Month: December 2014

Let’s Talk about Samantha Syrah and Haywire Free Form Wines

Samantha Rahn

Okanagan Crush Pad seems to be coming up with lots of small production wines, trying different things with different grapes, people, and inspiration.  This article is about two of their latest wines; Haywire Free Form and Samantha Syrah. About Haywire…

Say Cheers to Burch Family Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Mad Fish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

Burch Family Wines from Australia represent three different brands: Howard Park, Marchand & Burch, and MadFish Wines.  Did you know that Denmark is in Australia?  Neither did I, but read on to learn more about Denmark, Burch Family Wines, and…

Be Impressed by Spierhead Winery 2013 Vintage Wines

SpierHead Winery

SpierHead Wines in Kelowna has been producing some quality wines since the first vintage I tasted a few years ago.  At the 2014 National Wine Awards of Canada their 2012 Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir Gentleman Farmer all won Silver…

Meet Bleasdale Vineyards at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

Bleasdale logo

The next winery to introduce you to at the Vancouver International Wine Festival is Bleasdale Vineyards.  Learn about their interesting region that has an afternoon breeze called the “Lake Doctor” to help slow the grapes ripening and should keep more…