Two Fresh New White Releases from SpierHead Winery

SpierHead Winery

With all our wonderful sunny, warm weather in the Vancouver lower mainland, and the spot prawn festival going on, some nice fruity BC white wines would be appropriate.  Two bottles I received to try from SpierHead Winery in Kelowna are…

Discover New Zealand in a Glass 2015

Discover New Zealand in a Glass

Each year, New Zealand wine makers come to Canada to show us their latest wines.  I enjoy tasting the fresh fruit of New Zealand wines, trying the latest vintages from wineries I know about already, and discovering new wineries to…

Purity, Focus, and Finesse in Argentinean Wines

A flight of Argentine wines

We all can learn.  Nothing stays the same.  Things change.  This is true about ourselves, but also about wine regions.  In this case, I attended a seminar to learn about what changes have been going on the last few years…

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Comes to Vancouver

Chianti Classico logo

Chianti Classico is a region in Tuscany between Florence and Siena in Italy, which produces wonderful red wines from the Sangiovese grapes, sometimes combined with other indigenous or international varieties.  To be “Chianti Classico” the blend must be at least…