INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DINNER RAISES $10,774 FOR FOUNDRY KELOWNA, KARIS SUPPORT SOCIETY & SLOW FOOD CANADA

The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is proud to announce that her recent International Women’s Day collaboration dinner on March 8 has generated a donation of $10,774.30 for Foundry Kelowna, KARIS Support Society and Slow Food Canada.   The special 5-course wine-paired dinner at Tantalus Vineyards united Chefs from British Columbia and Alberta with wine…

ALL-FEMALE CHEF LINE-UP UNITE FROM OKANAGAN & ALBERTA FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DINNER

  On March 8, International Women’s Day is being marked with a special 5-course collaborative fundraising dinner by The Paisley Notebook at Tantalus Vineyards in Kelowna. All profits from the second annual dinner will be donated to Foundry Kelowna/Canadian Mental Health Association Kelowna, Karis Support Society and Slow Food Canada.     This year’s celebration will bring together the culinary talents of Aman Dosanj (The Paisley Notebook, Kelowna), Leah Massey (Biera, Edmonton), Erin…

Le Vieux Pin – Michelin Restaurants

Le Vieux Pin Wines Added to Michelin Restaurant Lists   The Okanagan’s Le Vieux Pin is celebrating recent and ongoing inclusion on the wine lists of several international Michelin starred restaurants including:   *           The Table Kevin Fehling (Germany)             Kevin Fehling is the youngest  European 3 Michelin starred chef ever  …

BC SYRAH NAMED WINE OF THE YEAR

Le Vieux Pin Winery’s flagship wine: 2012 Équinoxe Syrah was just given the top spot on Icon Wines: ‘Top 20 Wines of the Year’ annual list. Making it the first Syrah in it’s price range to be named ‘Wine of the Year’. A very big accomplishment by the winery team. “…also one of the rarest…

Celebration of Le Vieux Pin 10th Vintage

 Pairing Le Vieux Pin Elegant Wines with Savoury German Cuisine    Vancouver’s Bauhaus Restaurant is teaming up with the Okanagan’s Le Vieux Pin for a New World twist on two seminal European culinary cultures.    On Tuesday, October 27 2015, Bauhaus will host a five-course dinner.  Guests will enjoy premium bottles from Le Vieux Pin,…

A new star is born!

Celebrating the Inaugural release of Syrah Cuvée Classique.   It’s big, it’s powerful. Cuvée Classique shows the dark, savory side of Syrah. It is all about the spice, pepper notes and darker fruit profile that this noble grape variety can show us, when cared for and grown in select terroir. According to Chinese philosophy, yin and yang, which…

It’s the End of the Harvest at La Stella

THE VINES ARE PICKED, GRAPES ARE CRUSHED AND WE’RE ANTICIPATING ONE LUSCIOUS HOLIDAY SEASON! As the weather turns from balmy to crisp, the days go from long to short, and frost kisses the vines, it’s easy to get excited about the upcoming holiday season. One of our favourite parts about Fall is when the fruit…

LaStella and Le Vieux Pin Wineries Vertical Tasting

There are several types of wine tastings including blind tastings, horizontal tastings and vertical tastings.  A vertical tasting is when you taste the same wine from the same winery, but from different, usually sequential, years.  In contrast, a horizontal tasting is the same varietal and the same year but from different wineries and a blind…

Le Vieux Pin – A Rare Couple of Releases

2014 harvest is now over across the valley, minus the ice wine harvest that our colleagues are busy with. While is too soon to be definitive, 2014 is shaping up to be a classic South Okanagan vintage: hot summer days, cold nights, dry conditions and a steady late indian summer ensured perfect ripeness of both sugars and…

LAST CALL FOR ALCOHOL

  Le Vieux Pin Winery gets ready for the new vintage of their Sauvignon Blanc and announces a Last call on their 2013 stock. Le Vieux Pin Winery is doing a last call on the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc as they get ready to produce the 2014. Rasoul Salehi, General Manager said: “From what we see…

SAVOUR SUMMER

THE HEAT WAVES OF SUMMER ARE NOT OVER – WHICH MEANS OUTDOOR PARTIES, AL FRESCO DINING AND BBQ SEASON CONTINUES!   Save our flagship reds for events where there is the time to give them the attention they deserve and instead look to our Petit Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Ava, the perfect pairings for a…

August Summer Celebration Promo: Le Vieux Pin Petit Blanc

The whole is truly greater than sum of the parts. Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Viognier and few other aromatic varieties come together to tantalize the senses. Tropical notes are everywhere here with mango, peach, citrus, and melon at the fore. The most attractive part of the 2012 Petit Blanc, however, is the stunning intensity of…

Le VIEUX PIN 2011 Equinoxe Syrah (coming Fall 2014)

  Do you remember when our 2009 Equinoxe Syrah won the world’s best syrah-based wine during the old world and new world blind taste test at the Judgement of Montreal Soirée des Connaisseurs 2012, Syrah vs. Syrah? It took top spot against some of the world’s most celebrated winemakers from California and France’s Rhone Valley…