Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

“A (most often) weekly wine review from our intrepid wine reviewer Sam Hauck for MyVanCity.”

From the Cellar with @Sam_WineTeaher

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

Experiencing the Wines of Church and State

Every wine has it’s own characteristics and well, frankly, some things should just not be rushed, especially with the wines of Church and State. Pleasure and enjoyment of the mighty grape falls into that category.

#ThisWineThatDish | Church and State Chardonnay

“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.

Church and State Wines Supports BC Hospitality Foundation

The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that Church and State Wines is supporting its work during this difficult time. From May 1 to 31, 2020, Church and State will donate $1 per bottle of its wine purchased at liquor retail stores, grocery stores, and restaurants. 

#ShiptoSip our recap of BC Wineries shipping wine right to your door!

We are encouraging BC wine lovers to order from their favourite wineries and help support the BC wine industry. The wineries jumped onboard and each winery has a special shipping incentive for online orders.

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 more

Oliver Osoyoos Wineries invite you to get away to Wine Country

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