There is still plenty of wine time with Bench 1775 Curated Wine Packs

It has been a beautiful, sun filled Summer here in the Okanagan so why not celebrate these hot days with a cool glass of vino!? We’ve put together some of our most popular Summer wines into a package

Visiting the Premium Lounge at Liquidity Winery in Okanagan Falls

On this afternoon the tasting was a prelude to our Tasting Menu dinner at the Liquidity Bistro. I highly recommend and suggest a lunch or dinner prior to or following your tasting to enhance your visit. Both the Vertical Tasting or the Reserve Tasting are a leisurely exercise that takes time to enjoy.

It’s Always Wine Time with Wild Goose Vineyards

Wild Goose Autumn Gold has previously been my “go to” Wild Goose wine. I love it still but sometimes a change is as good as a rest, although I will always have at least one bottle handy. Which one is this season’s favourite?

Hawksworth Restaurant kicks off monthly winemaker dinner series with Phantom Creek Estates

“We’re delighted to present our guests with a summer winemaker dinner series and to partner with exceptional wineries such as Phantom Creek Estates,” says Chef de Cuisine, Antonio Sotomayor.

A tour and tasting at Phantom Creek Estates – Exceptional Wines from Historic Vineyards

The project will not be completed until 2020 but it was interesting to view in the construction stage. When we were there in May the amphitheatre was taking shape and the exterior patio next to the restaurant had just been completed.

Creating a little Mayhem in Okanagan Falls

Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Mayhem Wines President, Terry Meyer Stone and Hospitality and Sales Co-ordinator Caley Fraser to chat about their new releases, where to buy them, and how their Club Mayhem differs from other wine clubs.

vinAmité the small winery with a big heart…

Wendy (owner/founder) was at the helm the day we visited vinAmité. Wendy immediately exudes a warm welcoming to all who arrive on her doorstep. All the staff are friendly and knowledgeable and it was a delight to join in the conversation about the success of the little gem in the Oliver wine region.

Spring release wine tasting – Part One

Poggiotondo is organic certified; all our wines are produced from grapes naturally grown in our estate vineyards. A few years ago we decided to move back to traditional vineyard management, we stopped using synthetic chemicals in order to regenerate the soil and have it alive.

Bring Heavy Medal to Your Holiday Party

Hosted by Wine Press Northwest magazine, the Platinum Judging is only by invitation, and includes wines from BC, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho that have been first been recognized with a gold or better award at other defined competitions.

Tasting Ten September: ‘Contrasting BC and Oregon Wines’

September is Cam’s month for the Tasting Ten session, however this year too many people were going to be away so he rescheduled it for a month later, one week after our regular October session. Upon arriving, we were greeted with a lovely sparkling wine, A Blanc de Noirs from Backyard Vineyards in Langley.  Most … Read moreTasting Ten September: ‘Contrasting BC and Oregon Wines’