Tag: Chianti

Flavours of Italy at BC Government Liquor Stores

Flavours of Italy logo

The¬†Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, together with¬†BC Liquor Stores, is organizing during the month of October another edition of ‚ÄúFlavours of Italy – Celebrating Italian Classics‚ÄĚ, an in-store promotion in selected BC Liquors Stores. This edition of ‚ÄúFlavours of…

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…

Top Tier Chianti Classico Wines from Italy for You

Chianti Classico experience poster

What Do You Know About Chianti Classico? ‚ÄúChianti Classico‚ÄĚ and should not be confused with ‚ÄúChianti‚ÄĚ, which is a separate denomination that surrounds Chianti Classico. In 1716, the Tuscan Grand Duke Cosimo III, established for the first time in history…

Barone Ricasoli Going Beyond; Bridging History and Technology

Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio wooden case label

Did you know that Barone Ricasoli is the oldest winery in Italy and the second oldest winery in the world?¬† Did you also know that Baron Bettino Ricasoli invented¬†the Chianti blend in 1872?¬† So much history at one winery, and…

Grandi Marchi: Italian Wines in the World in Vancouver

instituo del vino italiano di qualita grandi marchi

I’d say that this is a top drop event, with wines from Italy only.¬† The Grandi Marchi, is a collaboration of winemakers across Italy supporting the best qualities and distinct wine making culture of Italy.¬† All the wineries are family-owned,…

3 Wines for You From Spain, Italy and Germany

My Karp Riesling, Eternum Viti, and Quercione Chianti wines

Here are three wines from three different regions of the Old World. ¬†All really well made. ¬†I received these wines as a part of the portfolio selection from one of our local wine agencies, Patagonia Imports. When most people think…