Wednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

  2013 Stall Speed (Meritage) 40 Knots Comox, BC $25.90 Made from a blend of Naramata fruit – Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec.  Garnet / black with deep intensity.  Dark fruit – raisins, prunes and fresh strawberries, earthy with a faint hint of watermelon.  Very good balance with smooth ripe tannins … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

#FavouriteThings – Autumn Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country

Don’t let September slip by without making a trek to the Similkameen my #FavouriteThings list of wineries you should be visiting in Keremeos and Cawston.

Continuing on our Journey to the Similkameen a stop at Clos du Soleil Winery

The Similkameen is all about the individual site with differing climates and winds, often too much wind. Every vineyard differs from the next. At Clos du Soleil the vineyard has been organic for the past ten years with biodynamic practises contributing to soil health.

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine 2019

No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Our intrepid wine reviewer Sam Hauck, aka the Wine Teacher, is a wine judge, a member of the Wine Guild and a wine teacher. Sam’s reviews are a guide to good wine.

Iconic BC Red Wines 2018

I attend many wine tasting events and there is always the hope that some wines will be impressive and most of the time there are a few that do stand out. This tasting, though, was something quite different.  Twenty BC red wines and all examples of the best that BC has to offer.  An event … Read moreIconic BC Red Wines 2018

The Wines of British Columbia Stand up to the World at the Fourth Annual Judgment of BC

The Wines of British Columbia were put to the ultimate test at the fourth annual Judgment of BC on Wednesday, October 24, pitting 12 BC wines against 12 acknowledged global benchmarks.

Similkameen Wineries Association becomes Similkameen Independent Winegrowers as it evolves its brand identity.

“We were known as one of the top 5 wine regions you have never heard of” said Charlie Baessler, President of the now Similkameen Independent Winegrowers.  “But the secret is out and we are recognized as a premium wine region by industry experts and savvy wine enthusiasts”.