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.

– 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.

The Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

The 2018 Rieslings from Synchromesh are LIT for 2018. A return to a typical vintage and Alan’s famous“Bladerunner” acid range. Alan Dickinson stops his ferments naturally to purposefully leave a healthy dose of residual sugar.  The wines require it – they come from small cool-climate plots which produce ripe grapes with extraordinary low PH. Seriously.  -Among the lowest PH’s in the … Read moreThe Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

Tantalus Vineyards Spring 2019 Portfolio Launch

Up above the city in the Reflections Garden Terrace in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia we were treated to the always exceptional line-up of wines from Tantalus. An opportunity to meet owner Eric Savics, chat with winemaker David Paterson and catch-up on what’s new with winery manager Stephanie Mosley.

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.