Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  2016 Chardonnay See Ya Later Ranch Okanagan Falls, BC $16.99 This very reasonably priced Chardonnay is Golden yellow in colour with medium light intensity. Butter and apple on the nose with hints of melon and pineapple. Good balance, big and round in the mouth with an almost oily texture. Butter, tropical fruit and pineapple … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

A Review – Cibo Trattoria Summer Wine Dinner series – Wines of Piemonte

  The Piemonte region is one of my favourites having visited there in September of 2013. Many of the dishes were familiar favourites but with the distinct signature of Chef Josh Gonneau. The five course Piemonte inspired dinner was paired with a wonderful selection of wines. We were given an overview of the region, terroir, and … Read moreA Review – Cibo Trattoria Summer Wine Dinner series – Wines of Piemonte

The Wine Not! Tour and what you may have missed

  Hard to believe it was last May when APVSA rolled into town with a wonderful selection of French, Spanish, Italian and Swiss wines. Accélérateur à l’export des Vins Français en Amérique du Nord conduct a wine tasting tour throughout North American and Vancouver is fortunate to be on the circuit with a wine tasting … Read moreThe Wine Not! Tour and what you may have missed

BC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Aug 24-27

  The Wines of British Columbia‘s inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience four-day festival weekend kicks off this Thursday in the heart of BC wine country bringing together 17 Canadian top chefs, 50 award-winning BC wineries, and special guests in a multi-event series celebrating the best of BC wine and food.     “There … Read moreBC Wines Set to Shine Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Aug 24-27

Limited General Admission tickets still available for Saturday, August 26

  Four-Day Wine and Food Festival of Iconic BC Wines, Celebrity Chefs and Interactive Experiences   The Wines of British Columbia is thrilled to launch its inaugural Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience weekend bringing as many as 60 BC wineries and 16 top chefs from western Canada to the Okanagan Valley August 24 through … Read moreLimited General Admission tickets still available for Saturday, August 26

A day spent with Italian winemaker Barbara Tamburini

  First the place: There are seven zones of wine regions in Tuscany and we were in the North East close to the river. The estate has 50 hectares of vineyards and a very interesting history. On the place of the ruins sat an ancient Roman fort which became the medieval Castle of Vico. In the fifteenth … Read moreA day spent with Italian winemaker Barbara Tamburini