Need a cellar stock up? Buy online at Meyer Family Vineyards

“crafting single vineyard wines of excellence” Dear friends, customers & industry members, We wish to thank you for your continued support through these trying times. As the noose tightens around all of us we can only hope and pray that each of you can survive physically, economically and mentally and that in a few months … Read more Need a cellar stock up? Buy online at Meyer Family Vineyards

New Happy Hour Menu now available at Joe Fortes

Serving more than 50 kinds of fresh fish including our legendary 3-tiered Seafood Tower, premium oysters and succulent chops, Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House signature dishes have become a favourite of locals, celebrities and tourists alike.

Stock up with these specials on sets! CheckMate Artisanal Winery

As we find any reason to celebrate, from the sight of blue skies, to resuming our daily morning vineyard walks and getting ready to flip our ‘by appointment only’ sign to ‘now open for tastings’, Spring is finally just around the corner. 

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2014 Chardonnay Blackwood Lane Langley, BC $29.00 Golden yellow with medium-intensity.  Toast, buttered popcorn, citrus and pineapple on the nose.  Very good balance with a rich creamy texture.  The flavours mirror the nose followed by a medium-plus finish.  This wine has aged very nicely. (photo unavailable) 2017 Morning Fog Chardonnay Wente Livermore Valley, California $19.99 … Read more Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

Premium Quality Wines from Wines of South Africa

Many of the wines were what the producers consider to be “premium” wines. The majority of the wineries are located in the Western Cape.

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 more The Anticipated 2018 Synchromesh Riesling(s) Release