Day Tripping to Covert Farms Family Estate

The farm is 650 acres with 300 acres leased to Peller Estates and 40 acres leased for the production of organic fruits and vegetables. There is a store with Secrest organic produce and even fields of u-pick, just like a real farm because it truly is a real working farm.

1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

With the weather getting warmer and the nights getting longer, it’s officially BBQ season and what better day to BBQ than Canada Day? When you have everything from veggies to burgers on your BBQ, you need a drink that doesn’t overpower or underwhelm.       Recently I attended a tasting of the 1000 Stories … Read more1000 Stories Bourbon BBQ recipes just in time for Canada Day

A Study in Zinfandel

A while ago I was invited to a Zinfandel tasting at the home of a fellow wine writer. She had solicited wines from eight BC wineries (betcha didn’t know that there were so many BC zins) to compare to a California one. California zinfandels typically show the following characteristics – jammy ripe fruit, dark berries, … Read moreA Study in Zinfandel