Wine with Friends | BC Select at BC Liquor | Bodega Norton 2019 Perdriel Cabernet Franc

BCL Select wine is only available from your BC Liquor Store. A fresh find for spring. Satisfy your tastebuds with this wine from the exclusive BCL Select list.

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

2019 Chardonnay (Dr. Bonnie Henry Tribute Series) Meyer Family Vineyards Okanagan Falls, BC $30.52 The grapes for this wine come from the Old Main Road Vineyard in Naramata.  Each year Meyer Family Vineyards selects a notable person to be honoured with their Tribute Series, and this year, understandably, their decision was Dr. Bonnie Henry, a … Read more

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions | Bodega Norton

Originally reserved for the Swarovski family’s private cellar, this exclusive high-end blend resulted from a request by Gernot Langes–Swarovski to create the best wine to enjoy among their friends.

Three Marvellous BC Wines to Celebrate Malbec Day on April 17th

Malbec wines are dry, full-bodied, and exhibit rich, dark fruit nose and flavours like blackberry and red plum. They’re juicy and jammy, with notes of vanilla, tobacco, dark chocolate, and oak. With medium acid and moderate levels of tannins, they pair well with food.

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

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

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