Month: March 2021

Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 (NZ $25) Sourced from fruit grown in the Wairau Valley, this is a Sauvignon that’ll soothe the throat and clear the nose in majestic fashion. No joke. It’s an ultra-concentrated, herbaceously heaving example…

It’s TIME to Enjoy a Viognier and a White Bordeaux Blend

TIME Viognier 2018 and White Meritage 2018

It’s TIME to review a Viognier and a White Meritage, Bordeaux, blend from TIME Winery. Both are from the 2018 vintage; the first vintage for TIME Winery by winemaker Lynzee Schatz. These were two of the wines offered for tasting…

Hop Over to Provence Marinaside for an Easy Easter Dinner

Provence Marinaside Heat and Eat

Another holiday is coming soon; Easter.  If you celebrate Easter, or you just enjoy the Spring time and wonderful weather, and food, you may want to order Provence Marinaside’s Easter Heat and Eat Dinner.  It looks delicious, has a few…

Celebrating Winemaker Lynzee Schatz from TIME Winery on International Women’s Day

Lynzee Schatz winemaker at TIME Estate Winery (Image courtesy Evolve Cellars)

Yesterday, I wrote about my participation in International Women’s Day with a virtual wine tasting of wines by TIME Winery and Evolve Cellars.  The two wines were the Evolve Pink Effervescence and the TIME Winery Syrah 2018. We were told…

Celebrating International Women’s Day By Virtual Tasting With TIME Winery

International Women's Day By Virtual Tasting With TIME Winery members and media

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails returns: May 28 & 29, 2021

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails

We love our BC wines and hope to be able visit them this Spring and Summer, safely of course.  One event that takes COVID protocols into account is the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails at the end of…

Celebrating 60 Years of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio

Santa Margherita logo

We all probably have had a bottle of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio with a meal, at home, or with friends.  But what do we know about this wine and winery?  Did you know that Santa Margherita developed this wine style…

An Argentinean Tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017 and Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec 2018

My final two wines I’m tasting as my tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival are from Argentina, as the theme region for this year’s Festival would have been South America. I have the Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017, a…