In Conversation with Adorada winemaker Margaret Leonardi

In conversation with Adorada winemaker Margaret Leonardi on the subject of her newest wine venture – Adorada Rosé. Leonardi comes from a family that are fourth generation dairy farmers so finally settling on a career in viticulture seems a natural progression. Perhaps it was the internship in a chem lab that may have been the … Read moreIn Conversation with Adorada winemaker Margaret Leonardi

We Want Rosé! The Story Behind This Budding Beverage

  Fetzer Vineyards Introduces Adorada Rosé and Pinot Gris, Delivers Sensory Experience in Two Fast-Growing Varietal Segments Innovative Style Brings Evocative Aromatics to Traditional Categories  Bringing fresh innovation to the surging Rosé and Pinot Gris categories, Fetzer Vineyards has introduced newcomer Adorada with two inaugural offerings: a 2016 Rosé and a 2016 Pinot Gris, made … Read moreWe Want Rosé! The Story Behind This Budding Beverage

1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

With the weather getting warmer and the nights getting longer, it’s officially BBQ season and what better day to BBQ than Canada Day? When you have everything from veggies to burgers on your BBQ, you need a drink that doesn’t overpower or underwhelm.       Recently I attended a tasting of the 1000 Stories … Read more1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

California Wine Fair: April 22 Vancouver Convention Center

I love California and I love their wines! This event was packed with great examples of what makes their wines so enjoyable. Whether you are looking for crisp, light Sauvignon Blanc, creamy Chardonnay, silky Pinot Noir, or bold Cabs, you will not be disappointed with some of the new offerings about to hit our shelves. … Read moreCalifornia Wine Fair: April 22 Vancouver Convention Center

Pasa Robles wine country

    If you want a new kind of California wine adventure, then head to Pasa Robles wine country;  With gently rolling hills dotted with oak trees, vineyards, olive groves and almond farms, this is a fantastic area to spend a few days exploring. The historic town of Pasa Robles is filled with great restaurants … Read morePasa Robles wine country

SONOMA WINES for this weekend or anytime!

  Fresh off the incredible Tour of Vancouver – Sonoma in the City showcased the wineries of Sonoma County Vintners on Wednesday, February 5th at the Terminal City Club. Select wineries of the 200 member Sonoma County Vintners were pouring some delicious wines. “This tasting features some of Sonoma County’s leading edge producers, celebrating the range … Read moreSONOMA WINES for this weekend or anytime!