JohnCarter

Welcome to our Website

On behalf of the 300 members of the Commanderie du Canada of the  Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, I welcome you to our new website. Here, you will discover the rich local, national and international histories of our group which dates back to 1934. I encourage you to look around and learn more about the Canadian Commanderie.  If you have … [Read More...]

Confrérie

The Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin is an international wine confraternity, created in 1934 in France to promote Burgundy wines and cuisine.  At the time of its creation, the world was still recovering from the Great Depression of 1929.  As a result, wine sales dropped significantly and … [Read More...]

Commanderie

The Canadian Commanderie was formally established in 1991 and is home to seven Sous-Commanderies in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. It is a not-for-profit, non-political association, that promotes and preserves friendly relations between the peoples of Canada … [Read More...]

Clos de Vougeot

The Confrérie’s headquarters is in Beaune, France at the historic Château du Clos de Vougeot located on a 124-acre domain, built in the 12th century by monks from the nearby Abbey of Cîteaux. Founded in 1098, the Abbey set about creating a wine domain which it would run for the next 680 … [Read More...]