Author Archives: Nadia Dubeau

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The Rosé Olympics

August 21, 2016

Let’s talk Olympics.  More importantly, whether you’re lounging on your couch or are perched on a bar stool watching incredibly gifted athletes work their butts off, what do you have a glass of in your hand? This is the lowdown on 6 great wines to drink while you’re watching the games:  first and foremost from …

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The néw rosé?!

August 21, 2016

What IS that?! Recently, I have been seeing something a bit strange.  When walking around the squares in villages throughout France, I keep seeing the same thing.  I couldn’t figure out what people were drinking!  Almost everyone had a glass of something pink, but beer-like in front of them.  A cocktail?  A strange new beer?  …

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Saint-Tropez:  Haven of the rich and famous.  Culinary playground.  Beach paradise.  Nightclub hotspot.  The place to see and be seen. Uniquely chic, incredibly beautiful, and a must-visit summer destination…. Saint-Tropez offers an incredible food scene, with several Michelin-starred and Michelin-recommended restaurants in the area.  There are many wineries too, making rosé, of course, which is …

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Champagne Liébart-Régnier was established 55 years ago by Lucien Liébart and Georgette Régnier – a husband and wife team who created a new winery under both their names.  Lucien was in charge of winemaking, while Georgette preferred working in the vineyards, and was also a sales whiz.  The vineyards of Liébart-Régnier are all in the …

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It’s that time of year again!  The Tour de France started a few days ago and here’s what you need to know… This year, the Tour starts in Brittany, and goes down to the south, across to Montpellier, and back up the other side.  It passes right through rosé country – and we always like …

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Pinknic NYC

July 10, 2016

Pinknic NYC – Rosé for all! We are SO EXCITED for Pinknic! If you’re not caught up – Pinknic is the first of its kind – a picnic and music festival that is 100% dedicated to rosé wine.  It’s pretty spectacular… 2 days of food, music, sun, and fabulous rosé, all on scenic Governor’s Island. …

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Explore Provence: Cassis

June 25, 2016

“Anyone who has seen Paris, but hasn’t seen Cassis, hasn’t seen anything” Frédéric Mistral (1830-1914) Cassis is a charming fishing village nestled between two incredible natural rock formations that protect the village from the harsh Mistral winds.  Beautiful beaches, a scenic harbour, terraced port-side cafés, and a historical past that will astound you – all …

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Château D’Esclans is a small, quality-minded operation that was acquired by Sacha Lichine in 2006.  Sacha was born in Bordeaux, and has worked in many capacities in almost every area of the wine industry.  At 23, he was organizing luxury wine tours in France, and establishing his own business, selecting wines from the Rhone and …

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There are so many different ways to make sparkling wines: from dry, rich traditional method (also known as Champagne method) to lighter, fresher Charmat method (also known as tank method – think Prosecco), and then into a lower-alcohol, usually off-dry bubbly made in the ancestral method.  There are so many different styles, even within those …

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This summer, when you pick up that bottle of light, fresh, dry Provençal rosé, make sure you pair it right to accent it, without overwhelming its subtle flavours.  Not all rosés all built the same, but here are some recommendations for those bright, delicate wines that just scream for summer dishes. A lot of the …

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