In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My Van City, I am going to include a new one that will appear from time to time. I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’. It will be much like the wine reviews, except that it will feature wines … Read more
“In this series I will be sharing my take on which BC Wine pairs well with some inspirational recipes”This time the wine is definitely the star. Both of the seasonal dishes I’ve made recently are focused on fresh, local corn in a one dish pasta meal accompanied by salads of heirloom tomatoes and fresh BC peaches.
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 more
After the wildfires, clear skies and an early harvest for the Oliver and Osoyoos wineries. It’s time to plan a get-away to wine country. The Oliver Osoyoos wineries had a close call on Friday August 14th, after two fires started by lightening were fueled by a huge wind storm. Thanks to the … Read more