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.

Tasting Ten – Pinot Noir a review by Sam the Wine Teacher

I belong to a wine tasting group called the Tasting Ten.  Ten people meet ten times a year and taste through a blind flight (all bottles wrapped in paper to conceal their identities) of wines based on a theme.

Garagiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

It was with a touch of nostalgia that I participated in Garagiste North this year.  The first time I attended this wine festival was at Kelowna’s Laurel Packinghouse in 2015, just as I was starting the BC Wine Trends blog.  That weekend I started friendships with some passionate BC winemakers that actively support my blogging … Read moreGaragiste North – Sperling Vineyard Kelowna

Quails’ Gate receives National Wine Awards of Canada GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE Awards

  GOLD Dry Riesling This vintage is another classic example of a Quails’ Gate Riesling. It is crisp, dry and refreshing with wonderfully balanced acidity. True Riesling lovers will appreciate this wines cellaring potential which will allow the acids to soften over time and integrate with the rich Riesling flavours. The wine is dry, vibrant … Read moreQuails’ Gate receives National Wine Awards of Canada GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE Awards

BC Pinot Noir Tasting Group

It’s a Tuesday afternoon and I am sitting in a tenth floor Kerrisdale apartment beside a large window with a panoramic view of Vancouver and the fog shrouded north shore mountains in the distance. I’ve been lucky enough to be invited to be a guest at a private tasting group that meets with the expressed … Read moreBC Pinot Noir Tasting Group

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2015 Muscat Bordertown Osoyoos, BC $22 Lemon yellow with medium intensity.  Your nose is greeted with a cacophony of tropical and floral notes, especially pineapple, melon and peach.  Well balanced, full and round in the mouth.  Mouth-watering fruit is echoed on the palate.  A medium-long finish with ginger-like bitterness lingering.  All the rich, ripe … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

  If you love BC wine as much as we do we’re sure you have a list of your favourites that you want to have on hand for serving to your guests and to give to friends. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions would not be complete without adding the superb wines of  Mirabel Vineyards to … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards