Tasting Ten – BC Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet sauvignon, the offspring of cabernet franc and sauvignon blanc, is often referred to as the ‘king of grapes’ and it is grown in most wine-producing areas.   It is a late ripener, so it does best in hotter climates.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

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

Tasting Ten January 2019 – a flight of Cabernet Franc

Our tastings are always done blind (bottles wrapped in brown paper bags).  All we knew was that founding member Wayne Meadows, organized a flight of Cabernet Franc from BC, Washington and France and that the wines were from vintages 2009 – 2012.

Road tripping to the Okanagan in the Ford Escape

What a wonderful weekend we had exploring the BC Okanagan and BC Wine Country.

Fall for Liquidity Wines

Award-winning Okanagan Falls winery unveils new fall releases, seasonal chef’s tasting menu and more   The leaves are changing from green to gold, the air is brisk and pumpkins are dotting the Okanagan landscape – fall is almost here, and there’s no better way to ring in the season than with a visit to Liquidity … Read more

One of our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Pentâge Winery

As summer runs down I’m enjoying some of the #bcwine I bought during one of our three trips to the Okanagan this year (so far, I keep telling myself). Last night I enjoyed a 2013 Riesling from Pentâge Winery. One of the wineries we visited in late July. It was an interesting excursion not to … Read more

Discover BC Wine Country with the Wines of British Columbia Trip Planner

As summer begins to wind down it can be the perfect time to do some BC Wine Country touring. There are so many regions to visit in British Columbia you’ll want to explore each region. For our first #FavouriteThings featured region we present the region of Kaleden Okanagan Falls Penticton Some of our favourite wineries are located … Read more

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 more

Okanagan Falls Spring Release

Fifteen. That’s how many wineries make up the Okanagan Falls Wineries Association. Look at this list: Blasted Church Blue Mountain Crescent Hill Kraze Legz Liquidity Meyer Family Vineyards Nighthawk Noble Ridge Painted Rock Pentage Play Estates See Ya Later Ranch Stag’s Hollow Synchromesh Wild Goose Without doubt, there are likely several of your favourite wineries … Read more

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