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.

Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

This post features some wineries I have tried for the first time. 2016 Chardonnay Fort Berens Lillooet, $18.98 Straw coloured with medium-light intensity.  Oak slightly dominates the nose (I like this style) followed by tropical fruit, citrus, butter and toast.   Good balance with good mouthfeel.  The flavours echo the nose.  Pleasing flavours linger on the … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

Oliver Osoyoos Wineries invite you to get away to Wine Country

After the wildfires, clear skies and an early harvest for the Oliver and Osoyoos wineries.  It’s time to plan a get-away to wine country.   The Oliver Osoyoos wineries had a close call on Friday  August 14th,  after two fires started by lightening were fueled by a huge wind storm.      Thanks to the … Read more Oliver Osoyoos Wineries invite you to get away to Wine Country