Category: wine tasting

Celebrating KWV’s South African Wines at L’Abattoir

Roast fillets of beef together with a veal sweetbread served with 3 red wines from KWV at L Abattoir small

Two years ago I was fortunate to meet wine maker Izele van Blerk from KWV, the largest winery in South Africa, at a Trade tasting in Vancouver 2 years ago.  I talked about my experience with South African wine through…

Black Hills Estate Nota Bene Limited Release Around Vancouver

Nota Bene 2014

This is a copy of the press release I received about their upcoming events in Vancouver. Enjoy! ~~~ Black Hills Estate Winery‘s 2014 Nota Bene wine will be available to the trade and public across BC on September 1st. This…

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day’s 20th Anniversary with Nk’Mip Cellars and Indigenous Inspired Cuisine on June 21, 2016

It’s time to celebrate Aboriginal culture and wine. You can enjoy both on June 21st. Please read the following press release that I received. Enjoy. ~~~ Osoyoos, B.C. (June 9, 2016) – On June 21,Canadians are invited to celebrate National Aboriginal Day‘s…

Having Lunch with New World Winery of the Year: Santa Carolina Winery

Santa Carolina New World Winery of the Year

The 2015 New World Winery of the Year from Wine Enthusiast magazine is Santa Carolina Winery from Chile.  To say they are New World though is quite interesting as the winery has been in existence since 1875.  But of course,…