Tag: Barossa

Quick Wine Review: St. John’s Road Peace of Eden Riesling

When you think of Australian wine and regions, you probably think of a hot climate, Barossa Valley, and maybe the Coonawarra.  But what about cool climate regions of Australia?  Yes, there are cooler regions in Australia where aromatic varieties like…

Australian Semillon and More at Dish N’ Dazzle

A vertical of 3 Semillon from Australia

Question: What does Australian Semillon have to do with BC Hospitality Foundation?  Answer: Dish N’ Dazzle.  Dish N’ Dazzle is a public charity event where the funds raised are used to support individuals in the hospitality industry that are coping with…

Welcoming Casella Family Brands to the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Casella Family Brands

Have you heard of [yellow tail] wines?   Probably most of you have.  A very popular wine label for many years here in North America.  The wines are produced by the Casella family in Australia.  But they are more than [yellow…

Presenting Thorn-Clarke Wines at Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Thorn-Clarke logo

Thorn-Clarke Wines is coming from Australia to pour their wines for you at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  I’ve known and tasted their wines for many years while I was part of the South World Wine Society here in Vancouver.…

Thistledown Wines Comes to the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Thistledown logo

Thistledown Wines draws on its Celtic links for their logo. Established in 2010 by Giles Cooke MW, “The Pom”, Fergal Tynan MW “The Irishman” and Peter Leske “The Australian of German Descent”. Giles Cooke passed his MW first time around…

The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture

Peter Lehmann Wines

Have you heard about The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture?  Peter Lehmann Wines is inviting Canadian wine lovers to The National Tasting: a first-of-its-kind live-streaming and interactive panel discussion featuring some of the wine world’s leading experts. Peter…