Gifts of Gratitude

Posted by Samantha D on Mar 09, 2022

As we approach the second anniversary of pandemic restrictions it is becoming abundantly clear to us that showing appreciation for our clients, loved ones, and greater communities is vital. Small and local businesses across the province and country have been feeling the crunch to stay afloat; even so, many have also proven to be resilient and have pivoted in creative ways despite the obstacles of the last two years. The great fortune of living in a city like Vancouver is there is no shortage of …
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2021: Year in Wine

Posted by E-Commerce Manager on Jan 04, 2022

Let's look back at the bottles that made the year we call "2021"2021 was eventful to say the least. Like 2020, it was a year that managed to bring its own surprises. You may recognize some familiar bottles in each list, in addition to new categories like beer and spirits. These are the most popular bottles sold in terms of unique purchases:Grower Champagne: 1. Champagne Gaston Chiquet Tradition Premier Cru Brut 750ml 2. Champagne Gaston Chiquet Rose Premier Cru 750ml 3. Cham …
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Chateau La Grande Clotte

Posted by Marquis Wine Cellars on Aug 24, 2021

Chateau La Grande Clotte has an interesting history. The vineyard was owned by a family in Paris who really did not care much about the vines, so they hired the well-known consultant Michel Rolland take care of the vineyard and make the wine. This changed in 2015 when when current owners Matthieu and Julie Mercier came looking to purchase a domaine in Bordeaux’s Right Bank. The Merciers had been living and working for several years right here in British Columbia, where they managed the ic …
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