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Source: jessicaharnois.com I’ve been meaning to talk to you about Jessica for a while now, a woman I affectionately nicknamed the Spokesperson of EVERYTHING. Éduc’Alcool, Trudeau, la Fête des Vendanges, SAVORI wine classes, Vins au Féminin, the Barista coffee which bears her name… It...

Source: sommfou.com We all know of an upholsterer. Someone who puts antique furniture back into shape, but without taking its past allure away, without making them look modern. These folks take it upon themselves to give objects of the past their ancient lustre. They see the faded elegance,...

Source: philreid.com Judging by the increasing amount of Christmas items for sale in dollar stores, fall is approaching. And when wine lovers think of fall, they think of refurbishing their cellar with bubbles. The wine market globalization opened the way for sparkling wines from across the...

The time has come for another rendez-vous with my readers, with their questions and inquisitions about wine at large. I draw a few letters out of my mailbag, and I try as best I can to answer all your interrogations about the world of wine. it’s always a pleasure to exchange with you on wine, so don’t...

Source: saq.com For long on my previous tribune, I was on Yvan Quirion’s case. First because, much like his predecessor at the head of the AVQ, Charles-Henri de Coussergues, he was a big proponent of the Quebec icewine method, but also because, too often, his pitch to convince consumer to buy...

Source: Pascal Robert When I look at my life path, what I have accomplished and tried in my time, and I look for a point of origin, the spark that started the fire, I think of Roger. Not Roger my dad, of whom I have spoken on the blog a few years ago. No. Roger, my uncle, teacher by vocation...

Source: leguidevert.com A few years ago, on my little sandbox of a blog, I defended loudly and proudly free interprovincial wine trade. Bill C-311 was adopted unanimously by the House of Commons under Harper rule, shovelling in the province’s yard the responsibility to make this work. It took...

Source: alchetron.com N’kosi Sikeleli, Afrika. May God bless you, Africa. Twenty-two years ago, the power of a song overthrew decades of hatred and contempt. The reprehensible apartheid regime that Afrikaners installed on a land that was never really theirs drew to an end, thanks to an...

Source: pinterest.com “I have some in my cellar…” He types up the words, but hesitates to send them off to the Web, as they seem insufficient. He knows too well that other members of this forum will reply to it, adding the number of the same bottle they have in their own cellar. Throwing at the same time the...

Source: regimea.com Did you know that Quebec is the first global market for Aligoté after France? it’s probably my fault. I love Aligoté. This juiciness that makes you turn your tongue to the sky, looking for the next sip, this subtle saltiness of herbs by the side of the river, this...