Big Reds for a Barbecue

As we waited for everyone to arrive, we chatted and strolled the gardens with a refreshing glass of 2018 La Ensemble, a sauvignon blanc/semillon blend from La Frenz winery in Naramata.

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

2018 Petit Rouge Le Vieux Pin Oliver, BC $22.99 This Le Vieux Pin entry-level wine is a blend of Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.  Garnet red in colour with medium-deep intensity.  The nose opens with aromas of pepper, blackberry, cherry, earth, vanilla and spice.  Good balance with medium body.  Pleasing on the palate with flavours … Read more

Malbec Day 2016

Malbec may have grown up long ago in Bordeaux, but it has since retired to Argentina. Not the whole grape family, mind you. Some, perhaps out of a sense of patriotism or because they thought Argentina would be too hot, stayed in France and settled a little to the east in Cahors. A few adventurous … Read more