Wednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

Estate fruit grown in the Similkameen Valley and co-fermented on Viognier skins as is done in the Rhine Valley of France.  The wine was aged for 20 months in new and second use French and American oak barrels, each of which imparts different nuances to the wine. 

Water Street Cafe Wine Maker Dinner Series begins a new season featuring the wines of Noble Ridge

Noble Ridge Vineyard Winery lays in the Okanagan Valley at the northern most tip of the only desert in Canada. The winery is named for the noble varieties of grapes grown and the ridge that divides the land on which they thrive.

#FavouriteThings – September Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country – Part 3

This time we’re explored “Uncork the Sun” wine country of Oliver and Osoyoos. Just a few of our #FavouriteThings wineries. September is an ideal month to visit anywhere in BC Wine Country. Fewer crowds and it’s when “the grown-ups come out to play”

BC Pinot Noir Celebration! What you should know…

With something like 35 wineries pouring fabulous Pinot Noirs the day couldn’t have possibly been any better. I tasted many, but not all, wines on offer and snacked on some delicious bites along the way. The setting was ideal and the slightly overcast day turned out to be perfect for strolling at our leisure tasting wines.

BC Pinot Noir Celebration – Breakout Session Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New This session was so worth the price of admission and a must of Pinot Noir lovers. Four wineries were represented; Averill Creek with owner and General Manager Andy Johnston, Cedar Creek with winemaker Taylor Whelan, Meyer Family Vineyards with winemaker Chris Carson, and Tantalus with winemaker & GM David Paterson.

Come Along and Discover What Else Awaits You at Burrowing Owl

On our most recent visit we tagged along with Burrowing Owl’s Brand Ambassador Stephen Neumann. I was amazed at how much there was to learn about Burrowing Owl, from their beginnings to the family legacy it was a fascinating tour.

#FavouriteThings – September Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country

Don’t let September slip by without making a trek to the Similkameen my #FavouriteThings list of wineries you should be visiting in Keremeos and Cawston.

Quails’ Gate Winery – September News & Events

Wonderful things are happening at Quails’ Gate Winery in their 30th Year.