#ThisWineThatDish | Gold Hill Sauvignon Blanc | Pasta Primavera

This was a delightfully, wonderful choice to pair with the creamy, rich pasta and fresh garden vegetables. The wine was both light and complex.Smooth and crisp with aromas of Granny Smith apples.

Glenn Fawcett Earns WGBC Award of Distinction

Philanthropist, innovator, community leader, and wine ambassador Glenn Fawcett is recognized for his considerable contributions to the wine industry by the Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC) with its highest honour – the WGBC Award of Distinction.

#ThisWineThatDish | Moon Curser Syrah | Sweet & Spicy Grilled Vegetables

With this wonderful summer weather BBQ fare is king and this easy recipe is versatile and gives several options for ingredients, you’ve going to love it. Of course, like any good meal, the wine selection is key. For this dish with it’s mix of flavours and textures I chose a deliciously, slightly peppery Syrah from Moon Curser.

#ThisWineThatDish | Fort Berens Pinot Noir | Sheet-pan Pork Sausage Meatballs

This light and deliciously juicy Pinot Noir was the perfect pairing for the mix of flavours in this dish. Fresh from the market Zucchini, fresh and flavourful garden tomatoes, toasted parmesan cheese.

#ThisWineThatDish Roche Texture Pinot Gris | Tuscan Soup

This wine was ideal for the dish. Crisp with good acidity, fruity and deliciously smooth. Everything I look for in a Pinot Gris. Wonderful aromas of tart Granny Smith apples with ever so light Meyer lemon scents. 

Blue Grouse Winery in picturesque Cowichan Valley

For those who have discovered the region, Blue Grouse Winery is at the top of many people’s lists of where to visit.  It has a stunning building that encloses both the winery and the tasting room and was designed to reflect the shape of the bird it is named after.

#Taste with Fort Berens | Grüner Veltliner | Chicken Piccata

“Chicken Piccata was one of the first dishes I truly mastered, and it has since become a favourite among my friends and family.” Brett Cooper, Tasting Room & Hospitality Manager at Fort Berens Estate Winery.

#ThisWineThatDish | Little Engine Gold Chardonnay | Asparagus with Scallops

It seemed apropos to celebrate not only #NationalChardonnayDay May 21st and #InternationalChardonnayDay May 27th with something a little bit beyond ordinary but at the same time classic.

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