SMALL BUT MIGHTY: B.C.’S 2020 VINTAGE

Wine Growers British Columbia has released its annual Vintage Report which reveals slightly lower yields and exceptional fruit quality for an exciting 2020 vintage.

#ShiptoSip 2021 with Kalala Organic Estate Winery

Kalala, meaning “Miracle Place”, is the symbol of our commitment to harmony with nature, organic viticulture practices, and our wines. An award winning winery located on the upper bench of West Kelowna, the Okanagan Valley.

#TasteItalia Pistachio Panna Cotta paired with Pentâge Icewine Roussanne

Marzia enjoys teaching her passion of cooking authentic Italian cuisine and sharing her stories of growing up in Italy.

ICEWINE HARVEST RETURNS TO BC

Recent plunging temperatures have prompted wineries to begin harvesting for Icewine. Temperatures dipped to -8˚C (17.6˚F), beginning November 28 making the conditions perfect for Icewine harvest. To be called true Icewine, frozen grapes must be harvested at -8˚C (17.6˚F), or below and must reach quality standards including 35 Brix of sugar. 

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – CedarCreek Estate Winery

Without hesitation I include their wines in our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions that I personally recommend. Here is the line-up of CedarCreek wines for your holiday gift giving. Just make sure you include yourself on your list!

Freezing Temperatures Bring Icewine Harvest to BC Wineries

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early morning hours on December 6.

Freezing temperatures bring early start to BC’s Icewine harvest

  BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived just before the holidays, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes early for what can be expected to be a larger vintage than 2015. Icewine harvest began on December 6, 10 days later than last year’s start date … Read more

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