Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

Monte Creek 2019 Riesling Monte Creek, BC $21.99 Pale lemon colour with medium-light intensity.  The nose opens with aromas of petrol, lemon-lime, green apple, minerality, white peach and white blossoms.   Very good balance with mouth-watering acidity.  Crisp and refreshing on the palate with flavours of lemons, peaches, honeysuckle and white grapefruit followed by a medium-long … Read more

Monte Creek Expands

On a beautiful sunny June day, Anita and I attended a media/VIP event at Monte Creek Ranch, soon-to-be Monte Creek Winery.  Appropriately located in Monte Creek, it is just a short drive on Hwy 1, east of Kamloops and part of the Kamloops Wine Trail. Entering the driveway, we immediately spotted some big changes since … Read more

Media Preview BC Wines Vintage 2021

The tasting was by invitation and organized by Wines of British Columbia. Always an ideal way to meet winery principals, owners and winemakers and learn more about the background and history of the winemaking process.

Monte Creek Winery Debuts Rebrand

Wine lovers will soon discover Monte Creek wines with a new look, as the winery rolls out updated packaging with a modernized logo and aesthetic.

Rare Reds to Try This Weekend!

Have a favourite go-to red wine? Or do you like to try something new? Whatever your preference, here is a list of rare BC red wines that you should know about. Add a new BC red wine favourite to your list! RED WINE PINOT MEUNIER 2019 Thornhaven Estates Winery DISCOVER YOUR MATCH $20.00 RED WINE … Read more

Kamloops On Tap: Craft Beer, Golf and Wine

A great round of golf followed by a great round of beer is the perfect way to capture the nuances of a day well spent. At Kamloops, it’s easy to leverage that feeling into a grand getaway for a few days or weeks, depending on your schedule, beverage and culinary preferences. A city that was … Read more

The Road Less Traveled Road Trip

  My son and I recently got back from a three-day road trip. We headed up to Whistler and then Pemberton, stopping at Nairn Falls Provincial Park for a short hike. After that it was on to Lillooet and Fort Berens Winery. Being a wine writer, what else am I going to do on a … Read more

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