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Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

Current events + our random ramblings on wine, sake and the lovely cities we call home.

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Posts Tagged ‘Champagne’

Bubbles All Around!

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Historically in Northeastern France, the cold weather would halt fermentation during the winter months, leaving it to restart in the As a result, we have today’s delicious and wonderful sparkling white wine, Champagne. The region of Champagne is dominated by many of the big brands we know today, such as Möet & Chandon or Veuve […]

TLG Annual Portfolio Tasting 2017 | Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

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Surrounded by many wine and sake lovers, we had another very successful portfolio tasting! Our annual event was joined by three guest breweries: Kazunari Shata of Tengumai Shata Shuzo, Munetaka Nakashima of Kozaemon Brewery, and Sato Mayumi of Hakkaisan Brewery. We also had Nina Saulnier Blache of SBC Wine & Sake from France, who joined […]

Hanami

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written by Mariko Tajiri ~ If you’re in Japan in the Spring, there are a few things you should be doing. First, there are the cherry blossoms. Everyone talks about them because they’re like nothing you’ve seen before and you should go see them. Better yet, have a picnic under the blooming trees because that’s […]

Christmas in Japan = KFC?

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By Mariko Tajiri The holidays is a time of year when family and friends gather around – what else – food. I grew up with roast beef (my favourite) alongside big bowls of chirashi-sushi and soy sauce at the dinner table on Christmas Eve. Awkward conversations, ever-so drunken uncles and aunts, everyone’s got memories of […]

Champagne Geoffroy & Champagne Vilmart & Cie – Vancouver Visit 2016 | Wine

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This year, Champagne Geoffroy & Champagne Vilmart & Cie visited Vancouver this year. They showcased their wonderful grower champagnes, and shared with us their passion for winemaking. Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy and Laurent of Vilmart, are both the winemakers of their own domaines. We had a lovely evening hosted by Zest Japanese Restaurant on November 7th, pairing […]

Your Champagne Personality Discovered Here!

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Written by Van Doren Chan Do you judge a bottle of Champagne by it looks? Do you remember the last time you wanted to buy a bottle for celebration and had no idea where to begin? We’ve redefined a template to match characteristics of Champagnes with your personal tastes. Champagnes – they are more mysterious than […]