Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2017 Chardonnay Liquidity Okanagan Falls, BC $29.00 Made from clone 76 chardonnay, this wine is straw coloured with medium-light intensity.  Aromas of apples, butter, lemon and delicate toast and honey greet the nose.  Well balanced with a creamy texture.  Flavours reflect the nose followed by a medium-long finish with flavours intensifying.  Impressive!   2016 Frizzante … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Vanessa Vineyard Wine Dinner In celebration of Howard Soon’s appointment to the Order of Canada.

Prepare for a culinary and wine pairing experience like no other as Chef Murray, of The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry at Spirit Ridge Resort, and Howard Soon lead you on an adventure across the country.

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. 

Wines for the Wine Enthusiast, Collector or Connoisseur Vanessa Vineyard

“Just join the Vanessa Vineyard‘s wine club and never worry about buying any other wines again, their wines are that good.” Sam Hauck, the Wine Teacher

Vintage 2018 Media Preview a review by @Sam_WineTeacher

Panel moderator, Master of Wine Barbara Philip, directed the discussion and asked panelists questions about the 2018 vintage and how it played out in each of the four regions represented.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

#WineWednesday review by Sam Hauck aka the Wine Teacher featuring British Columbia wines.

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion – Vanessa Vineyard Wine Club Membership

For the Wine Enthusiast, Collector and Connoisseur, become a Member and enjoy access to scarce and exclusive wines of Vanessa Vineyard. We highly recommend the wines of Vanessa and we think a gift of a wine club membership is the perfect gift for the wine lover on your list.

Iconic BC Red Wines 2018

I attend many wine tasting events and there is always the hope that some wines will be impressive and most of the time there are a few that do stand out. This tasting, though, was something quite different.  Twenty BC red wines and all examples of the best that BC has to offer.  An event … Read moreIconic BC Red Wines 2018