Wednesday Wine Reviews by Sam Hauck aka @Sam_WineTeacher

Estate fruit grown in the Similkameen Valley and co-fermented on Viognier skins as is done in the Rhine Valley of France.  The wine was aged for 20 months in new and second use French and American oak barrels, each of which imparts different nuances to the wine. 

#FavouriteThings – Autumn Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country – Part 3

This time we’re explored “Uncork the Sun” wine country of Oliver and Osoyoos. Just a few of our #FavouriteThings wineries. September is an ideal month to visit anywhere in BC Wine Country. Fewer crowds and it’s when “the grown-ups come out to play”

Rediscovering Favourite Wines – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

What a better place to start than Tinhorn Creek wines. Tinhorn Creek has been around for decades and they make great wine. I was reminded of that fact on our most recent trip to the Okanagan and a visit to the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards tasting room.

Chardonnay Blind Tasting hosted by BC Wine Appreciation Society

Ten BC chardonnay wines tasted blind (we didn’t know what they were).  We were told that they were all BC wines from the 2016 vintage and from different regions of BC.  And then the game was afoot.

Get ready for the highly anticipated Half Corked Marathon weekend in Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country

There is no better time of year to visit scenic Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country than over the Half Corked Marathon weekend, from May 24-26th, when the vibrant energy of the region is at an all time high.

Savour the Sun of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in Calgary on February 27, 2019

Savour the Sun of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country in Calgary on February 27, 2019 Explore British Columbia’s most decorated wine region with an intimate wine dinner at Yellow Door Bistro

Save the date: Ticket lottery for the 11th annual Half Corked Marathon opens on November 1st

Save the date: Ticket lottery for the 11th annual Half Corked Marathon opens on November 1st, The only way to secure a spot in Canada’s event of the year, held on May 25th, 2019.

Dining in the Okanagan – Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

We just enjoyed the most wonderful dinner at Miradoro. Not only is the location absolutely stunning, and if you go for lunch be prepared for the most spectacular views in the region, but the dining experience is top notch.

Chefs’ Table Society of BC hosts Wild Salmon Celebration August 25

2nd annual soirée deliciously celebrates the seasonal catch It’s that beautiful midsummer time of year in BC when seasonal ingredients like peaches and tomatoes shine on our plates, and wild sockeye salmon makes its seasonal run.   On Saturday, August 25, 2018, join the Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia and the BC Salmon Marketing Council from 6:30pm-9pm, for … Read more Chefs’ Table Society of BC hosts Wild Salmon Celebration August 25