#ThisWineThatDish with Roche Wines | Mushroom Soup

Château 2017 is the second vintage of a new trandition of Grand Vin. Aged 18 months in 50% new French oak. Unfined and unfiltered. 

Tasting Ten – Bordeaux: Part Deux

In 2019, Kurt put together a flight of 2005 Bordeaux from the Haut Medoc and St. Julien regions. His 2020 presentation was a continuation of that theme, this time featuring wines from Margaux, Paulliac and Pomerol

#TasteofThursday Pappardelle paired with Howling Bluff

Today the #TasteofThursday recipe comes from Dana Reinhardt of Cook Italy. An accomplished chef and instructor this recipe is perfect for the season. I can see why Dana says it is one of her favourites. I can’t wait to try this one, paired with a favourite BC wine.

Wine Chat with Santiago Cilley of Phantom Creek Estates

Phantom Creek has been named one of the “Top 10 Single Vineyards Around the World” by Wine Access Magazine, and has won “Best Wine in Canada” on three different occasions.

Tasting Ten 2005 Bordeaux by @Sam_WineTeacher

Kurt is responsible for designing the December session in our tasting group.   He tends to pull some amazing wines from his cellar for our tastings, so it is one I try to never miss.  This year was no exception – a collection of aged reds, primarily right bank Bordeaux. 

All About the Wines of Chateau Haut-Bailly

Thursday morning, the last day of January, and I am seated in The Wine Bar at Provence Marinaside. I am here to learn from Daina Paulin all about the Wines of Chateau Haut-Bailly, a Grand Cru Classé from the Pessac-Léognan appellation of Bordeaux.

Bordeaux with the Tasting Ten Group

As we sat down to the table, all we knew was that it was a Bordeaux style flight.  We were told that the wines were from 2010 to 2015 and ranged in price from $20 to $50. From my perspective, after tasting a few, I thought it might be a comparison of cool climates to … Read more

Quintessence Tour visits Vancouver

  On May 26 the APVSA came once again to Vancouver to present an exciting range of wines to the local wine importers and distributors. The wines are presented in a private space for an “invitation only” opportunity to taste excellent wines of the various regions of Europe. Always top quality wines that are the best … Read more

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