#FavouriteThings – September Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country – Part 3

This time we’re explored “Uncork the Sun” wine country of Oliver and Osoyoos. Just a few of our #FavouriteThings wineries. September is an ideal month to visit anywhere in BC Wine Country. Fewer crowds and it’s when “the grown-ups come out to play”

A look ahead at CheckMate’s 2019 Vintage + Last Chance Wines

A few of our favourite Chardonnays are fully allocated and the remaining bottles will be heading to our library. Before we hide them away, stock up on some of these great Chardonnays!

The Installation at CheckMate Turns Two! Celebrates with the Bear’s Move Chardonnay limited release

The unique, Pied de Cuve wine is Checkmate’s only unoaked expression of Chardonnay. A modern take on tradition, naturally fermented in ceramic Clayver vessels placed in the Dekleva Vineyard.

Checkmate Artisinal Winery – Years in the Making

One of the first things to do when learning about a wine, especially one that for any number of reasons, you may have been avoiding is to immerse yourself in that varietal. To do this means taking the opportunity to taste the wines produced by a variety of wineries and winemakers.

CheckMate’s Opening Gambit – A Look Ahead at 2019

Great things are in store this year, as we continue redeveloping our estate vineyard at CheckMate and finalize construction of our new hospitality centre.

#FavouriteThings last recap of Holiday Gift Suggestions 2018

A few more “non wine” suggestions on the list as we continue on through December. Now including bubbly and sparkling #FavouriteThings that are just right for Christmas and New Years.

CheckMate Invites you to Winter in Wine Country on Saturday, November 24

Join CheckMate at the Installation for Winter in Wine country as they introduce their newly released 2015 Chardonnays on Saturday, November 24th.

CheckMate Releases New Chardonnays

Here is your chance to snag some excellent CheckMate Chardonnays I am excited to announce the release of our newest Chardonnay, the 2015 Queen’s Advantage from CheckMate’s Combret Vineyard. Located in the Okanagan Valley’s pristine Golden Mile Bench, these 45 year old Chardonnay vines are among some of the first planted in Canada. Alongside the … Read moreCheckMate Releases New Chardonnays