Liz Palmer Presents a “Cognac Workshop” with Damien Bertrand of De Luze

Join us for a special “Cognac Workshop” with Damien Bertrand of De Luze Cognac!

De Luze Cognac is produced by the Boinaud family, the largest landowner in the Cognac area and who has 24 generations worth of experience distilling the world’s best “eau de vie”!

“Our delicious Cognac is distilled on lees in small pot stills, then aged in oak barrels built by our own cooper, finally, after slow aging, our master blender perfects the finial liquid which is filled into our iconic bottles.”

Following the presentation, an exclusive tasting of three different styles with the Damien Bertrand, Commercial Director of of De Luze Cognac.  Damien was born in Cognac and son of a winegrower. He in town for this special presentation!

Learn the differences in styles

Learn to taste

Learn how to read a label

 

Cognacs being tasted, include:

Cognac De Luze VS – Cognac De luze VSOP – Cognac De Luze XO

Reserve now – limited space:

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Next up:

Champagne & Chocolate Pairing [December 5th, 2017 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

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Champagne Review Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Brut Rosé Champagne


 

 

 

 

Varietal:     100% Pinot Noir
Region:      Champagne
Producer:   Laurent-Perrier Group
Style:         Rich and Complex
Alcohol:     12%

The maceration on the skins for three days provides this glorious pink color with tinges of orange; displays aromas of raspberry, red currant, cherry and citrus; on the palate – intense fruit flavors, fresh; it opens up providing an impression of plunging into a basket of freshly picked strawberries, Morello cherries and raspberries; beautifully rounded and long finish – it’s truly a gastronomic Champagne!

Notes:

  • Vintage Number: 158550
  • Ten-grands curs villages
  • Saigneé Method
  • The #1-selling rosé Champagne in the world

 

Food Pairing: 

I recommend a rack of lamb, pork, salmon, tuna, shellfish, mild and soft cheese, and dark chocolate

Rating: 93 Points

Wine Review: La Crema Sonoma Coast 2015 Pinot Noir 

 

Varietal:        Pinot Noir (100%?
Region:          Sonoma Coast
Producer:      La Crema Winery
Alcohol:         13.9%

This wine exhibits a deep ruby color with promising aromas of red cherry, blackberry and red pepper with some hints of spice; in the mouth, it offers multi-layers flavors of berries, plums, cherries with hints of blood orange and exotic spice; nicely focused finish.


Suggested Food Pairing

Beef, Veal, Game, Poultry

liz-palmer.com – October 1, 2017
Rating:  91points

Notes
Vintages#: 719435

Toronto Wine Event: Champagne and Chocolate – Yes Please! by Liz Palmer

Join us for our popular “Champagne Social’ and get some tips on pairing Champagne and chocolate from leading Champagne expert Liz Palmer.

You will learn which Champagne styles pair with which type of chocolate, while sipping on a champagne cocktail.

After a brief seminar, we will be pairing 2-3 champagne styles with various types of chocolate.

Date:  November 7, 2017

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Location: The Fine Wine Reserve, Toronto 

Registration: Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-champagne-chocolate-pairing-by-liz-palmer-tickets-38507123844

Twice a month, we offer you the opportunity to learn about champagne in a tasting guided by Award Winning Author and Dame Chevalier, Liz Palmer.

Next up:   Creating Champagne Cocktails for the Holidays [November 21 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

Champagne and French Cheese [December 5 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

Do you have questions about Champagne Workshops + Corporate Events?   
You can reach me at: liz@liz-palmer.com

Toronto Champagne Event: Japanese Food + Champagne – The Perfect Pairing!

Join us for a “Champagne Social’ and get some tips on pairing Japanese food with Champagne from leading Champagne expert Liz Palmer.

You will learn which champagne styles pair with sushi, sashimi and other Japanese cuisine, while sipping a champagne cocktail. You will see that “Japanese food comes alive with Champagne!” and that “Champagne is far more versatile as a food wine!”

After a brief seminar on tasting, we will be pairing 2-3 champagne styles with Japanese food.

Date: October 17, 2017  

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm 

Location: The Fine Wine Reserve, Toronto 

Registration: Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toronto-wine-event-japanese-food-and-champagne-the-perfect-pairing-tickets-38504408723?aff=es2

Twice a month, we offer you the opportunity to learn about champagne in a tasting guided by Award Winning Author and Dame Chevalier, Liz Palmer.

Next up:  

  • Champagne and Chocolate – [November 7 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]; and
  • Creating Champagne Cocktails for the Holidays – [November 21 – 6:30 – 8:00 pm]

Do you have questions about Champagne Workshops + Corporate Events?   
You can reach me at: liz@liz-palmer.com