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

Half Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s flagship event recognized in national awards   Oliver Osoyoos Wine Association’s Half Corked Marathon has been shortlisted for a Canadian Tourism Awards as a finalist for the Metro Toronto Convention Center Event of the Year. “We take great pride in the Half Corked Marathon, our flagship event of the year and … Read moreHalf Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

Vancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

The day began with a pre-awards reception, which featured a variety of beer, food and wine samples. I began with a cool refreshing new Double IPA from Stanley Park Brewing, which was the perfect way to wake up my taste buds for what was to come. My first stop was Culmina, a Triggs family winery … Read moreVancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  2013 Rosé (Pinot Meunier) 8th Generation Summerland, BC $17.00 A rather unique rosé from Bernd and Stefanie Schales of 8th Generation. It is cherry red with medium intensity. Ripe red apples, Strawberries, cherries, pink grapefruit and watermelon aromas on the nose. Well balanced. The flavours echo the nose with a medium-long finish. Think you … Read moreWine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher