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Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction Raises ~$256,000 For Bard On The Beach Shakespeare Festival at VanWineFest 2020

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner and Auction at VanWineFest 2020

The Vancouver International Wine Festival always kicks off with their Bacchanalia Gala Dinner and Auction.  That great event happened on Saturday, Feb 22 and of course, it was a great success.  Below is the press release from the Festival about…

Join Marquis Wine Cellars for a Burgundy Dinner at Origo Club

Origo Club

For those Burgundy lovers out there, as well as lovers of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Marquis Wine Cellars is offering a wonderful wine paired dinner.  Here is their announcement. ~~~ Join John Clerides, owner of Marquis Wine Cellars and our…

Doug Barzelay at Marquis Book Launch & Burgundy Tasting

A formal sit down tasting with Doug Barzelay (Image courtesy Marquis Wine Cellars)

Do you dream of Burgundy?  Pinot Noir I think reaches it’s pinnacle in finesse in Burgundy. This sit-down tasting is a great chance to learn about Burgundy from Doug Barzelay, who has spent many years studying Pinot Noir and Chardonnay…

Enjoy a Glass of Burgundy with Maison Joseph Drouhin at VanWineFest 2020

Joseph Drouhin family

Let’s welcome Maison Joseph Drouhin from Burgundy to the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Read about this winery’s long history and the wines that they will be pouring for us, in their own words. About Maison Joseph Drouhin With close to…

Bacchanalia Gala Auction Features 1983 Domaine De La Romanée Conti “La Tâche” & Harlan Estate Vertical

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner and Auction

Have you ever thought of attending the Bacchanalia Gala Auction?  Besides great food, there is great wine to drink, plus the chance to bid on fantastic wines like the 1983 Domaine De La Romanée Conti “La Tâche” & Harlan Estate Vertical. …

The School of Cool: Wine Tasting Notes from the i4C

Blind tasting Chardonnay for the Soil Smackdown

As promised I have enclosed my tasting notes for the wines I sampled at the three International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration seminars.  Many of these Chardonnay come from Ontario, but there are also wines from BC, California, Chile, France and…