#FavouriteThings weekly recap of Holiday Gift Suggestions

This is just our second week publishing our recommended Holiday Gift Suggestions. We know you are going to love the wines, and spirits, we have included so far. Between now and late December we will be sharing our selections with you. If a winery is offering a time sensitive wine or wine pack we will … Read more#FavouriteThings weekly recap of Holiday Gift Suggestions

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Some people are surprised that Vancouver Island has such noteworthy wineries. I tell them they need to get out more! Explore the Island because there is lots to offer. Cowichan Valley is beautiful and a great place to visit.

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – McWatters Collection

Harry McWatters is a 49 year veteran of the thriving British Columbia wine industry who needs no introduction. We are going to let his wine speak for itself. This is a wine you will be proud to give this holiday season. Be sure to put the McWatter’s Meritage high on your list of gift suggestions. 

Vanessa Vineyards: Wow Wines a review by Sam the Wine Teacher

For years, I have seen the name, ‘Vanessa Vineyards’ listed on some wines produced by Sandhill Winery.  Winemaker Howard Soon recognized the quality of the fruit coming from this site years ago and opted to make single vineyard wines from these grapes instead of blending them in with grapes from other areas.     Two … Read moreVanessa Vineyards: Wow Wines a review by Sam the Wine Teacher

CheckMate Invites you to Winter in Wine Country on Saturday, November 24

Join CheckMate at the Installation for Winter in Wine country as they introduce their newly released 2015 Chardonnays on Saturday, November 24th.