A Tasting of Wines from Italy

The best part for me is to try wines from regions that I am unfamiliar with.

Kitchen Table Restaurants Announces New Venetian-Inspired ‘giovane bacaro’ in Vancouver, BC

Award-winning BC-based hospitality group Kitchen Table Restaurants will transport locals and future visitors alike on a sensory tour of Northern Italy when it opens the doors of its new Venetian-inspired wine bar giovane bacaro on the lobby level at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel this spring.

Blind wine tasting with Vinum & Cibus Italici Consortium with Town Hall Brands

The blind tasting and seminar did not disappoint and I came away with a better understanding into the wines of Veneto and the Vinum & Cibus Italici Consortium.

Veneto Wines on the Rise in British Columbia

  Valpolicella and Prosecco wines complement BC wine culture   The Veneto region of Northern Italy includes the dynamic and history-rich wine centres of Valpolicella and Prosecco: Valpolicella DOC and DOCG wines and Prosecco Superiore DOCG. In recent months and years, the two complementary regions have joined forces to invest resources in trade and media events across … Read more

Valpolicella 2016

The Valpolicella appellation of north-eastern Italy is located just north of the city of Verona in the Veneto region and just east of Lake Garda.   This is a land of rolling hills covered in vines, olive and cherry trees. This region is steeped in history with impressive villas.   The wines here are made from … Read more

Giusti – Where Italy and Canada Come Together

For those of you that attended the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there was a winery from Italy showing off their range of Proseccos.  And it had a Canadian connection that I did not know about.  The winery in question is Giusti Wine, from Veneto, Italy. Veneto is known for their Proseccos, Italian style bubble that … Read more

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