Support The Girls and Breast Cancer Research With These Wines

The Girls Vivacious Rose and Voluptuous Red

Breast cancer I hazard to guess has touched every Canadian family in some way or another.  In my family my mother had breast cancer, which was thankfully cured.  I have lost a sister-in-law to breast cancer, and I have a…

27 Shades of French Wine Perfection

A flight of Bouchard Père & Fils white wines

At a certain quality level of wine, which typically comes from wineries that have decided to spend the extra effort on selecting grapes from the best vineyard plots, hand picking and sorting the grapes, and letting the grapes express themselves…

Some Select Wines & Spirits Portfolio Gems

Select Wines & Spirits logo

One of the definitions in The Free Dictionary of “portfolio” is “A group of investments held by an investor, investment company, or financial institution.” I thought that for a wine & spirits agency those bottles of wines and spirits are…

My Latest Wine Picks from the IVSA September 2014

With September, comes the new season of tasting wines which have arrived in British Columbia, through the IVSA.  There can always be found wines from every corner of the world, and also beer and spirits too.  My wine picks come…

Mt Boucherie – Trying Wines from Blaufränkisch to Zinfandel

Mt Boucherie winery

Everyone probably knows what is Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay wine if it is mentioned.  But there are many grape varieties that maybe not that well known, outside of the wine geeks like me.  Time for that to change.  Mt. Boucherie…