#BCWineMonth is coming to a close but there are lots of great events coming up!

As April comes to a close we want to be sure you know there are a lot of great wine events to looks forward to this spring and into summer! June 8 Chef Meets BC Grape – Taste of the Okanagan, August 18 BC Pinot Noir Celebration, and August 19 Garagiste North The Small Producers Wine Festival.

Brewers rally in celebration of 10th annual Vancouver Craft Beer Week

More than 100 brewers and members of the craft beer community from across B.C. gathered at Four Winds Brewing Co. in Delta to celebrate the forthcoming Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW)—a 10-day celebration of craft beer that kicks off on the last Friday of May.

New South Okanagan Winery, Phantom Creek Estates, to Open Late Summer 2019

Led by an all-star winemaking team that includes Olivier Humbrecht MW (Domaine Zind-Humbrecht), Cameron Vawter (Napa’s Dana Estates) and Anne Vawter (Oakville Ranch, Red Mare), and designed by John Taft of Backen & Gillam Architects (Harlan Estate, Dana Estates, Ovid), Phantom Creek Estates announced that the new South Okanagan winery will open late summer 2019 for private tours and tastings by-appointment-only and will fully open to the public in 2020.

The Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

The 2018 Rieslings from Synchromesh are LIT for 2018. A return to a typical vintage and Alan’s famous“Bladerunner” acid range. Alan Dickinson stops his ferments naturally to purposefully leave a healthy dose of residual sugar.  The wines require it – they come from small cool-climate plots which produce ripe grapes with extraordinary low PH. Seriously.  -Among the lowest PH’s in the … Read moreThe Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

Vintage 2018 Media Preview a review by @Sam_WineTeacher

Panel moderator, Master of Wine Barbara Philip, directed the discussion and asked panelists questions about the 2018 vintage and how it played out in each of the four regions represented.