Mark Rashotte, realtor, owner of the Empire Theatre, and entrepreneur extraordinaire who has made Belleville a centre for avant garde movies and highly sought after musical acts was a little out of his comfort zone when he organized an outdoor craft beer festival March 12. Continue reading →
Look for the Valentine Wine’n’Chocolate Draw at the end of this blog
What better way to celebrate February, the month of love, then to snuggle by a warm fire with a bottle of bubbly. January began with a traditional method sparkling, February starts with a Prince Edward County, Ontario, sparkling Charmat.
The wine: White Cap Method Charmat 2013 $22
Made from Vidal and Riesling grapes seasoned with 7% Muscat, the wine underwent secondary fermentation in a pressurized tank to trap the bubbles within the wine. Charmat sparklings often refered to as ‘prosecco’ or ‘asti’ style wines and are younger and have a fruitier flavour than traditional method sparklings.