Tag: Moet & Chandon

Moet & Chandon champagne on ice

About Champagne and 15 Champagne Cocktails

 mywinepal  February 18, 2023

What do you know about Champagne, other than its bubbles and high quality?  Do you know where the Champagne region is located in France? How the 360 Champagne Houses and 16,100 growers get the bubbles in the bottle?  Which grapes are permitted to make Champagne? Or that 297.6 million bottles of Champagne were shipped around the world in 2019?  Let…

Champagne and Art Nouveau

The Relationship Between Champagne and Art Nouveau

 mywinepal  September 7, 2022

Art and wine, but especially Champagne, has long been intertwined.  I think one of the greatest relationships between Champagne and art is during the La Belle Époque and Art Nouveau, which occurred starting in the late 1870’s and ending at the start of World War I.  This art was very organic and nature-inspired in shapes. The term Art Nouveau was…

Belvedere Bespoke

Personalized Bottle Engravings at BC Liquor Stores

 mywinepal  November 29, 2020

In case you are wondering what to buy someone that has everything, how about a personalized engraved wine or spirits bottle?  Select BC Liquor Stores are offering this service.  Here is their announcement.  Enjoy! ~~~ BELVEDERE BESPOKE AND MOËT & CHANDON BOTTLE PERSONALIZATIONSaturday, December 5 and December 121:00pm to 5:00pm | 39TH & CAMBIEGive the perfect gift this holiday season with…

BC Liquor Stores sparkling wine

BC Liquor Stores Sparkling Wine Suggestions

 mywinepal  December 27, 2019

Here are some BC Liquor Store suggestions for sparkling wines.  I particularly like the Taittinger Champagne, Bottega prosecco, and Fitzpatrick Family sparkling from BC. Check out these brilliant options to celebrate the end of the year!

Cuvee Jean Louis Blanc de Blancs and Charles de Frere Brut Merite

My Latest Wine Picks from Charton-Hobbs’ Portfolio

 mywinepal  September 13, 2015

After summer holidays are over and you are all relaxed from the sun, food, and wine with family and friends, September comes around.  For the wine trade, this is the start of the busy season leading up to Christmas, and with this there are many agency portfolio tastings.  I attended two portfolio tastings this past week, and I’m here to…

A selection of Champagne de Venoge on ice

Need a Sparkling Wine for the Holidays?

 mywinepal  December 23, 2013

Over the past year, I’ve been lucky to try sparkling wine from around the world through various trade tastings. I’d like to share my favourite sparkling wines with you from 2013, so that you can enjoy them too for the holidays and of course New Year’s eve. Cheers! French Champagne Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial NV, France ($71.99) – Off…


My Wine Suggestions for the Holidays 2013

 mywinepal  November 28, 2013  1 Comment on My Wine Suggestions for the Holidays 2013

Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to try many wines from around the world, in many different styles.  Out of my recommendations from the year, here are my picks that I think will make the holiday season more festive.  I tried to pick wines from most price points and all corners of the world. I also only picked…

Champagne flight from Charton Hobbs

Krug Anyone? My Charton Hobbs Portfolio Tasting

 mywinepal  October 21, 2013

Portfolio tastings with a wine agency is always very fun and interesting as you get to taste the range of their wines and spirits at one time.  This was my first Charton Hobbs Portfolio tasting, so I was not aware of all the wines and spirits that they handled.  I was quite impressed.  They arranged the wines by table, with…