#ShiptoSip with Tightrope Winery

Tightrope has chosen four great wines to feature here for #ShiptoSip. All four  wines reflect reasonable pricing because, we, and the winery, know that things are a little bit upside down right now. Our campaign is designed so everyone who loves #BCWine will have options for wine shopping online. We enjoy these wines and if … Read more #ShiptoSip with Tightrope Winery

#ShiptoSip with Serendipity Winery

With tongue planted firmly in cheek Serendipity winemaker Katie O’Kell has put together a combo wine pack for those of us isolated or self quarantined, and it would be just as much fun if you’re into social distancing. Check it out as part of our #ShiptoSip campaign: COVID Quarantine Combo Pack Deading your 2 weeks … Read more #ShiptoSip with Serendipity Winery

#ShiptoSip with 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery

Not only can you save with shipping on the great wines of 40 Knots but also on everything on their website! 40 Knots is one of the largest grape wineries in the Comox Valley and one of the largest on Vancouver Island. Located on 24 stunning acres, on a slope facing the Salish Sea, we … Read more #ShiptoSip with 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery

#ShiptoSip with Black Hills Estate Winery

Right now we have been asked to stay home, even work from home if that’s possible. For some of us that can add stress and concern, not to mention some very careful juggling of family obligations. Everyone is working together to get through these unusual and unexpected times. With special thanks to all of our … Read more #ShiptoSip with Black Hills Estate Winery

2019 #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Vines & Spines

Innovative and new ‘Vines & Spines’ monthly wine and book club has now been launched by local BC Winery.  The subscription membership includes a new release book (in paper or audible form) and a bottle of Waterside wine delivered monthly.

Winemaker’s CUT: The World is Waking Up

Okanagan winemakers, Michal and Martina Mosny met with me at Murchies Tea & Coffee house last spring when they were visiting Victoria. I looked up from my laptop and was struck by how they’re both animated by youthful energy, a kind of hopefulness, tempered by Old World grace. Although it’s been seven years since they left their boutique winery in Slovakia, close to Dolna Krupa, a village where Beethoven is believed to have written the haunting, “For Elise,” they still are accompanied by a lovely European charm.

#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

BC Pinot Noir Tasting Group – a retrospective by @Sam_WineTeacher

With all wines being the same variety and from the same year one would rightfully expect a lot in common and yes, they all showed distinctive Pinot Noir character, yet they definitely all had their own personality.

Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake Spring Release Wine Tasting 2019

The Heart of Wine Country boasts 14 award winning member wineries. “From the shores of Skaha Lake to the tip of Vaseux Lake member wineries offer visitors spectacular scenery, unsurpassed winery experiences, and of course, exceptional wines.

Singletree Winery News from One Amazing Family, Two Special Locations

The Etsell family of Singletree Winery has arranged plenty for us to enjoy in preparation for BC’s most beautiful time of year.