Time to give Chardonnay a break

There was a time that A.B.C. (otherwise known as Anything But Chardonnay) was a full fledged movement. Wine drinkers were turned off the most popular white wine in the world and with good reason. But that was then and this is now. B.C. is making some great examples of what Chardonnay should be and here’s … Read more Time to give Chardonnay a break

California red blend hits all the right notes

  You can’t judge a book by its cover and I often can’t judge a wine from the first taste. That was certainly my experience with Mendocino County Babble. I liked the aroma from the get go but initially I tasted a lot of vanilla. I wasn’t expecting that from a blend that included Syrah … Read more California red blend hits all the right notes

Drink one of B.C.’s best by @RonWilsonVan

  I’m excited to be offering my review of the wine that just topped the field in the annual B.C. wine awards. This is the Platinum award winning See Ya Later Rover. This is from one of my favorite wineries located in Okanagan Falls. Rover is 98% Shiraz with just a splash of viognier. But … Read more Drink one of B.C.’s best by @RonWilsonVan

Beaumont Melody Gamay Noir Rosé B.C.

  I really hope we soon move past the idea that the only time we can enjoy rose wine is in the spring and summer. Let me make my case with this compelling bottle of evidence. Beaumont Family Estate Winery is new to me but one taste of this rosé and I can promise you I’ll … Read more Beaumont Melody Gamay Noir Rosé B.C.