Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_theWineTeacher

2019 Chardonnay Monte Creek Monte Creek, BC $21.99 Golden straw in colour with medium-minus intensity.  The nose opens with aromas of pineapple, fruit salad, banana, mango, honey, lemon, apricot, peach, and floral notes.  Good balance with a creamy texture.  The flavours follow the nose with fruit salad flavours with a medium-plus finish.   2020 Pinot … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

2019 Tapestry Little Straw West Kelowna, BC $16.00 This white blend is pale lemon yellow with medium-light intensity.  Peach, pear, citrus, floral and honey notes on the nose.  Good balance.  Pleasing fruit on the palate followed by a delicate medium finish.  At only 12.4 ABV, this is a lovely picnic or patio wine.   2020 … Read more

Liquidity Wines Guest Chef Dinner Series | My Coastal Valentine | February 12

Join Chef Phil Tees and special guest Chef Brandon Shopland in matching decadent ingredients from BC’s vibrant shoreline communities with refined techniques to create a series of palatable dishes you will fall in love with

Stag’s Hollow $10 shipping and Valentine’s Day Wines

Because Valentine’s falls on a Monday this year we want to make sure everyone receives their wines in time so order before February 1st to ensure delivery!

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

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

The flavours mirror the nose followed by a medium-long finish.  Very impressive.  Be sure to buy some to cellar.  If there are still people who do not think BC can produce great cab sauv, this wine will make them believers. 

What’s New at Fort Berens?

Fort Berens have expanded their estate vineyards to 38 acres with the addition of the 18-acre Red Rock Vineyard.  This brings 6 acres of Merlot, 5 acres of Cabernet Franc, 3.5 acres of Riesling, 2 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon and 1 acre of Grüner Veltliner.

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