Spring 2017 is Blooming with BC Wine

Bloom VQA Spring Release 2017

Finally, the sunny, warm weather is with us here in BC. Winter was dreadful, but now we can get out on the patio and enjoy some freshly vinified BC white wine. The 2016 harvest was very good in BC and…

Lunessence Winery Winemaker’s Cut and More

Lunessence Winery sign

Lunessence Winery in Summerland, BC is one of our newer wineries.  2016 was their third vintage.  Their philosophy is to create fine wines that showcase the unique terroir of their vineyards.  They use sustainable, environmentally sensitive viticulture, treating the vineyard…

Top Drop Vancouver 2017 – An Authentic Experience

Top Drop Vancouver

This is my second year attending Top Drop Vancouver, where small-scale producers from around the world show us their hand crafted wines. According to Top Drop, “Our focus is terroir-influenced, handcrafted wines, and the people behind them. W e believe…

14 World Wine Picks for Spring 2017

Spring table and chairs to enjoy wine

It’s Spring.  We should be putting on our shorts, getting out on the patio and enjoying some wine, cheese, fresh seafood, and some grilled lamb chops.  These wines from the latest IVSA should fit the bill. White and Sparkling Wines…