My First Visit to Corcelettes Estate Winery – Love It Here in the Similkameen!

The Similkameen is ideally located as a force in the burgeoning grape growing and wine making industry that is BC Wine Country.

#DRINKPINK a spring launch of rosé wines from around the globe!

I enjoyed the day and it was nice to sample so many different rosés. The majority of these wines were organic or biodynamic which is different than what I would normally choose.

Meritage – the featured wine of the Okanagan Falls Winery Association Spring Release Tasting 2019

Every year wine lovers look forward to the Okanagan Falls Winery Association Spring Release Tasting. One of the hallmarks of this event is the choosing of the “featured” wine varietal, this year that distinction goes to “Meritage”.

Fall in Love with Quails’ Gate wines on Valentine’s Day with Half Price Shipping

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with half price shipping on our award-winning wines. Plus more things happening at Quails’ Gate.

WINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SHINE IN HONG KONG WITH THE DRINKS BUSINESS

    Last week, the Wines of British Columbia partnered with The Drinks Business Hong Kong to bring 16 BC VQA Wines to Hong Kong in an advanced educational BC VQA Wine Masterclass for the first time, attracting over 40 industry professionals. On November 9, the BC Wine Institute successfully held a Wines of British … Read moreWINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SHINE IN HONG KONG WITH THE DRINKS BUSINESS

Pacific Breeze – The Angel’s Share @Sam_WineTeacher

It’s no secret that I am a fan of the wines at Pacific Breeze. I have many in my cellar, especially their Reserve Chardonnay, Killer Cab, Big Red and Assaszin. It’s a treat to have a winery so close by. New Westminster isn’t far to go whether you live in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Coquitlam … Read morePacific Breeze – The Angel’s Share @Sam_WineTeacher

BC VQA Founders Toast 25 Years of Building an Industry

In 1990, a small group of pioneering winemakers and grapegrowers came together to create the British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance (BC VQA) and the BC Wine Institute (BCWI). “Twenty-five years ago, we needed to implement standards for the industry,” said founding member George Heiss, of Gray Monk Estate Winery. “Establishing BC VQA was the starting … Read moreBC VQA Founders Toast 25 Years of Building an Industry