sometimes negrara. However, it’s different. […]

Add a Little Twist to Your Pico de Gallo

Would like to freshen up your Mexican dinner? Add some radish to your pico de gallo! It gives crisp and piquancy to your Mexican salad. Pico de gallo traditionally consists of tomatoes, white onion and cilantro – three colors, just like the Mexican flag! Add some salt, pepper and a good deal of lime juice. […]

Banff Road Trip

Banff Adventure          From Oliver we headed to Banff. I guess, it’s quite popular in winter time because of all the skiing you can do there, but it’s good to visit Banff when you are in Canada anyway just because it’s situated in the heart of Canadian Rockies!      When you drive […]

Perfect Tapas Companion

Viña Mayor Ribera del Duero D.O. 2013 Barrel Aged Tempranillo, Spain It’s a great tapas wine! 4 stars, very pleasant, rich flavor, balanced and nice on the palate. I’m sure it’s perfect to be enjoyed on its own as well.  Have you tried this wine? Tell me what you think about it!

My Best Pavlova Recipe

I’ve been searching for the best Pavlova recipe, I’ve been trying out tons of different recipes, in several languages and in various sources. And I found it! The recipe below is the result of my research and trial. This is your success every time, at every party and in every company. People just love it! […]

Chateau Smith Cab Sauv

Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Washington State – a 5-star wine! Enjoy it alone! This is what the real Cab tastes like! Resembles Gamla from Israel.