Sip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

   Summer whites – blind wine tasting challenges – live entertainment Summer is here and the wineries of the Westside Wine Trail are holding their annual Sip into Summer open house event. Celebrate the start of summer and take a self-guided tour of the twelve wineries along the wine trail. Visitors will be able to … Read moreSip into Summer with the Westside Wine Trail

Wine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

2013 Syrah (Marcus Ansems) Daydreamer Penticton, BC $34.90 Gold Medal Marcus Ansem is Daydreamer’s high-end label. Marcus Ansem, the winemaker, has taken a leap of faith to put his own name on these wines, but to date it has been a prudent move. These are impressive wines. Garnet black in colour with deep intensity. The … Read moreWine Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

Wine Reviews from the Wine Teacher

  2012 Chardonnay Cedar Creek Kelowna, BC $17.95 Silver medal Tasted 2014 06 This Chardonnay has a small amount of Pinot Gris added to it. Lemon yellow in colour with medium-light intensity.  The nose shows aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple and a hint of banana. Good structure.  Eleven months of sur lees aging give it … Read moreWine Reviews from the Wine Teacher