Noble Ridge Wine Dinner at your WSC! October 13th

We kick off the return of our Wine Dinner Series with a BC favourite, Noble Ridge! Save The Date! October 13th at 7:00pm, join us for a five course dinner paired with always amazing Noble Ridge wines hosted by the winemakers themselves.

From the Cellar with @Sam_WineTeacher

In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for MyVanCity, I am including a new one that will appear from time to time. I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’.

A visit to Nostalgia Wines with @Sam_WineTeacher

The winery sits on 17 acres on the idyllic Black Sage bench, which is home to well-known wineries such as Bartier Brothers, Black Hills, Burrowing Owl, Church & State, Dessert Hills, French Door, Le Vieux Pin, Phantom Creek, and Stoneboat among others.

Ciao Bella – Hello Beautiful!

The Italian heritage is shown in the names of their wines, Pinot Grigio rather than Pinot Gris and Pinot Nero instead of Pinot Noir.  Their sparkling wine, Pinozannte is a nod to Prosecco though made from predominantly Pinot Gris with a touch of Pinot Noir.

TIME Family of Wines welcomes new changes…

It’s September and a time of new beginnings. Recently TIME Family of Wines announced some changes to their look and sense of place. With this growth and change comes some new branding, a new look and a reimagined experience.

BC’s Largest and Most Prestigious Wine Competition Returns to Kelowna

On September 8-11, the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society will once again hold the BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards at Manteo Resort in Kelowna. As the premier wine judging competition in BC, this event provides the opportunity for all licensed BC wineries to have their best wines judged by a highly esteemed industry panel.

From the Cellar with @Sam_WineTeacher

I will keep the ‘Wednesday Wine Review’ to recent vintages that should still be available and ‘From the Cellar’ for those that I have to blow the dust off of.

#ThisWineThatDish | Church and State Sauvignon Blanc | BBQ Roast Chicken

With summer dinners tending to be more casual this Roast Chicken was pretty basic, but equally delicious! No stuffing, no gravy! Just an easy prep and the BBQ result in a great family dinner.

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

  2020 Chardonnay Nostalgia Oliver, BC $24.99 Pale straw with medium-light intensity.  Ripe yellow apple, butter, lemon curd, nectarine, a hint of pineapple, and vanilla.  Well balanced with a creamy texture.  Butter, toast, honeydew, citrus, dominate the palate with a splash of spice.  Flavours linger on the medium-long finish.   2020 Pinot Gris (Quill Label) … Read more

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