A Flight of Sparkling Wines

Today there are about 100 sparkling wines made in BC from a wide variety of grapes.  They range from good wines to premium quality in a variety of styles to suit every palate.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  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 moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

4 Sparkling Wines You #MUSTHAVE Our #FavouriteThings

  Every year around this time I have friends come up to me or text me in a panic asking for help choosing a sparkling wine:   “I’m going to a party – don’t know what to bring!”   Quite often the statement is followed by expletives and/or frantic emojis… and this is when I … Read more4 Sparkling Wines You #MUSTHAVE Our #FavouriteThings

MARQUIS PRESENTS: SAVVY SERIES – WINE EDUCATION CLASSES

    Savvy Series 11: Bubbles!     Cava, Crémant, and Champagne – what else is there? Learn about sparkling wines from all over the globe. Sommelier Pam Cohen guides you through a sit-down tasting of six hand-picked bubble varieties right here at Marquis Wine Cellars. Find out how it’s made, what makes each unique, … Read moreMARQUIS PRESENTS: SAVVY SERIES – WINE EDUCATION CLASSES

Know Your Bubbly

This is the time of year for celebrations of many sorts and toasting with a flute of sparkling wine is a long time tradition. These days you have an amazing selection of bubbly wines to choose from when raising a glass. Cava – great value with lower priced traditional method bubbly from Spain Champagne – … Read moreKnow Your Bubbly

Giusti – Where Italy and Canada Come Together

For those of you that attended the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there was a winery from Italy showing off their range of Proseccos.  And it had a Canadian connection that I did not know about.  The winery in question is Giusti Wine, from Veneto, Italy. Veneto is known for their Proseccos, Italian style bubble that … Read moreGiusti – Where Italy and Canada Come Together