Some cows north of the border are getting red wine with their meal
11:46 AM, Aug 27, 2010
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Think the happiest cows come from California? That might no
longer be the case.
Some cattle in Canada are getting red wine to go with their
The idea is the brainchild of Janice Ravndahl, whose family owns
Suzmu Meats in British Columbia. She says she got the idea from
watching a television show where she saw a chef serving beer to his
So far, the meat has been a hit with customers. Ravndahl says
having the cows drink wine enhances the beef’s flavor and
produces fat that tastes like candy.
At first, area chefs were skeptical, thinking of the concept as
a gimmick, but so far have been impressed with the flavor.
One chef suggests having the beef with a pinot noir.