Bloom 2019 – presenting BC Wine Spring Releases

Even if you limit it to a quick friendly, ‘Hello,’ and listen to the odd recommendation from a colleague, it is virtually impossible to hit all the tables you intend to, no matter how short your short list is.  So, my sincere apologies to all the wonderful producers I didn’t get to.

An Afternoon Wine Tasting at Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

It was a warm, sunny day in May that saw us descend, totally unannounced, at Noble Ridge. We were lucky to find Leslie not just on site but available to lead us on a tasting journey.

Membership, private, exclusive, library wines…Meyer Family Vineyards

Offering private, guided, sit-down tastings of single-vineyard premium wines in the outdoor cabana area. This is a rare opportunity to taste premium and limited availability wines*.

Long Beach Lodge Resort’s Great Room a Culinary Destination

With an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced cuisine this is the domain of Executive Chef Shaun Snelling. In the year that Snelling has been at the helm of this iconic dining room changes have come about with a nod to tradition and an eye to the appeal of local, haute cuisine while retaining favourite dishes.

My First Visit to Corcelettes Estate Winery – Love It Here in the Similkameen!

The Similkameen is ideally located as a force in the burgeoning grape growing and wine making industry that is BC Wine Country.

– drink – indulge – savour – help – exploring the U.S. wines of DISH Seminar

The wine seminar at DISH presented twelve wines from New Mexico, California, Washington and Oregon. A diverse selection of wineries with wines of similar characteristics.

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.