Tag: Tannat

Getting Insights on Argentinean Malbec and More with Alberto Arizu from Luigi Bosca

Luigi Bosca Malbec 2016 and Malbec Terroir Los Miradores 2016 in glasses for us to taste

The Luigi Bosca family has a 120 history of growing grapes and producing wines in Mendoza, Argentina.聽 Alberto Arizu the great-grandson for the Luigi Bosca winery spoke to us today about the history of the winery, the family, and the…

LATIN PASSION FOR TERROIR at La Terrazza for VanWineFest 2018

Latin Passion for Terroir menu

This special dinner at La Terrazza for Vancouver International Wine Festival we were able to experience the synergy of wines from Spain, Italy and Uruguay,聽evoking passion along with the culinary treasures created by Chef Gennaro Iorio. We sampled wines from…

VanWineFest 2017 – 15 Wine Picks from Around the World

Beside the theme country every year in the Festival Tasting room of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there are all the other wineries from countries around the world offering their wines for you to try. 聽Below are 15聽wines that I…

Bodega Garz贸n – More Than Tannat From Uruguay

Bodega Garz贸n banner

When someone mentions wine from Uruguay, there is usually one of two responses: I don’t like Tannat, it’s too tannic, Uruguay makes wine? Bodega Garz贸n 聽from Uruguay hopes to wipe out both of these responses聽by bringing their wines to you…

9 Wines You Should Try at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017

Needle in a haystack courtesy t_buchtele

Do you know how many wines will be presented at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2017 Tasting Room? 聽Around 800. 聽Picking wines you really would like to try in your 3聽hours of wine tasting would be like finding a needle…

Have You Tried Iconic French Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival?

Iconic French wines in glasses

Iconic wines from France.聽 Your mind probably jumped to Bordeaux, Burgundy, or Champagne.聽 But there are iconic wines across each of the wine regions of France.聽 During this seminar at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, we were introduced to an…

My Marquis Wine Cellars Social Media Tasting 2012 Notes

Being social has it’s privileges.聽 One such privilege is being invited to Marquis Wine Cellar’s Social Media tasting in downtown Vancouver.聽 A small, intimate affair with other social media wine and food bloggers; we get to try some new and…