Beaujolais Wines Celebrated at BCL Consumer Event
On Saturday, October 22th 2022 the 39th & Cambie BCL Signature Liquor Store will host a special consumer tasting devoted exclusively to Beaujolais wines. Guests at the event will have an opportunity to be among the first to taste 5 wines just listed at the BCL.
Beaujolais winemakers are skilled in crafting authentic wines that express the micro-terroirs of this important French region. Wine educator Iain Philip leads a guided tasting of Beaujolais wines that focuses on the nuances of select Beaujolais crus and appellations. Guests will taste 7 Beaujolais wines, including 5 new BCL listings, paired with light cuisine from Bon Vivant Catering.
Domaine du Vieux Bourg Clos du Vieux Bourg Blanc – NEW
Chateau de Vaux Clos de Valentin – NEW
G. Duboeuf Beaujolais
La Chaize Brouilly Lieut-dit “Brulhie” – NEW
Marc Delienne Fleurie “Abbaye Road” – NEW
Domaine Longere Petillant Rose – NEW
Lightly smoked, brown butter gnocchi, cherry jus
Twice-Baked Cheese Souffle
Caramelized pears, hazelnuts
Tickets for the tastings may be purchased at the Customer Service counter of the 39th & Cambie BCL Store. The event has very limited seating, so don’t delay making your purchase!
About Inter Beaujolais: Located a stone’s throw from Lyon and the south of Burgundy, the Beaujolais vineyards stretch out over 14,500 hectares of vines claimed in 12 Beaujolais appellations where over 2000 estates, 9 wine cooperatives and 200 négociants thrive. The 12 Beaujolais appellations stand out thanks to the expression of their wines whether Festive, Expressive or Exceptional: the 100%-red crus in the north: Brouilly, Chénas, Chiroubles, Côte de Brouilly, Fleurie, Juliénas, Morgon, Moulin-à-Vent, Régnié, Saint-Amour; as well as Beaujolais and Beaujolais Villages in the south, produced in all three colours and in vin nouveau.
About Bon Vivant Catering: Partners in life and business, Chef Dino Renaerts and Sommelier Nessa van Bergen focus on marrying the joy of food and wine, with the art of providing top-notch hospitality. They are full-service catering and event specialists whose years of experience have seen them produce corporate and special occasion dinners, weddings, cocktail parties, wine tastings, and unique events for a diverse selection of clients in the Lower Mainland, Gulf Islands, Whistler, Okanagan Valley, and California.
Media release provided by Dana Lee Harris, Dana Lee Consulting Ltd.