Toast everything Royal with a glass of 2016 Olivier Leflaive Bourgogne Les Sétilles

This ‘royal’ vintage — from a small vineyard in France’s Burgundy region — will be available exclusively at JAK’S Beer Wine & Spirits 14 locations beginning on May 17 limited quantities available.

Celebrate the royal baby by drinking like a royal: The rare chardonnay served at Meghan and Harry’s wedding is landing in BC

This ‘royal’ vintage — from a small vineyard in France’s Burgundy region — will be available exclusively at JAK’S Beer Wine & Spirits locations on May 17 at 2pm, ahead of the couple’s first anniversary on May 19.

The Making of Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine Documentary – Interview with Rudi Goldman – Michael Madrigale New York City Sommelier

“This project was going to be, and ended up being one of the greatest professional challenges in my video production career.” – Rudi Goldman – Producer/Director/Videographer WHEN DID YOU START WORKING ON THE FILM? We began shooting Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine in November 2012. Shot in stages, the film was completed in … Read more The Making of Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine Documentary – Interview with Rudi Goldman – Michael Madrigale New York City Sommelier

Quintessence Tour visits Vancouver

  On May 26 the APVSA came once again to Vancouver to present an exciting range of wines to the local wine importers and distributors. The wines are presented in a private space for an “invitation only” opportunity to taste excellent wines of the various regions of Europe. Always top quality wines that are the best … Read more Quintessence Tour visits Vancouver

French Wine Connection

Monday, May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, and this cool overcast day is not a day for Spanish wines, but it is appropriate for French wines and I’m off to the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel for the French Wine Connection, a trade tasting of wine, spirits and beer.   My plan is to focus on the … Read more French Wine Connection