Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – a review

The evening started with an excited buzz as guests arrived for the Icons of Wine & Food dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek on Friday, June 22, 2018. Hosted this year by Chef Mark McEwan with emcee Rhys Pender, Master of Wine. Sipping on BC bubbles, two in fact,  Stellar’s Jay Brut 2015 and…

2011 BC Wine: Cool Reds from a Cool Growing Season

2011 was not a warm year in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.  In fact, it may have been the coolest vintage in recent memory. We had a cold, wet spring which delayed bud break and flowering on the vines, forcing grape growers to significantly thin their crops.  Fortunately for us local wine lovers, Mother Nature…