Say Bonjour to Jean-Claude Mas and Château Paul Mas at VanWineFest 2020

Jean-Claude Mas

Welcome to Jean-Claude Mas and Château Paul Mas who will be at the VanWineFest 2020.  Read about their history and wines in their own words. About Jean-Claude Mas Jean-Claude Mas is a man who relishes a challenge. His story illustrates…

Tasty Social Wines in our Backyard from Backyard Vineyards

Backyard Vineyards Social wine label

Backyard Vineyards is a winery that you may not have heard about, but they are located so close by if you live in the Vancouver lower mainland.  Their winery and tasting room is in Langley.  I’ve visited them for many…

A Quick Visit to Church & State Wines on Vancouver Island

Church & State logo

You never know what you will get to taste when you visit a winery.  During the long weekend, I visited Victoria and made a short trip over to Church & State Wines.  The tasting room and dining room is very…

Celebrate the Wines of Gérard Bertrand at VanWineFest 2020

Gérard Bertrand in the estate of Cigalus – Photo credit Marie Orsmières

Welcome to Gérard Bertrand and the Gérard Bertrand Group who will be at the VanWineFest 2020.  Read about their history and wines in their own words. Introducing Gérard Bertrand In 1975, Georges Bertrand introduced his son, Gérard, to harvesting on…