Tag: Brasil

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Closing VanWineFest 2023 with Sabor Sudamericano

 mywinepal  May 21, 2023

On my last day at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2023, I attended the Sabor Sudamericano grazing lunch where all participating South American wineries gathered and poured their wines by a selection of South American dishes were being served, and we listened to live music by a Latin band.  It was the best way to end the Festival in my…

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Will I See You at VanWineFest 2023?

 mywinepal  April 17, 2023

As a media person, I will be around at many events at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. If you see me, say Hi, Hola, or Olá. Remember that Argentina, Chile, Brasil, and Uruguay are the theme countries this year. Here is where you can find me: DEFINING THE ROOT OF BC TERROIR seminar, Wednesday A NIGHT WITH MARQUÉS DE RISCAL…

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Brasil, a Sparkling New World Seminar at Vinexpo New York

 mywinepal  October 12, 2020

The Vancouver International Wine Festival in 2021 host countries were slated to be from South America.  One of the countries, Brasil, is one that I have heard makes wine, but never had a chance to try.  With COVID, I understand why VanWineFest cancelled the 2021 Festival, but my interest in finding out about Brasilian wine did not diminish. Fortunately, Vinexpo New…

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Champagne Taittinger with a Sparkling Portfolio for Your Pleasure

 mywinepal  October 20, 2018

One of the great names in the Champagne region is Taittinger.  Champagne Taittinger was founded in 1734 by Jacques Fourneaux.  It is the third oldest Champagne house in the region.  The current family that owns Taittinger started in 1931 with the purchase of the Forest-Fourneaux vineyards by Pierre Charles Taittinger. Taittinger concentrates on using Chardonnay grapes for their wines but…

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Value Priced South American Wines for the Holidays from Terra Andina

 mywinepal  December 10, 2013

Have you tried any wine from Brasil before?  Did you know that there are wineries in Brasil?  You may think of the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema in Rio de Janiero, but if you go to the cooler climate in Southern Brasil you will find vineyards that were started by European settlers in the 1500s and continues today. I received…