Discover the Recipes from the Three Top Winners of the «Great Chef Challenge Chartier Ribera del Duero & Cacao Barry», and the 7 Honorary Prize Winners
March 15, 2016
The final round of the GREAT CHEF CHALLENGE RIBERA DEL DUERO CHARTIER AND CACAO BARRY was held on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at the Salon International des Vins et Spiritueux de Québec.
November 3, 2015
François Chartier is one of the most accomplished and passionate people in the world of wine and food (respectively and together!).
A fourth Chartier wine added to the Vins Harmonie range at IGA: L’Épicé Noir, a Spanish red that will woo everyone!
August 27, 2015
Following the undeniable success of the first three wines in François Chartier’s Vins Harmonie range, the “Créateur d’harmonies” is delighted to introduce a fourth wine to their range: L’Épicé Noir, a Spanish red wine made from very old vines, between 45 and 65 years old, from Campo de Borja D.O.. It is a most aromatic, ample, juicy, one might even say plump, with blended tannins but devoid of woody notes and chock-full of red fruit and spices. It is available exclusively at IGA stores in Québec starting August 27, 2015.
May 20, 2015
Speaking of specific, Taste Buds & Molecules by François Chartier, a VERY SPECIFIC book released this year on how food works with wine on a molecular level led to this meal.
May 19, 2015
François Chartier was destined to study architecture like his older brother. But in 1982, during a summertime job, his life totally changed in Mont-Tremblant while he was working as a busboy.
March 27, 2015
Quebec director Kim Nguyen takes a sharp left turn, following up his Oscar-nominated 2012 film Rebelle with Le nez (The Empire of Scents), a meandering documentary on our sense of smell – inspired by Quebec wine expert François Chartier’s book Taste Buds and Molecules: The Art and Science of Food and Wine.
The Empire of Scents, inspired by the book Taste Buds and Molecules arrives in theaters in Québec and all around the world.
March 25, 2015
Inspired by François Chartier’s ground breaking book Taste Buds and Molecules – The Art and Science of Food with Wine, the documentary film directed by Kim Nguyen – who earned a nomination in the Best Foreign Movie category at the 2013 Oscars for his movie Rebelle – takes us on a fascinating journey around the globe in a quest to understand aromas and our relationship with them. The movie will shown in the following Québec theaters starting March 27: Cinéma Beaubien in Montréal ; Station Vu (8075 Rue Hochelaga #201, Montréal) ; Cinéma Le Clap, Québec City. More theaters will be added in April.
March 24, 2015
Taste Buds and Molecules by Quebecois sommelier Francois Chartier is a fascinating read into the world of food and wine matching based on molecular compounds and their aromas rather than the tried and true method of pairings based on contrasts, complements, and regionality.
March 8, 2015
It is with great excitement that François Chartier «Créateur d’harmonies» and Cacao Barry announce the names of the three chefs who have earned a spot in the finals of the very first edition of THE GREAT CHEF CHALLENGE RIBERA DEL DUERO CHARTIER AND CACAO BARRY that will take place before a live audience on Sunday, March 15th, 2015, at 2 p.m., at the Salon International des Vins et Spiritueux de Québec.
“Selections Chartier goes where no wine has gone before” and win with Sid Lee a Bronze Grand Prize at the Cassies 2015!
February 20, 2015
The brand promoted the world’s first “pairing-centric” range of wines and exceeded its first-year target within the first four months.