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  • Thanks to François Chartier, DO Cava provides scientific proof that Cava is the very best ally to gastronomy

    February 5, 2020

    DO Cava and the prestigious Canadian sommelier François Chartier have been the main attraction at Barcelona Wine Week (BWW), which is taking place at the Montjuïc trade fair centre in Barcelona until today. Chartier gave a talk in which he presented the ambitious, pioneering study “Cava, universal harmony” together with the President of DO Cava, Javier Pagés.

  • A glass of sherry with Einstein?

    April 5, 2019

    François Chartier talks about is passion for sherry wines, live from Jerez! and he’s waiting for you on the 28th and 29th of May at the Copa de Jerez

  • Sí, unos macarrones con café

    July 5, 2018

    The project of aromatic visits, “Smell To See Picasso”, created by Francois Chartier (with the collaboration of SONY Aromastic of Tokyo), for the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, project that the Créateur d’harmonies of Canada has also evolved into a menu 10 services inspired by this picasian olfactory fresco, presented in Barcelona at the Michelin-starred restaurant Caelis, and commented once again in the Spanish press, this time by the most renowned Catalan gastronomic journalists

  • “SMELL TO SEE PICASSO” by François Chartier

    June 26, 2018

    The Canadian “Créateur d’Harmonies” François Chartier has been mandated by the Director of the famous Picasso museum of Barcelona to create an aromatic sensory journey, inspired by 10 works (sculptures and paintings) of Picasso, selected by Chartier.

  • Smell to see Picasso; an unforgettable experience

    June 26, 2018

    Coverage in the news paper El National, published in Spain

  • Pushing The Boundaries of Chocolate Pairing

    February 1, 2018

    The Cacao Collective event organised by Cacao Barry in London, at the London Edition Hotel gathered 40 Chefs from prestigious venues in London and further afield, on Monday 29th of January 2018. Inspiration and pushing the boundaries of taste were the key words of this evening brightened up by two masters in this domain; Francois Chartier :Best Sommelier of the World in 1994 and author of award winning books, and Andres Lara: Cacao Barry Chef renowned for his worldwide experience including some iconic venues such as El Bulli or Noma, to name just a few.

  • Chartier’s World Tour With Cacao Barry

    January 27, 2018

    In 2018, this “Créateur d’harmonies” will launch a world tour. He’ll be sharing the results of his chocolate research on five continents at press conferences to be held by Cacao Barry. The tour will reach London on January 29, Berlin on April 17 during the World Chocolate Master Cup*, and Lyon on June 4. It will run until 2019 with stops in Paris, Madrid, Milan, Miami, and Chicago.

  • CHARTIER CREATES HARMONIES IN BARCELONA – Groupe Nomo

    July 11, 2017

    In Spain further still, Groupo Nomo – comprised of 7 restaurants – celebrated its 10th anniversary by pairing four wines from Chartier Créateur d’Harmonies with dishes created with François Chartier and chef Naoyuki Haginoya. The collaboration occurred in Barcelona on April 3rd during a media event, which Chartier animated in Spanish.

  • CHOCOLATE X WINE ; a collaboration by Ramon Morato (creative director Cacao Barry) and François Chartier “Créateur d’harmonies”

    May 22, 2017

    In September, François Chartier presented the results of his aromatic science to the renowned pastry arts association Relais Desserts during its international seminar in Yssingeaux (France) together with Philippe Bertrand and Ramon Morató.