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About Urbaine City


Welcome to Urbaine City, the web magazine dedicated to the discovery of gastronomic delights, wine culture and unforgettable journeys. Urbaine City is the embodiment of an unwavering passion for gastronomy, wine and tourism.

Our mission is to transport you into a world where every dish tells a story, every bottle of wine reveals a terroir and every destination offers a memorable adventure.

Founded in 2014 by Marie-Noël Ouimet, Urbaine City quickly gained recognition, being named the 3rd best Canadian blog in the food and dining-out categories at the MIB Awards in its first year.

We are dedicated to sharing with you our best recipes, wine discoveries and favorite destinations. Our content is divided into four main sections:

  • Recipes Explore our culinary creations, classified by dish type, theme or ingredient.
  • Wine and spirits Discover our tips for successful wine and food pairing, our guides to different grape varieties, and the latest news from the world of wine, spirits and beer.
  • Gourmet discoveriesDive into our reports on the best gourmet food products, services and boutiques, the latest cookbooks, the restaurants we visit, and our feedback on the culinary events we attend.
  • Destinations: Browse through our travel guides, discover must-see addresses and take advantage of our tips to fully appreciate the destinations we’ve loved.

Our editor-in-chief and founder, Marie-Noël Ouimet

Photo: Katya Konioukhova

Marie-Noël Ouimet, editor-in-chief of Urbaine City and freelance journalist, is the brain behind every article and adventure you discover here. With over 20 countries visited to her credit and recognized expertise in the fields of wine, gastronomy and travel, she embodies excellence and passion for sharing captivating stories.

A Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 wine graduate, Marie-Noël combines the communication skills she has acquired over two decades with an insatiable thirst for exploration. She guides you through the world’s cuisines, most prestigious vineyards and most fascinating destinations.

With Marie-Noël, discover a delicious and exciting universe where each article takes you to new horizons.

Our commitment

At Urbaine City, we’re committed to providing authentic stories, reliable information and invaluable advice to enrich your dining, wine and tourism experience. Our credibility is built on the expertise of Marie-Noël Ouimet, who strives to inspire and guide you every step of the way through our web magazine.

And come and join us on social networks – we love talking to you!

Facebook: @urbainecity
Instagram: @urbaine_city
Pinterest: @urbainecity

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Collaborations and partnerships

If you are a PR agency, wine, food or tourism company or representative and would like to work with Urbaine City, we invite you to visit the Work with Urbaine City page and contact us.

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