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Blue Grouse Estate Winery Calls on British Columbia to Help Feed Cowichan Families

Paul, Paula, and Cristina Brunner thank the community for helping feeding Cowichan families in 2020

We all need help every now and then.  Now some Cowichan families need help, and you can help by purchasing wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery who are located in the Cowichan Valley.  $1 from every bottle sold will help…

Two Interesting Red Wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Blue Grouse Estate Winery Quill Q Red and Quill Gamay Noir 2018

Here are two more vegan wines for you from Blue Grouse Estate Winery.  Their Quill Gamay Noir 2018 and their Quill Q Red 2018. The Quill Q Red is a blend of Merlot 75%, Cabernet Franc 11.5%, and Marechal Foch…

Ortega and an Aromatic White Blend from Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Blue Grouse Estate Winery Estate Ortega and Q White 2019 wines

Have you ever heard of the Ortega grape? Did you know that Ortega is a cross between Siegerrebe and Müller-Thurgau?  And did you know that you can try Ortega wine from Blue Grouse Estate Winery from Duncan, BC?  Vancouver Island…

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…

Blue Grouse Reaches $10,000 Donated to Nourish Cowichan

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More good news about BC wineries helping their communities.  This announcement is from Blue Grouse Estate Winery in Duncan on Vancouver Island. ~~~ Blue Grouse Estate Winery Will Donate $10,000 to Nourish Cowichan Thank you very much from Paul, Paula…

Quick Review: Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Gris 2018

Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Noir 2018 label

This week I’m tasting the Blue Grouse Estate Winery Estate Pinot Gris 2018 from Duncan on Vancouver Island and I would like to say my tasting is a work in progress.  The wine was changing in the glass over my…

Getting Schooled about Blue Grouse Estate Winery

Some of the Blue Grouse Wines we tasted for the seminar

I keep mentioning about wineries on Vancouver Island as they give you a different profile of wine compared to what we are more familiar with coming from the Okanagan.  You are not going to find a big Cabernet Sauvignon produced…

Enjoy Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard Paula Sparkling for Valentine’s Day

Blue Grouse Paula sparkling wine label

Valentine’s Day is near and sparkling wine to share with your significant other is probably in your thoughts.  But which sparkling wine?  Champagne or cremant from France?  Franciacorta or prosecco from Italy? Cava from Spain?  How about sparkling wine from…

Free Blue Grouse Estate Winery Tasting Sept 12

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If you have never tasted the wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery, now is your chance.  I have reviewed this winery several times and quite enjoy their wines (my past reviews), in particular their Pinot Noir. This winery is located…

The Latest Blue Grouse Wines: Pinots and More

Blue Grouse Winery (Credit Derek Ford)

Cool climate wines are where the vibrant acidity and tart fruit flavours. Citrus trending to stone fruits for white wines, and red fruits like strawberries, raspberries and red cherries.  A cool climate region to consider for wines is Vancouver Island.…