Month: May 2020

Discovering Gold in the Okanagan Valley, Gold Hill Winery Announces New Team Member

GoldHill Winery, Val Tait and Navi Gurbachan (Image courtesy Gold Hill Winery)

Congratulations to Gold Hill Winery for bringing in Val Tait as their winemaker and viticulturist. I’ve had the pleasure of trying and writing about their wines on mywinepal.  Bringing on Val Tait with her years of winemaking experience at Bench…

Quick Review: Coolshanagh Chardonnay and Pinot Noir 2016

Coolshanagh vineyard (Image courtesy Coolshanagh Wines)

Would you like to help the BC Hospitality Foundation, who helps hospitality workers facing financial crisis due to a health condition?  Why not buy these two wines from Coolshanagh Wines on the north end of the Naramata Bench?  $10 per…

Quick Review: Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2017

Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2017

This week I participated in a virtual Trade Tasting with various media and Blue Grouse Estate Winery‘s owner Paul Brunner and winemaker Bailey Williamson.  Paul gave us a brief intro to the geological history of Vancouver Island and the specifics…

Okanagan Crush Pad launches “Many Hands Rosé” at Everything Wine to Raise Funds for BC Hospitality Foundation

Okanagan Crush Pad Many Hands Rosé sm

More new wines coming out for you to enjoy this summer!  The latest is the 2018 Many Hands Rosé by Okanagan Crush Pad and sold through Everything Wine stores.  And the bonus is that when you buy a bottle, $1…

Winemaker’s CUT Estate and Heritage Wines Latest Releases

Winemaker's CUT wines

I have been enjoying tasting and writing about Winemaker’s CUT Estate Winery‘s wines since they first released their wines. Owners Michal and Martina Mosny undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest their grapes, adhere to zero pesticides, low sulphur use, and let the wines…

Singletree Winery Virtual Tasting May 22nd – Get Your Bottles!

Singletree Winery

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a winemaker and have them tell you about the bottle of wine you are enjoying with them?  What was the harvest like?  Did they use indigenous/wild yeasts to ferment the wine?  What…