Flavour Notes

  • Fine Wines

    Fine Wines. French Wine. Did Someone say “Wine”?

    When invited by Fine Wines to participate in their Introduction to French Wines class, I could not resist. I’ve been drinking wine for 15 years now and thought I knew quite a bit about it already. The class was attended mostly by novice wine drinkers and PK, our instructor for...
  • Perk Coffee Cupping

    Flavour Notes: Coffee Cupping with the Pros at Perk Coffee

    I absolutely loved my first coffee cupping session a few weekends ago. I’ve had a relationship with coffee since I was a teen. And when I say relationship, I mean that we’ve always had that connection in some way. First it was the Saturday morning Nescafé (shock horror –...
  • Flavour Notes: A Taste Test of Water (Blind Tasting Nordaq Fresh)

    We all know that water is important and thankfully, the global movement to decrease the amount of bottled water consumed has stepped up significantly. Globally, the conservation and sustainability of water has become a key topic for all nations. And so it should… but what about pampered palates and those...
  • Flavour Notes: Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Tasting 1

    From ice cream van runs in the blazing summer heat, to late-night binging after that awful breakup, to a quick wine and chocolate pick-me-up after the kids have gone to bed. Chocolate is at once the most familiar of childhood ice cream flavours, the most comforting of sweet treats,...

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