2018 Petit Rouge Le Vieux Pin Oliver, BC $22.99 This Le Vieux Pin entry-level wine is a blend of Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Garnet red in colour with medium-deep intensity. The nose opens with aromas of pepper, blackberry, cherry, earth, vanilla and spice. Good balance with medium body. Pleasing on the palate with flavours … Read more 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
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
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.