From the Cellar with @Sam_WineTeacher

In addition to the weekly wine review and the various other, usually wine-related, articles I write for My VanCity, I am including a new one that will appear from time to time.  I’m calling it, ‘From the Cellar’. It will be much like the wine reviews, except that it will feature wines that have been … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

  2019 Chardonnay Vintner’s Cove Oliver, BC $34.70 Golden straw with medium-minus intensity.  Butter, apple pie, melon, mandarin orange, and citrus undertones.  Good balance with a creamy texture.  The flavours follow the nose, along with tropical fruit, honey and grapefruit.  A medium-long finish.   2020 Rosé Aurore Cote Mas Languedoc/Roussillon, France $14.99 This one -litre … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

2020 Arneis Moon Curser Osoyoos, BC $26.99 As many people are not familiar with this grape, I’ll provide a little background to help put things in context.  Arneis is a white grape with roots in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, near Turin.  Its name means ‘little rascal’ as it can be difficult to grow … Read more

TIME Family of Wines Fall 2021 Release

Winemaker Lynzee Schatz is making her mark with the new Chronos series of wines.   These wines are designed to showcase the terroir of each of the partner vineyards where the grapes are grown. The TIME Family of Wines has recently purchased a 10-acre vineyard in Osoyoos with 4 acres planted in Merlot, almost 3 acres … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

The flavours mirror the nose followed by a medium-long finish.  Very impressive.  Be sure to buy some to cellar.  If there are still people who do not think BC can produce great cab sauv, this wine will make them believers. 

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

2020 Sauvignon Blanc Mayhem Okanagan Falls, BC $20.00 Pale straw with medium-light intensity.  The nose shows aromas of peach, grass, gooseberry, minerality, lime zest, and delicate banana notes.  Good balance.  Refreshing on the palate followed by a medium-plus finish with flavours lingering.  Tasting this makes me think of seafood, salmon, white fish, and prawn and … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

  2019 Chardonnay Fort Berens Lillooet, BC $20.99 Made primarily from estate grapes, this wine is lemon yellow with medium-light intensity. The nose opens with lemon, honey, tangerine, lime zest, white flowers and gentle buttery notes.  Well balanced.  Fresh on the palate with the flavours echoing the nose followed by a medium-long finish.  This is … Read more

Wednesday Wine Reviews from Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

You can’t go wrong with recommendations from @Sam_WineTeacher aka Sam Hauck our intrepid wine reviewer.

From the Cellar featuring wines that have been aged

While most people drink what they buy in a matter of days, if not hours, more and more people are realizing the benefits of holding on to some of their wines and are enjoying the benefits of doing so.

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