BC Pinot Noir Celebration – Breakout Session Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New This session was so worth the price of admission and a must of Pinot Noir lovers. Four wineries were represented; Averill Creek with owner and General Manager Andy Johnston, Cedar Creek with winemaker Taylor Whelan, Meyer Family Vineyards with winemaker Chris Carson, and Tantalus with winemaker & GM David Paterson.

#FavouriteThings – Autumn Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country – Part 2

Another of my #FavouriteThings wine touring regions is the Sub-GI Okanagan Falls. The overall size of the area is not large but it has so many excellent wineries, making exceptional wines, that are so worth a visit.

#TBT BC Pinot Noir Group May 2019

At the last meeting, we compared one wine served in a regular wine glass to the same wine served in a variety specific expensive Zalto wine glass.  Because the wine in the second glass was noticeably improved, we did this comparison with each wine this time.

Bloom 2019 – presenting BC Wine Spring Releases

Even if you limit it to a quick friendly, ‘Hello,’ and listen to the odd recommendation from a colleague, it is virtually impossible to hit all the tables you intend to, no matter how short your short list is.  So, my sincere apologies to all the wonderful producers I didn’t get to.

Membership, private, exclusive, library wines…Meyer Family Vineyards

Offering private, guided, sit-down tastings of single-vineyard premium wines in the outdoor cabana area. This is a rare opportunity to taste premium and limited availability wines*.

A visit to Meyer Family Vineyards – taste the wine, enjoy the atmosphere

My favourite thing to do after I’ve completed my tasting is to buy a glass of a Meyer wine, one I had enjoyed that day at the tasting.

Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake Spring Release Wine Tasting 2019

The Heart of Wine Country boasts 14 award winning member wineries. “From the shores of Skaha Lake to the tip of Vaseux Lake member wineries offer visitors spectacular scenery, unsurpassed winery experiences, and of course, exceptional wines.

Chardonnay Blind Tasting hosted by BC Wine Appreciation Society

Ten BC chardonnay wines tasted blind (we didn’t know what they were).  We were told that they were all BC wines from the 2016 vintage and from different regions of BC.  And then the game was afoot.

Top Okanagan Falls’ Wines Poured at Spring Tasting in Vancouver

The evening will also offer guests a chance to meet and talk with the passionate people behind the wines of Okanagan Falls, including winemakers and winery principals, in the elegant surroundings of the Terminal City Club.

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine 2019

No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.