Month: June 2021

4 +1 Alsatian Wineries Looking to Delight Canadians

Alsatian Wines to Review

Do you enjoy Alsatian wines?  They are very food-friendly, with Riesling being the best-known grape from the region.  There are also other aromatic white varieties, like Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Gewurztraminer, and now Pinot Noir is becoming more widely…

Oliver’s Stoneboat Vineyards acquired by Verhoeff Family

Stoneboat Rock Opera 2017

Breaking news in the Okanagan. Another BC winery has changed ownership.  This time it is Stoneboat Vineyards, who for me is best known for their Pinotage and their Piano sparkling wine.  Here is the press release announcement. ~~~ [Oliver, BC]…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country Presents Savour the Sun Vancouver

Savour the Sun

With dining restrictions lessened in BC and COVID second shots underway, you may want to get out and enjoy some delicious food and BC wine at a restaurant.  Here is a press release about one sponsored by Oliver Osoyoos Wine…

Showing Gratitude Through Wine To Our Hospitality Industry

Gratitude by JAKs wines for 2021

JAK’s Beer Wine Spirits and Okanagan Crush Pad have collaborated for a second year to present four new limited release Gratitude Wines with $1 from each wine bottle being donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation in June 2021.  The British…

Check Out the Father’s Day Bundle from Volcanic Hills Estate Winery

Volcanic Hills Fathers Day package 2

Need something for Father’s Day?  How about local BC wine and other products from Volcanic Hills Estate Winery?  Here are the details from Volcanic Hills Estate Winery. ~~~ Father’s Day Gift Package He works hard – it’s time to show…

A Saison and a Helles Bock from the Vancouver Island Pod Pack for Orcas and Salmon

Pod Pack

Have you ever seen a pod of Orcas?  How about a pod of Orcas in a 4 pack? The Pod Pack The Pod Pack is a selection of 4 beers made especially to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation.  Pod Pack…

Pairing BC Halibut with Mayhem Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé Wines

Mediterranean Baked Halibut and Mayhem Wines

Besides spot prawn season, I think many BC’ers also look forward to halibut season.  It makes great fish and chips, but you can also cook it in other ways.  I received two 6 oz halibut portions from Organic Ocean to…