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Ice Wine Slushies, Dark Chocolate and Wasabi Peas

IMG_1208Recently while having ice wine at one of the wineries in the Niagara-on-the-Lake region, we were told that the Ice House Winery serves ice wine slushies.

Yes, you read that correctly, a slushy made with ice wine!

I am not much of a wine drinker, but I love ice wine.  So the Ice House Winery was a must for me to visit in this region.

Upon entering the Ice House Winery, I saw two children having slushies.  Already I had a good feeling this was going to be a positive tasting experience even for my daughter.  (more…)

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Friends + Wine + Dark Chocolate = Happiness

Having wine with friends is common.  However, when was the last time you enjoyed wine with them along with dark chocolate?

Image of Blink dark chocolate barkI planned a get together with some friends to share a Sour Cherry & Cocoa Nib Bark from Blink that I had bought from The One Of A Kind Show.  I was told by a Blink representative that it was 70% dark chocolate.  She also said that it would pair well with red wine or port.  So off I went to the LCBO for suggestions on what would pair well with dark chocolate that had cocoa nibs sprinkled throughout.
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