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.

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine 2019

No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.