#WineWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2016 Chardonnay CedarCreek Kelowna, BC $18.99 Lemon yellow with medium-minus intensity.  Apple, pear, citrus and butter on the nose.  Very good balance with good mouthfeel.  The flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-plus finish.  This is the perfect everyday chardonnay to keep handy in your fridge.   2015 Cabernet Franc Pacific Breeze New Westminster, … Read more#WineWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Christmas Cheer at Pacific Breeze

This past weekend was the annual Christmas Mingler at Pacific Breeze Winery in New Westminster. Wine was poured, charcuterie, cheese and other finger foods were nibbled and people took advantage of special deals on many of the wines in the Pacific Breeze portfolio. Great news when you are looking for a gift for a wine … Read moreChristmas Cheer at Pacific Breeze

Wine Judging – a new Continuing Studies program

Capilano University is offering a new Continuing Studies program in the new year, taught by yours truly.  I think you will find it very informative and enjoyable.  Hope to see you there. Introduction to Wine Judging NEW Ever wonder why some wines are better than others?  Join us for an introduction to the process of … Read moreWine Judging – a new Continuing Studies program

Pacific Breeze Fall 2014 by @Sam_theWineTeacher

    I dropped into Pacific Breeze Winery in New Westminster recently to pick up more of their outstanding Reserve Chardonnay, one of my absolute favourites, as well as some excellent Big Red, their Rhone styled blend.  I left with a mixed case.  When I stopped by last summer to do a barrel sampling of … Read morePacific Breeze Fall 2014 by @Sam_theWineTeacher