This year, The Grande Dégustation, the largest annual meeting of wine, beer and spirits enthusiasts in Eastern Canada, pays homage to Champagne, Washington State, Riesling and cocktails—four themes that could not be more fitting as Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary!
When Mobilia asked us to travel to Europe on an inspiring trend watching business trip, we thought we’d make the most of it. I mean, who wouldn’t do the same, right? The “we” in this story is Mobilia’s Marketing Director and the Creative Director at Mobilia’s branding agency. Two women asked to travel to Copenhagen and Paris to explore the latest trends in retail design, hospitality and culture. During our stay, we walked an astounding 105 kilometers over 7 days (yes, we counted our steps), how else were we to be at peace with all those delicious meals and wine!? Here’s a brief account of restaurants, shops and other hidden gems that we found inspiring, beautiful, delicious and mostly, charming.
Last summer, we held a contest with Le Domaine du Ridge, a winery that we absolutely fell in love with located in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec. This year, the Domaine is opening Le Old Mill 1849, a Bistro & Auberge located in picturesque Stanbridge-East. Read on to find out how you could win a charming getaway for two to Quebec’s oldest vine-growing region.