July 05, 2015

Zooma Farm House Grill at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

June 10 & 11 -- 12 to 4 daily

Garden dining is back at Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery! Zooma Caters joins forces with Sue-Ann to present Zooma Farm Grill this summer. Soft opening Saturday, June 10 and Sunday June 11. Enjoy Zooma's incredible food with Sue-Ann's award-winning wine outside on the beautiful winery grounds. Check out the menu below! No reservations, just come on out to the farm!

 Future summer dates for Zooma Farm Grill are:

July 1 & 2

July 15 & 16

July 29 & 30

August 12 & 13

August 26 & 27

September 9 & 10

September 23 & 24


Belly Laughs on the Bench II: Comedy Night with Joe Pillitteri, Saturday July 15

 Purchase your tickets online! Click here!



Car Show & Shine, Sunday July 30


Caroline's Culinary Delights ... 2013 Fancy Farm Girl Foxy Pink

Caroline's Culinary Delights


@SueAnnStaff – 2013 Fancy Farm Girl Foxy Pink

A small, quality oriented winery on the Staff family’s 200-year-old estate on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment in Jordan, Ontario, Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery blends more than a century of grape growing experience with Sue-Ann’s 15 years of making award-winning wines. After opening in 2009, it has been a whirlwind of ultimate experiences, from weddings to corporate dinners to food truck events and Niagara Icewine programs.

A fun family barbecue in the rouge valley always a perfect

IMG_20150510_181512 IMG_20150510_154512 IMG_20150510_154136 IMG_20150510_153737 IMG_20150510_153212

After a fun afternoon with my family, I must share with those wine lovers out there, a hidden gem of a Rose:

2013 Fancy Farm Girl Foxy Pink


Vineyard Data:
-harvested exclusively from the estate vineyard in Jordan, ON, sub appellation 20 Mile Bench
-four vineyard parcels ranging from 6 to 18 year old vines grown on thin clay soils with escarpment limestone rock beneath were blended for this wine
-2013 – cool year hence acidity and fruit flavours easily retained
-low yields with tiny berries

Winemaking Data:
-each wine was fermented and aged individually to maximize their flavours and intensity
-post fermentation; the wines were blended to 92% Riesling and 8% Cabernet Franc, stabilized and filtered.

Technical Data:
Alcohol   11.0%                                                     Residual Sugar      15.3 g/L (LCBO = 1, Off-Dry)
pH           3.18                                                        Total Acidity          8.9 g/L
Bottled   February 2014                                     Cases produced    250 cases

Tasting Notes:
The bright pink colour eludes to every characteristic about this wine.  Bright fruits on the nose of yellow grapefruit, watermelon rind and vivid floral tones leap from the glass while bright zippy acidity refreshes the off dry palate.  The fruit and floral notes continue through here too with complexing crab apple and lilac.  The finish is bright, dry, mouth-watering and entirely too pleasant.  Enjoy with on its own with friends (or not!)  or with sushi, tuna, salmon, pizzas, picnics, salads and soooo much more.

For more information, please visit www.sue-annstaff.com. Follow Fancy Farm Girl on Twitter @Fancy_Farm_Girl and like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/fancyfarmgirlwines.


IMG_20150510_163747 IMG_20150510_161955