GOODS: Year Of The Rabbit Arrival Uncorks Thumper Vintage Bottles At “Market”

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The GOODS from Market by Jean-Georges

Vancouver, BC | February 3, 2011 begins the Chinese New Year – “Year of the Rabbit”. The rabbit is the fourth of 12 Chinese animal astrological signs, and primarily represents tranquility and calm. The rabbit is considered a lucky sign and the year ahead is said to be one to ‘catch your breath’ and ‘calm your nerves’. But MARKET by Jean-Georges sommelier, David Tremblay, wants to take your breath away with rare vintages from “Years of the Rabbit”…

’99 Brut Champagne, Pol Roger, France (1.5 Litre) – $400. (excluding tax)

’99 Beaune 1er Cru,, Maison Louis Jadot, Burgundy, France  – $111.

’99 Harlan Estate, Oakville, Napa Valley, California – $1350. (3 bottles only)

’99 Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Quintarelli, Veneto, Italy – $357.

’87 Côte-Rôtie, E. Guigal ‘La Turque’, Rhône Valley, France – $1200. (1 bottle only)

’99 Port LBV, Smith Woodhouse, Douro Valley, Portugal 750ml  (Bottle $104. or by the Glass $13)

About the Shangri-La

  • Black Truffle Pizza
  • Restaurant Manager - Brittany Anderson
  • Tuna Tartare
  • Steamed Shrimp Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
  • Seared Scallops, Caramalized Cauliflower
  • Seasonal Terrace
  • Bubbles, Beats & Brunch on MARKET Terrace
  • Brown Butter Waffle
  • Market by Jean-Georges
  • Express Lunch - Grilled Pork Loin
  • Shangri-La Vancouver_MARKET By Jean-Georges Bar
  • MARKET Bar
  • Beet Salad
  • Beef Tenderloin, Carrots and Miso
  • Bathrooms
  • B.C. Blueberry Caipirinha

Opened January 24, 2009, Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver is set in Vancouver’s downtown core, located at 1128 West Georgia, at the intersection of West Georgia and Thurlow Street. The hotel occupies the first 15 floors of a new 61-storey landmark building, a multi-purpose complex built incorporating innovative residential living, high-end retail shopping, signature restaurants and an outdoor public art space curated by the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 65 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands with a rooms inventory of over 28,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has over 40 projects under development in Austria, Canada, mainland China, France, India, Macau, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Seychelles, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information or reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at


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  1. wonder if the tasting notes of the two vintages jive with the elements of the year of the rabbit: ’99 Earth Rabbit – earthy/balanced/well-grounded, ’87 Fire Rabbit – fiery/volatile/unpredictable!