Righteous Rhône Valley Reds
May 20th 2021
The Rhône Valley might not be at the top of the most famous list but it is a region of great history, quality and value. Most Rhone reds are based on Syrah in the north and Grenache in the south. The south features blended reds often including Mourvedre or one of the 18 approved grape varieties.
Join us Thursday May 20th at 4:30 pm or 7:30 pm (PST) on Zoom for “Righteous Rhône Valley Reds!” Join Good Wine Gal, Barb Wild and Vancouver's top wine educator, Mark Shipway to learn about and enjoy white wines of Italy. Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours. A recommended list of wine and cheeses is provided.
In this online zoom session, Mark leads us through a comprehensive educational presentation. Hear the ‘what and why’ of style, quality, taste and above all, price. The presentation is followed by an interactive tasting component where we discuss the wine in our glass.
Bring a Bottle
Check it out! You'll find a recommended list of bottles from the BC Liquor Store & Marquis Wine Cellars website at the bottom of this page.
Reserve Your Spot
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E-Transfer: If you prefer to e-transfer please send it firstname.lastname@example.org for all sessions you wish to attend. Please indicate these sessions in a follow up email. A confirmation and receipt will be provided. You will receive a zoom link a couple of hours before the start of the session.
The following is a list of the wines & cheeses that suit the Rhône Valley session with some useful links to further your enjoyment of the region. All of the wines mentioned are available in our market although many are only available in selected private wine stores. Where know the agent information is included against each selection. Agents are usually eager to assist potential customers in where to source their wines.
Northern Rhône Valley
Crozes Hermitage AOC – Alain Graillot $58.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Cornas AOC – Vincent Paris Granite 60 (http://www.trialto.com/)
Southern Rhône Valley
Gigondas AOC - Château de Saint Cosme $77.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Gigondas AOC - Domaine Raspail-Ay 2016 $52.99 (https://www.libertywinemerchants.com/)
Vacqueyras AOC - Domaine Montirius (agent not known)
Vacqueyras AOC - Château des Tours (agent not known)
Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Domaine de Beaurenard - Boisrenard $119.99 (http://www.trialto.com/)
Châteauneuf-du-Pape – Domaine de Vieux Telegraph – La Crau (agent not known)
Abondance AOP – semi-hard alpine cow’s milk cheese from the Rhône-Alps.
Saint-Marcellin – soft pungent cow’s milk cheese from the Rhône-Alps (buy young version)
Check out these links for more videos on Rhône wines:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fVFKfa3ejE&t=44s