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.

Two Extraordinary Chefs One Outstanding Dinner 1909 Kitchen hosts #TofinoEats

The much anticipated #TofinoEats Chef Series dinner featuring the culinary magic of both guest Chef Alex Chen and hosting Chef Paul Moran was truly nothing short of outstanding.

New South Okanagan Winery, Phantom Creek Estates, to Open Late Summer 2019

Led by an all-star winemaking team that includes Olivier Humbrecht MW (Domaine Zind-Humbrecht), Cameron Vawter (Napa’s Dana Estates) and Anne Vawter (Oakville Ranch, Red Mare), and designed by John Taft of Backen & Gillam Architects (Harlan Estate, Dana Estates, Ovid), Phantom Creek Estates announced that the new South Okanagan winery will open late summer 2019 for private tours and tastings by-appointment-only and will fully open to the public in 2020.

The Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

The 2018 Rieslings from Synchromesh are LIT for 2018. A return to a typical vintage and Alan’s famous“Bladerunner” acid range. Alan Dickinson stops his ferments naturally to purposefully leave a healthy dose of residual sugar.  The wines require it – they come from small cool-climate plots which produce ripe grapes with extraordinary low PH. Seriously.  -Among the lowest PH’s in the … Read moreThe Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release

Coastal Craft Beverages – Meet the Makers Summer 2019 Tasting Event

The event was event a trade tasting format with lots of time to sample, ask questions and learn more about ‘Meet the Makers’ from Sheringham Distillery, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, Blue Grouse Estate Winery, Stag’s Hollow Winery, Fitzpatrick Family Vineyard, Ricco Bambino, and Roche Wines.  Super excited to have our friends from Russell Brewing and Townsite Brewing. Truffles Catering and the Wandering Mollusk provided small bites to pair nicely with our tastings.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

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

The Tasting Games a fun blind tasting competition April 23, May 7, 14, 21st

Hosted by Master of Wine Rhys Pender, each of the fun, irreverent events in Oliver, Penticton and Kelowna will feature three wine industry celebrities on stage, blind tasting five wines. The evening will begin with a quick “how to blind taste wine” tutorial from Rhys, and then the game is on!