Spring Release Wine Tasting – Part Two

There are numerous opportunities to sample the new spring releases. This Spring Release Wine tasting Part One included wines from Australia, Austria, Chile and Italy. These selections were from the HQ Wines portfolio presented by Town Hall Brands held at the Listel Hotel in late March.

Best BC Somm and Wine Shop Purchaser take Kelowna! – Tasting Games!

The Tasting Games North Okanagan division event in Kelowna was our biggest, baddest event so far! On stage, the hilarious Howard Soon – decked out in a Kelowna Rockets jersey and repping the valley – took on the esteemed wine educator DJ Kearney and the laid back Vancouver sommelier Matthew Landry.

Spring release wine tasting – Part One

Poggiotondo is organic certified; all our wines are produced from grapes naturally grown in our estate vineyards. A few years ago we decided to move back to traditional vineyard management, we stopped using synthetic chemicals in order to regenerate the soil and have it alive.

SIP AND CELEBRATE CAESAR’S 50TH BIRTHDAY AT FAIRMONT HOTELS IN BC

The Caesar – the drink that became so popular that the Canadian parliament declared it the country’s office cocktail in 2009 – turns 50 this year. To celebrate, mixologists at Fairmont Hotels throughout British Columbia have rolled up their sleeves to create one of kind signature drinks for National Caesar Day on Thursday, May 16, 2019. 

TIME Winery Riesling Awarded Best in Show

“I have been to this festival since its inception,” notes the 51-year industry veteran and CEO of TIME Winery Harry McWatters. “To receive the first Best in Show award is such an honour. I am so proud of our winemaking team of Graham Pierce, Nadine Allander, and Darrien McWatters.”

Quails’ Gate’s May News & Events

Whether it’s a sip of wine with a nibble of chocolate or cheese in our Wine Library. A casual stroll through the vineyards, a guided tour and tasting or a locally inspired meal at Old Vines Restaurant, we’ve got an exciting May planned.

April Tempranillo Tasting with the Tasting Ten

The vast majority of Tempranillo is grown in Spain with lesser amounts originating in Portugal and a few other countries.   Spain is also known for Garnacha and Monastrell, but Tempranillo is the main grape of Spain.