Okanagan Valley – Wine Country – Wine Tour

        There are about 31 wineries in Okanagan. Of course, it’s impossible to visit them all just in a few days, physically impossible! However, I visited 11 wineries in 2 days! The first day, as you know, we were biking and tasting wine, on the second day I had to be driven by […]

Canada Vacation Experience – Oliver and the Wine Country!!!

     We rented a car from Vancouver airport. The thing about renting a car in Canada is that they don’t give you good cars like Camaro or Ford Mustang if you are not going to drop them at the same location… So you know. The other thing is that you can prebook your car online, […]

Vancouver Vacation – Food – Where to Eat and Drink

         Here is a list of places that I personally visited in Vancouver and my experience of them, so it’s up to you to decide whether you want to go there or not. I’ll try to be honest and objective, promise! 1. Granville Island Brewing Canada’s oldest microbrewery. Nice atmosphere, friendly service, excellent […]

Homemade Italian Pizza – Best Recipe for Sunday Dinner

For years I’ve been searching for the best pizza dough recipe, trying out, asking friends and begging for recipes for pizzas I tasted somewhere at parties… And I FOUND it! Who could believe? In my local wine shop! There was this free recipe “flyer”… The recipe here is my modification which I’ve developed after some […]

Wine Recommendations – Italian

      Castello di Farnetella Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG 2012 5-star wine according to my wine ranking system. It is a full-bodied wine, pleasant on the tongue, with a bit bitter, but still nice aftertaste. It’s good with Italian food, of course! Pizza, meat, pasta… and can be enjoyed on its own!  

Wine Ranking

I rank all the wine I enjoy according to my 5-star scale. Here you will find my wine with some description and ranking. 5 stars means a great wine, I want to drink it again and again, I enjoyed it, it was pleasant to drink and the flavor and aroma lasted long. 4 stars means […]

Gamla

  The wine of all times for me for some 5-7 years has been:       Gamla from Golan Heights Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Israel I first tasted the 2008 vintage and loved it! It’s a good quality Cab, good to be enjoyed alone or with some meat (like meat cuts!). The aroma is so intense, […]

The Final Foodie Tip for Paris # 10

I’ve been to “The City of Light” three times so far, but I never stop longing to go back and: walk down Champs-Élysées; pop in a random boulangerie or pâtisserie; visit my favorite labyrinth of cosy tiny streets at Montmartre; drink wine at a brasserie while enjoying the view of Notre-Dame; visit food markets and eat […]

Foodie? Here you go – Paris Tips – 7

    I’ve been to this fashion capital three times so far, but I never stop longing to go back and walk down Champs-Élysées, pop in a random boulangerie or pâtisserie, visit my favorite labyrinth of cosy tiny streets at Montmartre, drink wine at a brasserie while enjoying the view of Notre-Dame, visit food markets and […]