Tag Archives: Château des Charmes

Generation Seven 2012 Nouveau: A Wine Review and Further Thoughts on Nouveau Wines

I’m a little late to the party, with this, but I really liked the Generation Seven Nouveau, a young, 2012 gamay produced by the Bosc family, the folks at Château des Charmes. It was released on November 15, the Thursday on which Beaujolais Nouveau is also unleashed on the wine-drinking world. Why produce a Nouveau when [...]
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Post-TasteCamp North interviews: Diane Letulle of the Wine Lover’s Journal

TasteCamp North, held on both the Canadian and the American side of the Niagara river on May 13-15, was a lot of fun and very instructive for the thirty-some wine bloggers and writers present. Pursuing a tradition started by Lenn Thompson for the first two TasteCamps, held in his home turf of New York State, [...]
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Ready for TasteCamp North: What’s So Great About Niagara, Anyway?

Friday, May 13, will mark the beginning of TasteCamp North, a three-day exploration of Niagara wine country, on both sides of the Canada-USA border. 40 wine lovers from as far as Colorado, Indiana and Nova Scotia will start tasting, spitting, evaluating, tweeting and blogging about the wines, the region and the people who turn local [...]
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Key partners announced for TasteCamp North, taking place in Niagara in May.

Over the last few months, Rick Van Sickle, Suresh Doss and myself have been working hard with Lenn Thompson and others to organize TasteCamp North, the third edition of TasteCamp and the first one to take place outside the United States. We can’t wait to get a great group of bloggers up in the Niagara [...]
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Marking the calendar for TasteCamp North (May 2011, Niagara)

I’ve rarely had so many things scheduled so far ahead. I have things penciled into my calendar until late 2011, easily. A funny feeling for a freelancer who has mostly seen his schedule evolve on a month to month basis. It’s good to be planning, however, especially for events like TasteCamp North, taking place in the [...]
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