Officially launched this week – Jill Spoor Terroir White Blend

  On Tuesday afternoon I was fortunate to have attended the official launch of Sommelier Jill Spoor’s Terroir White Blend. I absolutely love it! The price point is excellent for such a premier wine at $22.99. Available at select private retail stores you can also find it on the wine list at Botanist in the … Read more

 She Does It Again. Whistler Sommelier Samantha Rahn Releases Her Second Wine with Okanagan Crush Pad

Whistler’s Samantha Rahn, wine director at Araxi Restaurant and Sommelier of the Year 2013, releases Samantha Chardonnay 2014 ($22.90), a wine she made at Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, BC. Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland has quickly earned a reputation for crafting dynamic wines that express the outstanding growing conditions and terroir of the Okanagan Valley. As such, the winery has been … Read more

Vij’s Sommelier Creates A Wine For Charity

 Vij’s Star Sommelier Mike Bernardo Launches Okanagan Crush Pad’s 5th Wine Campus Project Mike B Riesling Cabinett 2014 Vancouver’s 2014 Sommelier of the Year, Mike Bernardo Vij’s Companies director of operations and wine director released  Okanagan Crush Pad wineries 5th Wine Campus project Mike B Riesling Cabinett ($24.90) on April 29, 2015. The Wine Campus program allows local sommeliers to shepherd a … Read more

Mountain Biking Whistler Sommelier Creates A Wine For Charity

Winemaker, Michael Bartier, with Vancouver Sommelier of the Year 2013, Samantha Rahn   Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, BC introduced the Okanagan Wine Campus series in 2011, in an effort to further British Columbia’s already rich wine-and-food culture. This philanthropic program aims to foster the education of professionals in the industry by connecting all … Read more

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