Rogstad Valentine’s Day Drinks

If you’re looking for a great idea for sipping while nibbling on chocolate or other naughty bits, here’s three that should satisfy everyone. Firstly, as always open a bottle of bubbly! What can be more romantic than toasting your love with a fine glass of Canadian sparkling wine. This is a Chardonnay (i.e. blanc de… Continue reading Rogstad Valentine’s Day Drinks

Chocolate and Red Wine

Here’s a chocolate maker, Brix, trying to tilt the chocolate towards wine. They succeed. It’s better than the sweeter commercial pairings to which I’ve been subjected. The suggested pairings here are: Milk Chocolate with Pinot Noir/Port [Ruby & Tawny I suspect]/Riesling/Icewine Medium Dark Chocolate (60%) with Merlot/Shiraz/Zinfandel/Rhone wine. (And this is the best pairing I’ve… Continue reading Chocolate and Red Wine