Blog Articles posted by Amato De Civita

Articles by Amato De Civita

Amato De Civita is the President of Wine Awakenings, a market leader in the field of wine education and makers of the most unique and prestigious line of wine aroma kits and wine tutorial kits.


marinating with wine

Marinating BBQ Main Dishes with Wine

By posted July 15th, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Skill testing question: how many different ways can you use wine at your typical barbecue party? I asked my guests last week just as we were winding down our customary Canada Day BBQ.  Most answer sounded like; “Drink it, sip it, guzzle it, shoot it, as a wine spritzer, sangria,” etc… Of course, when asked… Continue Reading

Wine tasting tips

Wine Tasting Tips for Any Occasion

By posted June 26th, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Have you ever been a little intimidated when the waiter pours you a splash of wine to taste for the table, at a restaurant, in front of a table full of your best clients, or a table filled with your colleagues who are observing your every movement? The same thing can happen when you are… Continue Reading

Choosing wine for a bbq

Choosing the Perfect Wine for a BBQ!

By posted June 3rd, 2014 at 2:01 AM

For many, beer is still the king of the patio…there’s still nothing like a cold and fizzy brew to instantly awaken all your senses… But did you know that the science of food actually points to wine as the perfect beverage pairing for many of the flavours and aromas found in BBQed foods! And wine… Continue Reading