Wine Chat with Santiago Cilley of Phantom Creek Estates

Phantom Creek has been named one of the “Top 10 Single Vineyards Around the World” by Wine Access Magazine, and has won “Best Wine in Canada” on three different occasions.

BC WINERIES GET TOP MARKS FROM JANCIS ROBINSON’S PURPLE PAGES 

Le Vieux Pin Winery has just received top marks from well respected wine critics in London, UK – Jancis Robinson MW and Richard Hemming, Prospective MW. The 2013 Syrah Cuvée Violette and library re-release 2010 Equinoxe Syrah were among the highest scores and rave reviews of the 150 wines tasted from wineries across Canada.  “BC … Read more

BC WINERY SCORES THE HIGHEST MARK IN LONDON, UK

LaStella has just received the highest mark from well-respected wine critics in London, UK – Jancis Robinson MW & Richard Hemming, prospective MW. The 2011 Maestoso ‘Solo’ Merlot, was among the highest score of wines tasted from Canada.  This past May London hosted a ‘Canada Calling’ Media tradeshow at the Canada House in Trafalgar Square … Read more

World Famous Wine Critic Jancis Robinson Announced for Pinot Noir NZ 2017

The world’s most influential wine commentator Jancis Robinson, OBE, MW, is heading to New Zealand for Pinot Noir NZ 2017.   Bringing Ms Robinson to New Zealand, with her world leading reputation as one of the most authoritative wine critics and writers, is seen as a major coup for the country’s Pinot Noir producers. It … Read more

Wines of Portugal – a review and recommendations!

While Sam (aka the Wine Teacher) was away he missed the Wines of Portugal event. Luckily Roger Ford stepped in and here is his review.   I recently had the opportunity to attend the Wines of Portugal event.  The venue at the Pal Theatre, was a little off the beaten track (where Cardero meets Georgia).  Fittingly so, for … Read more