Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2018 Rosé Black Hills Oliver, BC $24.90 This rosé is a blend of 42% Pinot Noir, 35% Gamay and 23% Malbec.  Salmon coloured with medium-light intensity.  The nose greets you with aromas of watermelon, wild strawberry and fresh cream.  Well balanced with good mouthfeel.  Bright on the palate with mouth-watering fruit followed by a medium-long … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Holidays with MFV: Free Shipping, Holiday Library Packages, New Releases and more!

With 2019 wrapping up, we would like to thank all of you for your support this year. We hope you have a warm and cheerful holiday season and we are exited to share this most recent vintage with you all in the years to come! – JAK, Janice & the Meyer Family Vineyards Team

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2015 Syrah-Viognier Hester Creek Oliver, BC $25.99 Garnet/black with deep intensity.  An inviting nose of dark fruit, cocoa, earth, white pepper and vanilla. Good balance with soft ripe tannins.  The flavours mirror the nose followed by a medium-plus finish.   2018 Rosé Vanessa Vineyards Cawston, BC $24.99 Take a sip and you’ll think you’ve … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2019 third week recap #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions

Here we are again in 2019 with our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.

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.