With Christmas all packed up and put away, we’re looking forward to the next celebration! We are head-over-heels for these Valentine’s Day Wine Packs. Now is your chance to gift someone you love something everyone loves! All gift packs are available on our website, select “Pickup” at checkout to pickup your order at the winery instead … Read moreLove is in the air at Bench 1775 Winery!
The fun part of not overloading your schedule is the opportunity to discover something new. Here’s the Thing Vineyard just opened this past May so it is definitely the newbie on Black Sage Road. New it may be but co-owner Leah McDowell does know a thing or two about wine. Formerly the owner of a … Read moreDiscovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing
One of the steadfast and better known wineries in British Columbia the Burrowing Owl Estate Winery retains it’s rightful position as a force to be reckoned with in the #bcwine world. Set right in the middle of acres of grapes this favourite never disappoints. It is amazing that year after year they produce top quality … Read moreWine Touring and Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
As novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right.” How lucky for us that October 19 is Global Champagne Day – a day to raise a glass of the quintessential wine of celebration. According to TWB-The Wine Bar’s Wine Director Joshua Carlson, “Bubbles turn any occasion, … Read moreTWB Bursting with Bubbles for Champagne Day
Hello Fall. It’s a busy time at the winery with fall colours appearing and harvest in full swing. So far, the vineyard team has picked Foch, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with more coming in daily. Our winemaking team has two exciting additions – our first concrete eggs (aptly named Julio and Enrique Egglesias). In … Read moreWhat’s happening this Fall at Quails’ Gate
This post features some wineries I have tried for the first time. 2016 Chardonnay Fort Berens Lillooet, $18.98 Straw coloured with medium-light intensity. Oak slightly dominates the nose (I like this style) followed by tropical fruit, citrus, butter and toast. Good balance with good mouthfeel. The flavours echo the nose. Pleasing flavours linger on the … Read moreWednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher