Bordeaux on a Budget
May 27th 2021
France is the land of vine and wine! Whether it’s sabering a bottle of champagne or sipping a classic Bordeaux, once you start to explore wine you can’t get away from France’s influence. Bordeaux – possibly the most famous red wine region in the world.
Thursday May 27th at 4:30 pm or 7:30 pm (PST) on Zoom for “Bordeaux on a Budget” 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 about the interesting quality wines of Bordeaux. 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
Credit Card: Reserve below by clicking the “add to cart” button.
E-Transfer: If you prefer to e-transfer please send it email@example.com 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 play a role in our session on Bordeaux reds with some useful links to further your enjoyment of the region. All of the wines mentioned are available in the BC 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.
Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Suau 2010 – Cadillac $39.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Château Rousselle 2015 - Cotes de Bourg (https://www.libertywinemerchants.com/)
Château d'Aiguilhe 2010 – Castillon (agent not known)
Médoc & Haut- Médoc
Château La Gorce 2015 $26.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Château de Mallert 2009 $45.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Château La Lauzette Declerq 2009 $38.99 (https://www.libertywinemerchants.com/)
Château Lanessan 2016 $40.00 (BC Liquor Stores)
Pessac-Leognan & Graves
Clarence Dillon Wines - Clarendelle 2015 $29.99 (BC Liquor Stores)
Clos Floridenne 2016 $39.00 (BC Liquor Stores)
Mimolette – aged, hard, unpasteurized cow's milk cheese.
Check out these links for more info on Bordeaux wines:https://www.bordeaux.com/us