The Installation, a pop-up by Tom Kundig is now open at CheckMate Artisanal Winery

   The Installation – Now Open Come experience this one-of-a-kind space.   Tom Kundig’s works begin on the edge of endless landscapes, where art, physics, nature, and industry intersect to create masterful structures.  One of America’s leading contemporary architects, Kundig has won over 50 prestigious design awards. His award winning projects include Studio House, Chicken Point Cabin, Art Stable, Tacoma…

Vinoscenti Vineyards Becomes World’s First Winery to Deploy Quini Interactive Wine Tasting and Rating System

  Wine industry expert and educator Dr. Clinton Lee ushers new era of consumer wine education, personalization and transparency in tasting rooms   Quini® (www.quiniwine.com), the leader in real-time wine tasting sensory data and technology solutions, today announced that Surrey, BC based Vinoscenti Vineyards (www.vinoscentivineyards.ca), has deployed the company’s QUINI SOMM™ platform in its tasting…

Limited General Admission tickets still available for Saturday, August 26

  Four-Day Wine and Food Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   The Wines of British Columbia is thrilled to launch its inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience weekend bringing as many as 60 BC wineries and 16 top chefs from western Canada to the Okanagan Valley August 24 through…

Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  The Summer Rosé Edition 2016 Rosé (Skaha Vineyard) Kraze Legz Kaleden, BC $19.85 Made from Merlot, this wine is pale salmon coloured with medium-light intensity. Red fruit jumps out of the glass – wild strawberries, Rainer cherries, rhubarb and watermelon. Well balanced with good mouthfeel. The flavours follow the nose. A medium-plus finish. This…

Wines of South Africa: Creating the Blend

  The South African wine industry has come a long way since 1994, with inclusivity, upliftment and growth at the forefront. While there is still much to be done, we recognize the many entities that consistently aid the well-being and positive growth of the 291,000 people employed within our industry.   Wines of South Africa…

Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

    2016 Gamay Noir Rosé (Secrest Mountain) Haywire Summerland, BC $22.90 Structured like a top quality Provencal Rosé with more pronounced aromas and flavours. Organically grown Gamay from the Secrest Vineyard in Oliver and fermented with native yeasts, this wine is cherry red with medium-intensity. The nose is bold with aromas of cherry, strawberry…

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards wins Double Gold at the San Francisco International Wine Competition 

  2013 Oldfield Series 2Bench Red awarded top accolade and 94pts     Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is proud to announce that its 2013 Oldfield Series 2Bench Red has been awarded a Double Gold designation by the San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC). Reserved for the finest wines in the world, the Double Gold rating comes…