Stopped off at Hagerman’s Farm stall outside Bloomfield and bought a bag of bok choy. Wow! I wonder what’s next!
In keeping with the ‘good things grow in Ontario’ theme, check out Ch. des Charmes amazing Sparkling Brut. Has the high-pitched note and pure quality of Champagne.~ Half Chardonnay and half Pinot Noir ““ the classic Champagne blend. Makes a classy aperitif.
Chateau des Charmes Brut Sparkling, VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake 207944 $22.95
P.S. Charmes is coming out with a smart new label (check out their Chardonnay), with~ a QR code. Reading the code can be done with any mobile camera phone that has a QR reader. Many of the new generation Smartphones have a QR reader already installed. Point the cell phone camera toward the code, take the picture which activates the decoder and gives the user access to information, coupons, maps,~ recipes, images,~ paperless tickets …~ the~ possibilities are endless. A smart way to increase the amount of information contained on a back label.