Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2016 Gamay Noir Rosé (Secrest Mountain) Haywire Summerland, BC $22.90 Structured like a top quality Provencal Rosé with more pronounced aromas and flavours. Organically grown Gamay from the Secrest Vineyard in Oliver and fermented with native yeasts, this wine is cherry red with medium-intensity. The nose is bold with aromas of cherry, strawberry herbs … Read moreWine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

    2016 Pinot Gris (Estate) Blue Grouse Duncan, BC $22.00 Made from old vine Pinot Gris estate grapes. Straw coloured with medium-light intensity. Pear, melon and peaches and cream on the nose. Good balance and creamy texture. The flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-plus finish. I suggest serving this with fresh scallops … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Campbell Valley Wine Tour Part 4 – Chaberton

Chaberton Estate Winery Chaberton General Manager, Brian Ensor, greeted us as we stepped off the bus and then took us on a our of the vineyard and winery. Claude and Inge Violet started this winery, the first in the region, in the 1980’s. At the time, no one believed it was possible to grow wine … Read moreCampbell Valley Wine Tour Part 4 – Chaberton

Farm to Table in the Fraser Valley

Farm to Table in the Fraser Valley

Have you ever wondered where your food comes from or how it’s produced? How does that pork roast get on your plate? Who raises the pigs? What kind of life do they have? Living in the city, it’s not commonplace to see farm animals grazing through grassy fields, but drive out into the Fraser Valley … Read moreFarm to Table in the Fraser Valley