Hart House Restaurant announces its annual long table dinner on June 14, 2019. Enjoy an outdoor canape reception followed by Chef Mike Genest’s four-course dinner paired with wines from BC’s Painted Rock Estate Winery. The long table dinner offers lake side dining with views of Deer Lake, all while enjoying the wines of Painted … Read moreHart House Long Table Dinner Features Painted Rock Estate Winery
It is very special to have the opportunity to not only attend a delightful wine dinner but to also have John Skinner on hand to give us his personal perspective of each wine pairing, a history of the wine making process often accommpanied with a short story of how each varietal came to be a feature of the Painted Rock portfolio.
I attend many wine tasting events and there is always the hope that some wines will be impressive and most of the time there are a few that do stand out. This tasting, though, was something quite different. Twenty BC red wines and all examples of the best that BC has to offer. An event … Read moreIconic BC Red Wines 2018
Wines of British Columbia hosted a Fall Release Tasting – COLOUR for trade, hospitality and media giving us an opportunity to taste BCVQA (Vintner’s Quality Alliance) wines. This designation tells the consumer/wine drinker they are enjoying a wine made solely from BC grapes. A seminar on the Geographical Indications (GI) of British Columbia was presented … Read moreBritish Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs
“Congratulations Okanagan Falls Wineries Association, the second sub-appellation in British Columbia. The other is the Golden Mile Bench near Oliver. Now recognized as a distinct wine-producing area. Changes to the Wines of Marked Quality Regulation mean eligible wineries on the east side of the Okanagan Valley from Vaseux Lake to just north of Shuttleworth Creek … Read moreOkanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia