Category: wine tasting

Pairing Some Holiday Cheer with Pastries and Chocolates from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Pairing Some Holiday Cheer with Pastries and Chocolates from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

During the holidays many of us like to make, give and/or receive pastries and chocolates.  But what do we pair them with?  Tea or coffee?  Yes those are what most people do, but how about wine?  I took up that…

Toast Hope Family Wines at VanWineFest 2019

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Hope Family Wines is family-run, and started in 1978 in the Paso Robles area of California.  They produce several wine labels you may recognize: Liberty School, Treana, Quest, Austin Hope, and Troublemaker.  Liberty School and Treana are the ones I…

Enjoy a Glass from Stags’ Leap Winery at VanWineFest 2019

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Here is one of the oldest wineries in Napa Valley that you should try at VanWineFest 2019.  Read about the winery and their wines in their own words. About Stags’ Leap Winery Located at the very heart of Stags Leap…

Celebrate a Glass with Beaulieu Vineyard at VanWineFest 2019

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Let’s welcome Beaulieu Vineyard to VanWineFest 2019.  I’ve enjoyed their wines for many years.  Let them tell you in their own words about their winery and the wines at VanWineFest. About Beaulieu Vineyard For more than 100 years, Beaulieu Vineyard…

Learning More about Washington State Wines at WBC18

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I recently posted an article about Washington and Oregon wines that will be at EAT! Vancouver in November, and provided you with some background information on the signature grapes and wines produced in these two states.  I have also attended…

What Do You Know about Washington and Oregon Wines? Check Out EAT! Vancouver

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We all love drinking our BC wines.  Although we do have a hotter climate in the South Okanagan, we still are overall a fairly cool climate region, doing well with aromatic white varieties, along with Pinot Noir and Gamay, as you…