British Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

Wines of British Columbia hosted a Fall Release Tasting – COLOUR for trade, hospitality and media giving us an opportunity to taste BCVQA (Vintner’s Quality Alliance) wines. This designation tells the consumer/wine drinker they are enjoying a wine made solely from BC grapes. A seminar on the Geographical Indications (GI) of British Columbia was presented … Read moreBritish Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

Our #FavouriteThings – Rosé wine all year round!

Just this past week I spent some time with a few millennial women in the PR biz and the subject of Rosé wine came up. It was such a refreshing conversation. It was like Rosé wine was a totally new concept and they were excited about drinking Rosé wines, almost as if they had invented … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings – Rosé wine all year round!

Okanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

“Congratulations Okanagan Falls Wineries Association, the second sub-appellation in British Columbia. The other is the Golden Mile Bench near Oliver. Now recognized as a distinct wine-producing area. Changes to the Wines of Marked Quality Regulation mean eligible wineries on the east side of the Okanagan Valley from Vaseux Lake to just north of Shuttleworth Creek … Read moreOkanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

More of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping $20. or less from Meyer Family Vineyards

More delicious BC Wines that are on our #FavouriteThings list and they are among the most affordable of wines that we recommend to our readers. Please note that at this price point these quality wines will sell out quickly. We suggest you visit the winery to stock up before they are all gone.   Gewürztraminer … Read moreMore of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping $20. or less from Meyer Family Vineyards

Icons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – a review

The evening started with an excited buzz as guests arrived for the Icons of Wine & Food dinner at Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek on Friday, June 22, 2018. Hosted this year by Chef Mark McEwan with emcee Rhys Pender, Master of Wine. Sipping on BC bubbles, two in fact,  Stellar’s Jay Brut 2015 and … Read moreIcons of Wine & Food Dinner at Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – a review

Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Meyer Family Vineyard

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge … Read moreWhirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Meyer Family Vineyard

Sip & Savour: Summer Winemaker Dinner Series at Nita Lake Lodge

Lakeside long table dinners at Aura Restaurant showcase local cuisine paired with delicious wines   With menus celebrating the best of seasonal and local produce, paired with award-winning wines, Nita Lake Lodge will host a series of Sip & Savour Winemaker Dinners this summer. Each month, the newly renovated Aura Restaurant will welcome a leading … Read moreSip & Savour: Summer Winemaker Dinner Series at Nita Lake Lodge

Okanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

Okanagan Falls Winery Association kicked off their Spring Release 2018 with an afternoon trade and media Tasting followed by an evening public Tasting at the Terminal City Club Wednesday, April 18. It was an opportunity to taste the wonderful wines produced by this premier BC wine region. The boundaries reach from the shores of Skaha … Read moreOkanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

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

  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.   Is there anything more romantic than sharing a glass of wine? I think not. If that glass of wine just happens to be a BC Wine you’re on the … Read moreWhite, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine

Our final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018

  So far we have 25 new suggestions for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2018 + Our #FavouriteThings #BCWine recommendations   Valentine’s Day and our #FavouriteThings – Shades of Red For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines HEART TO HEART: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER … Read moreOur final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018