In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My Van City, I am including a new one that will appear from time to time. I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’. It will be much like the wine reviews, except that it will feature wines that have … Read more
2017 Chardonnay Liquidity Okanagan Falls, BC $29.00 Made from clone 76 chardonnay, this wine is straw coloured with medium-light intensity. Aromas of apples, butter, lemon and delicate toast and honey greet the nose. Well balanced with a creamy texture. Flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-long finish with flavours intensifying. Impressive! 2016 Frizzante … Read more
Summerland’s Okanagan Crush Pad, which opened in 2011, has long been a facility which smaller producers utilized to get their wines made and bottled. In addition, they also made their own wines under the Haywire label. Over the years, they added the Narrative series and more recently the Free Form label. Why three different brands?
Farm Friends, an event that was organized in response to the recent boycott on the importation of BC Wine to Alberta, raised $6,000 for the BC Hospitality Foundation on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The boycott has now been rescinded, fortunately and coincidentally so, on the day of the event. Mastermind behind Farm Friends and BCHF … Read more