As the Latins said, “Carpe Shuck’em!” Loosely translated, it means “Hold and open,” and was used as a shouted toast before serious, orgy-level drinking began (“Hold” the amphora, and “Open” your mouth).
On July 19th, we’re taking “Carpe Shuck’em” to the next level, with the 27th annual Ontario Oyster Festival and George Carr Pre-memorial Southern Ontario Oyster Opening Contest. What a mouthful! We call it the OOF. Not only wine, but beer and Oysters (and hearts and legs?) will be opened that day, friends, and we hope to see you there.
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Oysters are reported to have aphrodisiac effects. We invite you to test that theory. Often.