Posts Tagged ‘Toronto’

SANDRO BOTTEGA AWARDED RIEDEL WINE MAKER OF THE YEAR IN TORONTO

Sandro Bottega, the owner and Managing Director of the Italian winery and distillery Bottega, will be honoured this evening with the 2018 Riedel® Winemaker of the Year Award.  Sandro Bottega will receive the award from The Cambridge Food & Wine Society, on behalf of Riedel, the Austrian crystal glassmaker who is the world leader in…

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“Christmas Kiss” Champagne Cocktail created by Liz Palmer

“Christmas Kiss” Ingredients 〜2 round ice cubes (made with Harrods Lemmon grass tea and 3-4 pink peppercorns) 〜3 oz brut Champagne 〜½ tsp of confit de champagne a la rose 〜Fresh rosemary sprigs 〜Champagne coupe Instructions Place two ice cubes into a chilled Champagne coupe, add ½ tsp of confit de champagne a la rose,…

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Toronto Event – Champagne Tips For the Holidays

  “Tis the Season for Champagne! Join us at The Fine Wine Reserve for our first Annual Holiday Event!   Champagne + Cognac + French Pastries + Appetizers + Chocolate   Champagne Food Pairing Tips + Recipes + Christmas Music by Robert Roland Further details and registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-champagne-tips-for-the-holidays-by-liz-palmer-tickets-38507123844

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Toronto Champagne Workshop: Learn About Rose Champagne

  Not only is Rosé Champagne popular, it is sophisticated and carefully crafted! At its best it combines yeasty complexity with supple fruitiness (from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes). Each champagne house has its own approach to this delightful wine style.  We will be tasting two side-by-side in this very popular workshop. To highlight…

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Toronto Champagne Workshop: From Terroir to Wine

Join award winning Author, Liz Palmer for unique champagne experiences! Liz has created a series of introductory workshops for wine enthusiasts which will stimulate your mind and your all your senses.  The first one is From Terroir To Wine Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Fine Wine Reserve 439 King Street West Toronto,…

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Liz Palmer is Guest Speaker at Charles Steven Trenholme’s Importing Wine, Beer, Spirit For Pleasure & Profit Seminar

[c attid=”5873″ aption id=”attachment_5873″ align=”alignleft” width=”2896″] Liz Palmer Wine Seminar Toronto [/caption] Liz Palmer attends Charles Steven Trenholme’s Importing Wine, Beer, Spirit for Pleasure & Profit Seminar on Saturday June 3th, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario as a guest speaker. Liz discusses her journey from wine journalist to award winning Author. She goes on to speak about…

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My Interview with Ange Aiello of iYellow Wine Club

Taking Champagne with Madame Champenoise  Liz Palmer graced the Wine Angels with her presence in the Cave (Toronto) last month to toast to the release of her new book The Ultimate Guide to Champagne. Liz’s love affair with wine began nine years ago, as she made the transition from law to a studying Somm. As we…

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Wine Review: La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2014

90/100 This is an impressive wine at price and production level; a great go-to for many occasions. This pinot noir delivers aromas of earthy notes, wild strawberry, with hints of red plum and rose petals, around a light, bright core; while remaining soft and smooth in texture and intensity; finishing with flavors of cherry, cola,…

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LCBO ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

LCBO’s Chair Edward Waitzer announced this week the appointment of Dr. George Soleas PhD to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the LCBO. “Dr. Soleas has successfully led many aspects of LCBO’s operations and built strong working relationships with suppliers and other key stakeholders.  At a time when LCBO faces significant opportunities…

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Next Generation Germany – Lunch + Tasting Toronto May 21, 2015

Wines from Germany are represented again on wine lists of top restaurants and they have gained success in national and international wine competitions. What has happened? “Next Generation Germany” – These are new generation wines, feature a reinvented taste and grape composition yet are made by traditional wine producing establishments – even some of the labels…

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CANADIAN TRUTH-IN-LABELING VICTORY APPROACHES

In the same way that a Napa wine comes only from Napa Valley, California, Champagne comes only from Champagne, France. As of January 1, 2014, Canada joins the group of nations that put truth-in-labeling first. This change in the law isolates the United States even more as over 45% of all sparkling wine are still…

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Franco Stalteri on Champagne Charlie Burger ….. by Liz Palmer

If you’ve heard of Charlie’s Burgers, the stories have most likely been shrouded in mystery and intrigue. This auspicious, boundary-pushing, word-of-mouth popup-dining destination is the brainchild of Toronto resident Franco Stalteri. I’m sitting down with Franco to discuss his latest venture “Champagne Charlie Burger” late December. Our meet-up took place at 416 Snack Bar one…

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VINTAGES’ 10TH ANNUAL AUCTION: OCTOBER 21 – 24 2011 New exclusive lot: – 6 bottles of 1911 Moët & Chandon

VINTAGES’ 10th ANNUAL AUCTION begins Friday, October 21 with a three-course dinner, and champagne reception featuring exclusive 100-point wines, including: Château Montrose 1990, Château Rieussec 2001; and Domaine de Pegau Cuvée da Capo 2000. This is a rare opportunity to experience some of the best wines in the world. Vintages Auction Details: No tickets are…

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