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:

Next up:

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

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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, ON M5V 1K4


Also on the programme is a tasting of Champagne J. de Telmont Brut and Rose.

About Liz Palmer 

Liz Palmer is a well-respected award-winning author and wine journalist since 2004, and has an international reputation as a critic and judge. Liz has had the pleasure of interviewing and tasting with some of the industry’s leading winemakers, professors and personalities.

Liz Palmer’s articles have appeared in national and international magazines. She is one of four founding international hosts for #ChampagneDay 2011-2017; she has served as a judge for the 2013-2017 Global Traveler’s Wines on the Wing airline wine competition (New York); 2014-2017 Michelangelo International Wine Awards (South Africa) 2014-2017; and for The Stevie Awards for Women in Business (New York) (2014-2017).

Her Memberships include: Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada, Circle of Wine Writers (UK) – Circle Committee, International Federation of Wine and Spirits Journalists and Writers (FIJEV); Wine Century Club (NYC), and The Fine Wine Reserve.

2017 Awards:
Liz Palmer’s first book, “The Ultimate Guide To Champagne” has received the National Award for the best French Wine Book at the Gourmand World Awards 2017. On April 7th, 2017 she was awarded the title of “Dame Chevalier” of the Ordre de Coteaux de Champagne at an official ceremony in Paris.


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