Tag: Chateau Pesquie

Karl MyWinePal with Frédéric Chaudière

Let’s Talk Wine, Viticulture and More with Frédéric Chaudière from Château Pesquié

 mywinepal  September 10, 2021

Today I have another lesser-known AOC in the southern Rhone Valley – AOC Ventoux.  You may be very familiar with one of the wineries from AOC Ventoux, Château Pesquié.  Their wine labels in solid blocks of colour should be very familiar to you when you check on the shelves in the BC Liquor Stores and elsewhere across Canada.  I have…

Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019

Have You Tried Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from AOC Ventoux?

 mywinepal  August 19, 2021

Today I am pleased to open and taste a bottle of Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from the Ventoux AOC. A wine made with 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. I will be interviewing one of the owners, Frédéric Chaudière, about his wine and about the AOC Ventoux. The AOC is very interesting as Mont Ventoux controls the temperature of the…

Bacchanalia Gala Dinner and Auction at VanWineFest 2020

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

 mywinepal  February 24, 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 the event and the results of their auction.  Enjoy. ~~~ VANCOUVER, BC (February 24, 2020) — The Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction,…

Rhone Around The World placemat with wines

Rhône Around The World Seminar at VanWineFest 2019

 mywinepal  March 7, 2019

As stated by the Vancouver International Wine Festival, “Rhône grapes have made an indelible mark in their native region in France, but are now being grown successfully throughout the wine world. While Syrah, Grenache, Viognier, Marsanne, and Roussanne have unique varietal expressions, they also partner well in a blend. This seminar takes you from Australia to North America’s West Coast…

Icon Fine Wines and Spirits

Icon(ic) Portfolio Recommendations

 mywinepal  April 8, 2016

Icon Fine Wines & Spirits is a wine and spirit agency located in Yaletown that features predominantly family-owned boutique wine produced from major wine regions of the world, as well as niche spirits and imported craft beer.  I was invited recently to try the latest wines, and vintages, in their portfolio.  Following are some of my favourite wines from the…

My March 2013 IVSA Wine Picks

 mywinepal  April 13, 2013

I look forward to the Import Vintners & Spirits Association (IVSA) Trade tasting.  You get to try the new wines, liquor, and beer coming into the BC market, and be the first to tell you what to search out in your local wine shop, or BC government liquor store.  With the latest IVSA, here are my picks.  I hope you…