The Friday Files: News & Notes From Canada’s Wine Scene

Véronique Rivest shares her love for German Rieslings in La Presse.

Le Grand Prix is in full force in Montreal. To help celebrate, I talk about two of my favourite bottles of bubble at Radio-Canada television show Par Ici L’été. Bloopers and all!

Farmer’s markets are now in full swing across the country. Take a look at Kurtis Kolt’s article in The Georgia Straight on his favourite wine picks for your farmer's market finds.

On June 11th, Metrovino, one of Calgary's best wine stores, is putting on a tasting to feature the characterful and well-priced wines from Catalunya, Spain.

Toronto Wine and Spirit Festival takes place from June 18th until June 20th.

Tickets for Quebec ‘Sherbrooke t’en bouche un coin’ are on sale. From June 12th,  until June 14th,  20 local chefs and 5 chefs from Montpellier host some great culinary events.


Michelle Bouffard is a wine educator and journalist who splits her time between Montréal & Vancouver. She co-owns the Vancouver-based company ‘house wine’ and is the president of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers. She Tweets @michellebwine and Instagrams @michellebouffard.

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