In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My VanCity, I am including a new one that will appear from time to time. I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’. It will be much like the wine reviews, except that it will feature wines that have been … Read more
What you may ask is the BCWAS? Established in 2005, British Columbia Wine Appreciation Society is a not-for-profit organization showcasing the wines of British Columbia through monthly tasting events. Our events range from informal walk-around tastings to formal tastings with the winemakers and/or winery principals. Attendees enjoy tasting, learning and discussing wine in a relaxed atmosphere.
2015 Muscat Bordertown Osoyoos, BC $22 Lemon yellow with medium intensity. Your nose is greeted with a cacophony of tropical and floral notes, especially pineapple, melon and peach. Well balanced, full and round in the mouth. Mouth-watering fruit is echoed on the palate. A medium-long finish with ginger-like bitterness lingering. All the rich, ripe … Read more
On “those lazy, hazy days of summer” as we watch the clouds sail across the skies so, too, in the Okanagan Valley you’ll find Black Cloud Pinot Noir on the move. After nine vintages with Township 7 Vineyards and Winery, Okanagan winemaker Bradley Cooper is making a move down the Naramata bench and bringing … Read more