Swirl Wine Store a Taste of BC Wines to Taste of Yaletown – October 17-20

You will be guided through this sit down tasting with a few of BC’s best red blended & single varietal wines.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

  2013 Stall Speed (Meritage) 40 Knots Comox, BC $25.90 Made from a blend of Naramata fruit – Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec.  Garnet / black with deep intensity.  Dark fruit – raisins, prunes and fresh strawberries, earthy with a faint hint of watermelon.  Very good balance with smooth ripe tannins … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

Privato Winery – A Jewel Along the North Thompson

The inspiration for the name Privato comes from the Italian word meaning ‘private’, which aptly describes the winery’s idyllic park-like setting. Owned by John and Debbie Woodward, the property began in 1987, as a Christmas tree farm planted with Scotch pine and Blue Spruce. They sell their trees primarily to the local market. The Woodwards … Read morePrivato Winery – A Jewel Along the North Thompson

The Road Less Traveled Road Trip

  My son and I recently got back from a three-day road trip. We headed up to Whistler and then Pemberton, stopping at Nairn Falls Provincial Park for a short hike. After that it was on to Lillooet and Fort Berens Winery. Being a wine writer, what else am I going to do on a … Read moreThe Road Less Traveled Road Trip