Food Network’s Bob Blumer Joins Local Culinary Favourite For An All-Star Evening Of Food, Wine, And Humanitarian Relief

“I have worked with Blumer many times through the years and these events always have quality surprises,” said Coyne. “The Crown & Thieves team are taking things to the next level with this one!”

Wednesday Wine Reviews with @Sam_WineTeacher

  2020 Sauvignon Blanc (Reserva Especial) Santa Rita 120 Valle Central, Chile $11.99 This value-priced wine over-delivers.  Great for an everyday wine to keep in the fridge.  Lemon yellow with medium-minus intensity.  Aromas of lemon, honey, melon, fresh-cut grass, and hints of green apple and green beans on the nose.  Good body with medium-plus body.  … Read more

#ThisWineThatDish | Frind The Premier 2019

Deep, rich aromas of ripe fruit. Good colour and clarity. For such a young wine it has excellent body and distinctly mature flavours, mainly plum torte, followed by Red Delicious apples.

#ShiptoSip 2021 with Fort Berens Estate Winery

We are passionate about making wines that express the unique Lillooet terroir. We aim to provide premium quality wines at a fair price ensuring our customers get great value for their money.

#ShiptoSip 2021 with Kalala Organic Estate Winery

Kalala, meaning “Miracle Place”, is the symbol of our commitment to harmony with nature, organic viticulture practices, and our wines. An award winning winery located on the upper bench of West Kelowna, the Okanagan Valley.

Winemaker’s Thoughts on BC Harvest 2020

With thanks to Julian Park, BC Wine Trends for sharing this article. The 2020 harvest in British Columbia was a replay of 2019. With another February freeze causing bud damage and low yields. A very early October cold snap and snowfall caused harvest challenges. When the crush was completed, and although the yields were down … Read more

Holiday shop in style as you Sip into the Season on The Westside Wine Trail

“A fun and festive way to shop local, Sip into the Season is one of the most popular events along the Westside Wine Trail,” remarks Association Representative Lindsay Kelm. “Our members continue to raise the bar with their offerings and with two new members this year, including our first cidery, 2019 will be our biggest Sip event to-date.”

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

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

Freezing Temperatures Bring Icewine Harvest to BC Wineries

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early morning hours on December 6.

Our #FavouriteThings – Summer Sipping with Quails’ Gate Gewürztraminer

This delightful Summer Sipping recommendation is a full bodied, flavourful, aromatic favourite – Gewürztraminer. This off dry German style wine is often suggested for a pairing with Asian or spicy foods. My personal favourite pairing is with strong flavoured cheeses like French camembert (Saint Albray or similar St. Andre), tomato based antipasti or a black olive … Read more

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