Category: bc

A Canadian Invasion at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Canadian flag

O Canada!  Our 150th birthday is next year, 2017, and we need to celebrate.  The Vancouver International Wine Festival felt the spirit and chose Canada as the theme country for the Festival in 2017.  It is not just wineries from…

Want to Try Grape and Blueberry Wine from Monte Creek Ranch?

The 2015 vintage was the hottest in years in BC, and recorded the earliest grape harvest of all time.  The heat helped fully ripen the grapes, and produce full-bodied, ripe red wines in the Okanagan, and also the Kamloops region,…

A Bene Nota from Black Hills Estate Winery Nota Bene

Black Hills Estate Winery Nota Bene 2014 label

Black Hills Estate Winery on the Black Sage Road in the Okanagan is best known for their “Nota Bene” Bordeaux blend red wine.  When I was taking my WSET classes downtown many years ago, it was extremely difficult to get a bottle…

3 Whites from Fraser Valley’s Singletree Winery

Three Singletree white wines

The Fraser Valley has a few wineries, but they are not as well-known as our Okanagan wineries.  One of the newer Fraser Valley wineries is Singletree Winery from the Abbotsford area. Being a cooler climate area for grape growing, expect…

SpierHead Winery Delivers with 3 Classy White Wines

SpierHead Winery Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Chardonnay

SpierHead Winery is one of the most consistent quality wine producers I know in the Okanagan.  I am always impressed with their Pinot Noir and white wines.  I recently received their 2015 vintage of Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Riesling wines.…

Liquidity Wines Releases 2014 Pinot Reserves and Chardonnay Reserve

Liquidity Wines logo

It’s time to stock up your wine cellar for the upcoming monsoon season here in Vancouver.  One winery you may want to consider is Liquidity Wines from Okanagan Falls.  They recently released their 2014 vintage.  Below is a press release…