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Tomatoes and Rose Wine at Provence Marinaside for August

Provence Marinaside Tomato Festival Emrys Horton, EPH Photography

It’s August and tomatoes are ripening on the vine with all our sunshine and ready for us to enjoy with a great meal with friends and BC wine.  Provence Marinaside has put together a special menu for August using tomatoes…

August Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores

Premium Sauvignon Blanc

Here is the latest announcement from BC Liquor Stores about what special events that you can participate in various Liquor Stores in August.  You will find wines from Uruguay and New Zealand, whisky from Scotland, gin and ciders from BC…

Impeccable Taste from Winemaker’s CUT

Winemaker's CUT flight of wines

This is the third release from Winemaker’s CUT from Oliver, BC by Michal and Martina Mosny.  I congratulate them on their dedication to these small production wines and the quality that they deliver in the bottle.  They undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest…

Celebrate Canada Day 2019 with Canadian Wine!

Canadian flag

The Canada Day long weekend celebration is this weekend.  Picnics and bbq and generally getting together with friends and family will happen.  Enjoying this scene with Canadian wine would make it even better in my opinion.  Below is a list…

CheckMate Artisanal Winery is Not Gambling, They Have the Winning Hand

CheckMate Artisinal Winery Little Pawn and Opening Gambit 2014

The CheckMate Artisanal Winery is a project by the von Mandl family, who established the Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.  Mission Hill won the Top Chardonnay in the World in 1994 at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London. …

A Selection of BC Wine Gems from BC VQA 2019 Spring Wine Release

Bloom BC VQA Spring Release booklet

Riesling, Pinot Gris and Viognier were prominent in this BC VQA Spring wine release tasting.  It is not surprising as white wine releases are more common in the Spring while more red wines are released in the Fall.  Viognier though…