It is very special to have the opportunity to not only attend a delightful wine dinner but to also have John Skinner on hand to give us his personal perspective of each wine pairing, a history of the wine making process often accommpanied with a short story of how each varietal came to be a feature of the Painted Rock portfolio.
It was with a touch of nostalgia that I participated in Garagiste North this year. The first time I attended this wine festival was at Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse in 2015, just as I was starting the BC Wine Trends blog. That weekend I started friendships with some passionate BC winemakers that actively support my blogging … Read more Garagiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna
Cornucopia, Whistler’s Celebration of Food + Drink, finished almost one month ago, but why does it matter? Well there were many very good BC, and foreign, wines that attendees were given a chance to taste at various dinners, walk-about events, and seminars. I spent many hours in seminars over the 2 weekends at Cornucopia and … Read more My 5 Favourite Wines from Cornucopia 2015
Warm weather brings earliest ever harvest to Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Tinhorn Creek Vineyards celebrate a successful 2015 vintage Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is raising a glass to the end of its earliest ever harvest, which began on August 28 with Pinot Gris and ended October 16 with Cabernet Sauvignon. A mild winter saw bud break … Read more Earliest ever harvest at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards