Tasting Group – A Flight of Cabernet Franc

Eight wines from three countries.  Four vintages and a three-point difference in alcohol levels.  This flight should definitely show some stylistic differences.

Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day’s 10th Anniversary

Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day.  Most people tend to associate Malbec with Argentina and for good reason.  Argentina produces 75% of the world’s Malbec wine.  Most come from Mendoza and the best ones from the higher elevation areas of Uco Valley and Lujan de Cuyo. 

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Catena Malbec

The Catena Malbec presents a deep violet color with purple reflections. This microclimate blend of four unique vineyards offers intense aroma, soft texture and concentrated flavor. Deep aromas of ripe red and dark fruits are joined by delicate violet and lavender notes, with traces of vanilla and mocha.

Dish ‘n Dazzle Gala Pairs Celebrated Local Restaurants with Top Argentinean Wineries

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the names of the wineries and restaurants that will participate in its 7th annual Dish ‘n Dazzle gala on Thursday, May 10 2018. Guests will enjoy tasty bites from a who’s who of local culinary talent, including   Chef Ann Kirsebom Cibo Trattoria Edible Canada Joe … Read more Dish ‘n Dazzle Gala Pairs Celebrated Local Restaurants with Top Argentinean Wineries

My 5 Favourite Wines from Cornucopia 2015

Cornucopia, Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink, finished almost one month ago, but why does it matter?  Well there were many very good BC, and foreign, wines that attendees were given a chance to taste at various dinners, walk-about events, and seminars.  I spent many hours in seminars over the 2 weekends at Cornucopia and … Read more My 5 Favourite Wines from Cornucopia 2015

My Trip to Mendoza, Argentina

I was recently on a Holland America cruise with a friend, so most everything was planned out for us. We left a few days early in order to see Mendoza, Argentina. I couldn’t go to South America without visiting one of its most important wine regions.   Mendoza is a desert-like climate nestled at the … Read more My Trip to Mendoza, Argentina

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