TASTE Winter 2022-23

winter 2022/2023

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Country of Origin refers to where the product comes from.

PIPER-HEIDSIECK CUVÉE BRUT CHAMPAGNE France $69.99 462432 When Florens-Louis Heidsieck fell in love with a woman from the Champagne region over 200 years ago, a Champagne legacy was born. Celebrate the people you love and the moments you cherish with a timeless glass of white peaches, citrusy apples, pears, orange blossom and toasty brioche.

Dry includes many popular red wines (e.g. Bordeaux, Chianti, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir) and white wines (e.g. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio). Sparkling wines labelled as Brut will also be very dry on the palate. In the former codes, wines would have been labelled as 00. Dry wines have less than 5g of residual sugar per litre. Semi-Dry wines have a hint of sweetness in the mouth and include many Pinot Gris, Rieslings, Gewürztraminers and California reds. In the former codes, wines would have been labelled as 01 to 02. Semi-dry wines have 6g to 24g of residual sugar per litre. Sweet wines will have noticeable sweetness but not enough to be considered dessert wines. Many Moscatos and German wines labelled with the terms Spätlese or Auslese will be included. In the former codes, wines would have been labelled as 03 to 07. Sweet wines have 25g to 79g of residual sugar per litre. Very Sweet wines include the famous dessert wines of the world like Sauternes, Tokaji Aszú, port and sweet sherries. In the former codes, wines would have been labelled as 08 to 10. Very sweet wines have greater than 80g of residual sugar per litre.


New products have been in market for three months or less.

BCL Select products are only available at BCLIQUOR stores.

BC VQA Wines with the BC VQA designation are 100 percent grown, made and bottled in BC. VQA stands for

Vintners Quality Alliance.

BC Craft Beer is BC-made and small-batch.

BC Spirits are distilled and bottled in BC.

Ontario VQA Wine, similar to BC VQA, Ontario VQA wines are 100 percent grown, made and bottled in Ontario.

TASTE Magazine is printed on 10 percent recycled paper using 100 percent vegetable ink.

Organic products with this designation are certified organic.

Kosher products with this designation are certified kosher.

To inquire about advertising opportunities, please contact Susanne Knight at taste.magazine@bcliquorstores.com. Prices are subject to change without notice. In the event of any error or omission published in this magazine, the product description and display price in the liquor store will prevail. Products in this publication will be available as of November 2022, unless otherwise noted. Quantities may be limited. Items with very limited quantities are distributed only to Signature BCLIQUOR stores. Visit bcliquorstores.com to locate any products sold at BCLIQUOR stores and for up-to- date pricing information. Prices do not include taxes or container deposit.


FESTIVE MAINS Looking for an alternative to turkey? Here are four festive options for the star of the feast.


The perfect gifts or pours for any situation this holiday season.

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22 CHAMPAGNE, THE CHAMP Nothing says “celebration” like Champagne! 27 PERFECT PAIRINGS WITH TURKEY Delicious pairings for your holiday turkey.

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