Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

2022 Chardonnay Gray Monk Okanagan Centre, BC $29.99 Lemon yellow with medium-light intensity.  Apple peel, ripe pear, minerality, citrus, a slight metallic note, pineapple, and a hint of banana on the nose.  Good balance.  Apple, pear, pineapple, tropical fruit, and mandarin on the palate.  A medium-plus finish. 88 Points   2018 Ehrenfelser / Riesling Carter … Read more

Tasting Group – BC Cabernet Franc

We were presented with eight wines to see if the recommended wine was indeed the best.

From the Cellar with @Sam_WineTeacher

In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My Van City, I am including 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 that have … Read more

Join the CheckMate Artisanal Winery’s Membership

Have you ever traveled to a place of such unexpected beauty that it has worked its way into your heart? I have. It was early 2013 when I came to the Okanagan Valley for the first time. I recall standing on the Golden Mile Bench at CheckMate, looking across at Black Sage Bench and down … Read more

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