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March 8, 2015 – Aleksander Estate Winery ‘s 2009 Pinot Noir with Coq au vin.

March 8, 2015 – Aleksander Estate Winery ‘s 2009 Pinot Noir with Coq au vin.

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Plan Ahead! Coq au vin (chicken in wine) is the perfect make ahead dish after a visit to our local wineries. Aleksander Estate Winery ‘s Pinot Noir is the star at this table in the glass & the dish! Coq au vin from Food and Drink 1 capon or chicken, 5 lbs (2.2 kg ¼ […]

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December 28, 2014 – North 42 Degrees Estate Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon with Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls.

December 28, 2014 – North 42 Degrees Estate Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon with Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls.

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Ring in 2015!!   December is the most wonderful time of the year to sparkle & this month ECW wants to wow you with local wine and food! Pop the cork and cook away!   Week #4…Get the party in full swing with North 42 Degree’s Cabernet Sauvignon! Let’s toast to a healthy & sparkling […]

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December 21, 2014 – Muscedere Vineyards 2007 Vidal Icewine in a Canadian Cocktail.

December 21, 2014 – Muscedere Vineyards 2007 Vidal Icewine in a Canadian Cocktail.

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Week #3…shake it up! December is the most wonderful time of the year to sparkle & this month ECW wants to wow you with local wine and food!   Give your holiday guest something to fa la la about! Muscedere Vineyards 2007 Vidal Icewine alone or as a cocktail will make everyone’s spirits bright!   […]

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December 14, 2014 – 2013 D’Angelo Estate Winery Vidal Late Harvest Riesling with Apple, Feta & Bacon Bites.

December 14, 2014 – 2013 D’Angelo Estate Winery Vidal Late Harvest Riesling with Apple, Feta & Bacon Bites.

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Week #2…wine & appetizers in a cinch! December is the most wonderful time of the year to sparkle & this month ECW wants to wow you with local wine and food!   Pop the cork and cook away! Conjure up these festive bites while D’Angelo Vidal Late Harvest Riesling is chillin’! Cheers to family & […]

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December 7, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2013 Flagship Chardonnay with sweet potato & apple pork roast!

December 7, 2014 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2013 Flagship Chardonnay with sweet potato & apple pork roast!

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Dinner party in a snap! December is the most wonderful time of the year to sparkle & this month ECW wants to wow you with local wine and food! Pop the cork and cook away!   Week#1 …dinner party in a snap! Drum roll please… all food & wine from Ontario! Crew 2013 Flagship Chardonnay […]

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November 30, 2014 – Aleksander Estate Winery’s 2013 Baco Noir & venison crock pot stew.

November 30, 2014 – Aleksander Estate Winery’s 2013 Baco Noir & venison crock pot stew.

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Cheers to the Grey Cup! Game feast on one of Canada’s biggest game days! Today’s match up is Aleksander Estate Winery’s 2013 Baco Noir & venison crock pot stew! This duo will take you back to the line of scrimmage again! Go Hamilton Tiger Cats and Go Calgary Stampeders! Whoot! Crockpot Apple Cider Venison Roast […]

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November 23, 2014 – Mastronardi Estate Winery’s 2013 Chardonnay with Becel Maple Mustard Salmon.

November 23, 2014 – Mastronardi Estate Winery’s 2013 Chardonnay with Becel Maple Mustard Salmon.

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Weekday Winner! Time is a precious commodity during the work week and this pair makes it simple to settle in for dinner with a glass of Mastronardi Estate Winery’s 2013 Chardonnay! Becel Maple Mustard Salmon Ingredients 1 -lb. (500 g) salmon fillet, bones removed and cut into 4 pieces 1/4 cup (60 mL) Becel® Buttery […]

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November 16, 2014 – Essex County Wineries is celebrating our 2nd Anniversary with Cheese Pops!

November 16, 2014 – Essex County Wineries is celebrating our 2nd Anniversary with Cheese Pops!

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Whoo hoo!! You are following, tweeting and spreading the word more than ever! With thousands of local visitors every month, (brag moment…65% more than last year!) we are making this milestone memorable with the eHarmony contest and the quest for the perfect date! We raise our glass to say thank you! On to the next […]

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November 9, 2014 – Pelee Island Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Retro with Oxtail Stew.

November 9, 2014 – Pelee Island Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Retro with Oxtail Stew.

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Fall in love! This crowd pleasing pot gives you loads of time to sip and visit before digging in! Pelee Island Winery’s 2013 VQA Cabernet Sauvignon & shimmery, savoury oxtail stew is an ideal match, perfect for autumn! Oxtail Stew 4-5 pounds oxtail – fat trimmed 2 – medium onions – chopped  4 – celery […]

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November 2, 2014 – Black Bear’s Strawberry & Raspberry wine paired with these quick apple prosciutto cups!

November 2, 2014 – Black Bear’s Strawberry & Raspberry wine paired with these quick apple prosciutto cups!

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Girls night in! Cheers, it’s time to relax with the girls! Share your local favourites and be sure to start off with Black Bear’s Strawberry & Raspberry wine paired with these quick apple prosciutto cups! Crispy Prosciutto Cups with Apple Welcome cocktail-party guests with this fuss-free appetizer that puts deli and freezer staples to work […]

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