Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer

This delightful Summer Sipping recommendation is a full bodied, flavourful, aromatic favourite – Gewürztraminer. This off dry German style wine is often suggested for a pairing with Asian or spicy foods. My personal favourite pairing is with strong flavoured cheeses like French camembert (Saint Albray or similar St. Andre), tomato based antipasti or a black olive…

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping wines under $20. from Quails’ Gate Winery

Here are the wines we drink when we want to keep to a budget. Our #FavouriteThings include these tasty offerings from Quails’ Gate – all priced under $20.00. These are the wines we drink, enjoy and recommend to our readers. These wines are all available from the Quails’ Gate online store. 2017 Dry Riesling Available: In Stock $16.99…

 ON THE ROAD with Quails’ Gate at Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan June 23

Once again Quails’ Gate will be pouring their wines at the Chef Meets BC Grape Taste of the Okanagan at See Ya Later Ranch. This tented, festival style outdoor extravaganza is set in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Be sure to look for us as you take in this wine and food pairing event…

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé – the perfect pairing

From brunches to lunch – you’ll have the perfect pairing with the limited release 2017 Quails’ Gate Lucy’s Block Rosé. With only 550 cases produced, it’s available exclusively at the winery or their e-store. Sometimes you just want to make it a family affair. Waffles for the kids, maybe BC smoked salmon eggs bennie, or…

BUILDING COMMUNITY YEAR-ROUND: ‘SOURCED’ POP UP DINNERS RETURN

From June to September, The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is launching her second instalment of unique pop up dinner experiences aimed at bringing the local Okanagan community together. ‘Sourced’ is a pop up farm-to-table dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with hyper-local dinners that tell one edible story at a…

Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste…

#WineWednesday Cheers to Spring sunshine!

Cheers to Spring sunshine. The newly released 2017 Quails’ Gate Rosé is the perfect pairing for your spring and summer get-togethers. Rosé continues to gain popularity and no wonder with such deliciously refreshing options like this 2017 Quails’ Gate Rosé.   Rosé A classic summer sipper, our 2017 Rosé is fresh, approachable and fruit-forward. An easy-going…

Enjoy a relaxing vacation in a private winery setting.

Did you know that Quails’ Gate Winery has two lakefront vacation rentals? Create your perfect Okanagan getaway at The Nest at Quails’ Gate – picture your toes in the sand, lush vineyards just steps away and a glass of award-winning Quails’ Gate wine in-hand. Staying in a winery guest house is a unique experience, staying…

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand…

Where do you buy your wine?

  La Dolce Vita #2 Where do you buy your wine? My modest little wine cellar, about 24 square feet, can hold about 600 bottles. It is usually only about half full. At that, it’s still a challenge to manage our consumption so that we aren’t letting wines age past their best drinking time.  …