Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2018 Siegerrebe Nagging Doubt Kelowna, BC $17.99 Very pale straw colour with medium-light intensity.  The nose is intense with aromas of apricot, peach, tangerines with undertones of ginger, grapefruit zest, and rose petals.  Well balanced.  Big fruit on the palate followed by a medium-long finish with a characteristic slight bitterness.  This wine is a lot … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

International Sauvignon Blanc Day was May 1st – Did you celebrate?

Many people first became enamoured with sauvignon blanc many years ago after becoming tired of the ubiquitous buttery, rich over-oaked chardonnays which were all too common at the time. 

Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day’s 10th Anniversary

Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day.  Most people tend to associate Malbec with Argentina and for good reason.  Argentina produces 75% of the world’s Malbec wine.  Most come from Mendoza and the best ones from the higher elevation areas of Uco Valley and Lujan de Cuyo. 

Tasting Ten 2005 Bordeaux by @Sam_WineTeacher

Kurt is responsible for designing the December session in our tasting group.   He tends to pull some amazing wines from his cellar for our tastings, so it is one I try to never miss.  This year was no exception – a collection of aged reds, primarily right bank Bordeaux. 

Vanessa Vineyard Wine Club Members event

“The proof is in the pudding,” goes the well-known expression.  When you taste the wines of Vanessa Vineyards, there is no doubt of the care and attention that has gone into the growing of the grapes and the transforming of those grapes into the very finest wines possible.”

Foch Sho Come join Melissa & Myself for Dinner, Dessert and Foch

Foch is a French hybrid developed by Eugene Kuhlmann about one hundred years ago.  It was named for a World War One French hero, Marshall (Marechal) Ferdinand Foch.

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