Flying For Flavour – Episode 3

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Your host, Stephanie Piché, serves up interviews, recipes, tips and the occasional bar-side chat…

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Nova Scotia Wines – Part 2

Episode Notes

A note from Stephanie…

I am excited to share this behind-the-scenes look at Benjamin Bridge – a true Canadian superstar winery! The entire team was so gracious and passionate about their wines that it was only fitting to showcase them in their own episode.

Note: If you are just finding this podcast page through a Google search and haven’t listened to it…you can either click on the YouTube link found below (with the logo), click on the red box on the bottom to see ALL the episode links OR just look for us on iTunes (link is above)!

Contributors

Jean-Benoit Deslauriers – Head Winemaker at Benjamin Bridge

Scott Savoy – Head Viticulturist at Benjamin Bridge

Devon McConnell-Gordon – General Manager at Benjamin Bridge

Ashley McConnell-Gordon – Business Manager at Benjamin Bridge

…and special thanks to…

Gillian Mainguy – Wines of Nova Scotia

 

Recipes

Here is a terrific little recipe to go along with your bottle of Nova 7…

Spicy Snapper Cakes

AND, we have included another recipe in the next issue of the Flying For Flavour newsletter coming out October 1st. Click here to sign up!

 

Bonus Interviews or Videos (in YouTube format)

Resources & Links

Here is the link to Benjamin Bridge’s website…Happy Browsing! (And hopefully, Happy Tasting!)

Benjamin Bridge

Here are the provincial links (in Canada) to find their wines nearest you…

Alberta

Benjamin Bridge Brut Rosé 
Crush Imports (select private retailers in Calgary, Canmore and Edmonton)

British Columbia

Benjamin Bridge – Tidal Bay Nova Scotia 2015
Crush Imports (select private stores and restaurants)

Manitoba

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7
Benjamin Bridge Vero
Benjamin Bridge Méthode Classique NV
Banville & Jones

New Brunswick

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7
Benjamin Bridge NV
Benjamin Bridge Riesling
Benjamin Bridge Tidal Bay

Newfoundland

Benjamin Bridge Vero
Benjamin Bridge Tidal Bay
Benjamin Bridge Nova 7
Benjamin Bridge NV Sparkling
Benjamin Bridge Cabernet Franc Rosé
Dialog Wines

Ontario

Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2016
Benjamin Bridge Brut Sparkling Wine 2011
Lifford Wine & Spirits

PEI

Benjamin Bridge Methode Classique NV
Benjamin Bridge Tidal Bay
Benjamin Bridge Nova 7
Benjamin Bridge Methode Classique Brut

Quebec

Benjamin Bridge Brut Reserve 2010
Benjamin Bridge Vero 2014
Benjamin Bridge Nova 7 Sparkling 2015
Benjamin Bridge – Tidal Bay Nova Scotia 2015
Benjamin Bridge Brut 2011
Benjamin Bridge Brut 2009
Vins Balthazard

Saskatchewan

Crush Imports

Yukon

YLC

Nova Scotia

Bishop’s Cellar
Harvest Wines & Spirits
Cristall Wine Merchants
Rockhead Wine and Beer Market
Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market

…their NSLC obviously carry 36 different wines from Benjamin Bridge…

Click here for the search results!

…and for those in the Northwest Territories OR outside of Canada, here is the link to Wine-searcher…

Click here for the Wine Searcher results!

…and if you want more information about the wine region itself, please visit…

Wines of Nova Scotia

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