Category: france

Champagne Shipped Nearly 21 Million Bottles To U.S. In 2020

Champagne shipments to the USA (Graphic Credit Champagne Bureau, USA)

COVID has affected all of us, both at home and at work.  There has been an impact on wineries and wine regions from around the world.  I received this press release from the Champagne Bureau, USA about the amount of…

GĂ©rard Bertrand and Two Biodynamic GSM Blends

GĂ©rard Bertrand Terroir Corbieres and Gran Terroir Les Aspres 2017

Grenache, Syrah, Mouvedre blends (GSM) are full-bodied, full of flavour, and please people that enjoy big, hearty red wines. This blend of grapes also makes the famous red Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines. I have two GSM wines from GĂ©rard Bertrand from the…

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

The Languedoc and GĂ©rard Bertrand’s Terroir St Chinian

Gérard Bertrand Terroir St Chinian, 2016

If you attended the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020, you may have had the opportunity to meet GĂ©rard Bertrand and taste his wines from the Languedoc region. I was lucky to also attend his Masterclass where he went in-depth into the…

It’s TIME to Enjoy a Viognier and a White Bordeaux Blend

TIME Viognier 2018 and White Meritage 2018

It’s TIME to review a Viognier and a White Meritage, Bordeaux, blend from TIME Winery. Both are from the 2018 vintage; the first vintage for TIME Winery by winemaker Lynzee Schatz. These were two of the wines offered for tasting…

Hop Over to Provence Marinaside for an Easy Easter Dinner

Provence Marinaside Heat and Eat

Another holiday is coming soon; Easter.  If you celebrate Easter, or you just enjoy the Spring time and wonderful weather, and food, you may want to order Provence Marinaside’s Easter Heat and Eat Dinner.  It looks delicious, has a few…