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Tell me about the secret cellar in Nice, France, you visited.
What about the time you were sipping wine in a vineyard in Australia with a kangaroo nibbling 20 feet away and a helicopter taking off from the parking lot?
You’re just back from the Niagara Wine Festival: what’s the most important way that it’s different from other wine festivals, other than it takes place in winter?
What weird or unusual activities are part of the festival?
What’s something that would surprise people about icewine?
What’s the weirdest pairing you’ve had with icewine?
Any to avoid?
What are your top three wine festivals to attend? Why those?
You answered this question on your own podcast, and I love it: If you could open your own winery, which wines would you make (and why, other than you love them)?
What would you call the winery?
Now let’s turn to another Canadian wine region: Nova Scotia. You hosted several podcasts on this region with terrific insights.
L’Acadie Blanc is NS’s flagship white wine, but it was developed in Ontario. Why didn’t it work in Ontario, but thrived in NS?
If NS is cooler, then why wouldn’t it work say north of Picton or in Ottawa?
Why did Mike Mainguy bury three barrels of wine at Luckett winery? How deep was the hole? What was he risking? What happened? Why? How long does he age wines down there now?
How is this similar to what California vintners are experimenting with in aging wine in the ocean?
What advice would you give to your 30-year-old self?
What’s the best piece of wine advice you’ve ever received?
What’s the most useful wine gadget you’ve come across? How did you discover it? Please show it to us.
If you could share a bottle of wine with any person in the world, living or dead, who would that be? What would you ask them?
Stephanie was literally born into the kitchen. All the women on both sides of her family are happiest when they are together cooking and serving food. Stephanie grew up in this atmosphere of love and laughter while learning family recipes that have been handed down for generations. It is this legacy that she safeguards and honours with the name of her company – Legacy Events Inc.
Although tradition is important to Stephanie, in her culinary arts she pushes traditional flavour boundaries at every opportunity by blending her intuition with her adventurous side to concoct an ever growing bounty of mouth-watering dishes.
Known for her unique and innovative ingredient combinations, Stephanie is a chef whose recipes continually surprise and delight. Her distinctive pairings of food and wines reveal a true gift for heightening the fine cuisine experience.
On her never-ending quest for new flavours and experiences, she has travelled the world to over 30 countries (actually…33 and counting!) to gather insight and knowledge in international travel, luxury dining, local recipes and the world’s best wines.
With her own website and podcast dedicated to all things food, drink and travel, Stephanie meets, chats and consults with people all over the world through Skype, social media and in person whenever she can.
From cooking and wine classes, food and travel writing, corporate & public events to community fundraisers, Stephanie shares her life’s passions with grace and panache in her signature sparkle and high heels.
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