Swirl Wine Store a Taste of BC Wines to Taste of Yaletown – October 17-20

You will be guided through this sit down tasting with a few of BC’s best red blended & single varietal wines.

TT Wine Explorer – SOUTH OKANAGAN VALLEY ART & WINE ADVENTURE

You’ll meet Tania in the Valley and be whisked in luxury wheels to three wineries which have embraced art, both inside their bottles and in beautiful spaces which they offer as destinations for wine travellers. 

Hart House Long Table Dinner Features Painted Rock Estate Winery

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 more Hart House Long Table Dinner Features Painted Rock Estate Winery

Chardonnay Blind Tasting hosted by BC Wine Appreciation Society

Ten BC chardonnay wines tasted blind (we didn’t know what they were).  We were told that they were all BC wines from the 2016 vintage and from different regions of BC.  And then the game was afoot.

Painted Rock Wine Dinner hosted by Water Street Cafe

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.

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2019 Preview

I had the great pleasure of attending the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2019 Preview at the Blue Water Café. California is the featured region this year and among others (almost 50 in total) you can sample wines from these familiar and well-respected wineries.

Painted Rock Wine Dinner hosted by Water Street Cafe February 7th

The Painted Rock Estate Winery dinner hosted by Water Street Cafe is going to be an exceptional treat for BC Wine lovers. Another in the series of ongoing BC Wine Makers Dinners hosted by Water Street Cafe.

Iconic BC Red Wines 2018

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 more Iconic BC Red Wines 2018

British Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

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 more British Columbia New GIs and Sub-GIs

Okanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia

“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 more Okanagan Falls Wineries Association the second sub-appellation in British Columbia