Tag: biodynamic

A Top Notch Experience at The Shore Club in Toronto

Walking down the hallway, of The Shore Club in Toronto,  with plush carpeting underfoot,  past the wall of wines behind glass case I knew this was going to be an exceptional experience.  The interior of the restaurant in dark colours,…

My Vancouver International Wine Festival 2013 Event Picks

The tickets are out for the Vancouver International Wine Festival on January 8.  Which events do you attend?  Well I’m here to help.  BTW, I was told there will be 767 #wine selections in #VanWineFest Tasting Room. 1850 total selections in 55 events. 30,000…

My Review of the New Zealand Wine Fair 2012 – Part 1

New Zealand is well known for their clean air, temperate climate, and dare I say, super natural environment?  New Zealand’s wine industry goal is to be 100% sustainable, organic, or biodynamic by 2012. I read that over 95% of their…

Enjoying A Taste of Napa – Some Selections for You

When people hear Napa Valley, they think big Cabernets.  Which is true, you can get some huge Cabernet Sauvignons there, but they also produce other wines, such as Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pinot Noir.  Did you know that the Napa Valley…

A Tasting at M. Chapoutier Part 2 – Prestige and Fac & Spera

In Part 1 of my Tasting at M. Chapoutier, I introduced you to the winery and my view standing on the Hermitage hill overlooking other surround appellations. It was an excellent tour of the Hermitage vineyard, followed by an extensive…

Domaine Huet – A Wonderful Loire Valley Experience

Before I packed my suitcase and headed for France, I was looking forward immensely to visiting the Loire Valley and trying the wines of the Vouvray appellation, which is known for their many styles of chenin blanc.  After searching on…