Month: July 2021

Buy Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to Help the BCHF and Enjoy With BBQ

Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020

Do you think that a Rose wine can pair with BBQ pork ribs, cornbread, and slaw? I put the Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to the test. It is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Malbec made in the…

Grange of Prince Edward 2013 County Crémant

Grange of Prince Edward 2013 County Crémant

Grange of Prince Edward 2013 County Crémant (ON $38) Today I wanted to highlight a beautiful sparkling wine from Prince Edward County, Ontario. Grange of Prince Edward’s 2013 County Crémant – becomes sometimes midweek just calls for bubbles.  Am I…

Burrowing Owl Vineyards Ltd. Purchases Wild Goose Estate Vineyards & Winery Inc.

Jim Wyse with a Burrowing Owl

Winery mergers are expected in BC.  We have many smaller wineries that started up many years ago, and now the winery principals are retiring or wanting to grow their winery even larger.  With the limited land base we have for…

3 Cool Summer Cocktails with Cabot Trail Maple Cream

CABOT TRAIL MAPLE COLADA

I enjoy drinking Cabot Trail Maple Cream with my coffee over the winter, but the Maple Cream can also be used to make cool cocktails in the summer.  I received these three cocktail recipes from the Ungava Spirits distillery to share…

Two Concrete and Amphora Aged Red Wines, Pinot Noir and Malbec, from Okanagan Crush Pad

Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot Noir 2018 and Narrative Malbec 2018

This summer has gone haywire with all the forest fires. I hope they get under control soon. But Haywire wine is something we can all enjoy now. I received a bottle of Okanagan Crush Pad‘s Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot…