Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2014 Chardonnay vin Amité Oliver, BC $29.90 Formerly known as vin Perdue until some winery in Napa felt it might be confused with the name of one of their wines and threatened legal action.  The owners felt that the most expedient and least costly option was to rebrand their wine.  Lemon yellow in colour … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Weird and Wonderful Grapes You May Never Have Heard Of Before.

One of our original tasting group members, Wayne Meadows, who tends to plan his annual tasting several years in advance (he has just compiled his 2025 tasting) spent a lot of time putting together his 2018 tasting titled, “The Rarest BC Grown Grapes That You May Have Never Tasted! What he did was to research … Read moreWeird and Wonderful Grapes You May Never Have Heard Of Before.

Half Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

  Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s flagship event recognized in national awards   Oliver Osoyoos Wine Association’s Half Corked Marathon has been shortlisted for a Canadian Tourism Awards as a finalist for the Metro Toronto Convention Center Event of the Year. “We take great pride in the Half Corked Marathon, our flagship event of the year … Read moreHalf Corked Marathon shortlisted in Canadian Tourism Awards 

Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

2012 Viognier Le Paradou Provence, France $16.00 Bronze Medal Lemon yellow in colour with medium intensity. Aromas of lemon, butter, pear and apricot with a hint of hazelnut. Good balance. Clean and refreshing on the palate with flavours echoing the nose. A medium finish with flavours of citrus and wet stones.     2012 Carmenere … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

Campo Marina – Best in Osoyoos

You must eat here when in Osoyoos. I’d been told about how good Campo Marina was during previous visits to my favourite Okanagan town, but hadn’t had the opportunity to visit it until now. We stopped by at about 6:30 on a Wednesday evening in late March and were surprised to see so many cars … Read moreCampo Marina – Best in Osoyoos