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Two Sides of Cabernet With Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Lover's Lane Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

With Dr. Henry lifting restrictions for us being able to travel within our zone for recreation purposes, I present you with two “Lover’s Lane” wines by Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery. One is a Cabernet Franc and the other Cabernet Sauvignon,…

Enjoy Spring on the Patio with Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Pinot Gris and Rosé 2020

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Pinot Gris and Rosé 2020

I have two new fresh Spring and Summer wines for you from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna. Their 2020 Rosé and Pinot Gris are made for sitting on the patio and enjoying food and friendship. In 2020, following…

A Virtual Preview of the BC 2020 Vintage with 3 Winemakers

Singletree Rosé 2020, Cliff and Gorge Vineyards Pinot Auxerrois 2020, and Baillie-Grohnam Rosé 2020 wines

In November 2020, I interviewed a few BC winemakers about their current harvest. From their discussions, I determined that overall the growing season was average, but there was a cooler rainy spring. August and September had good weather. Harvest started…

Provence Marinaside Combines May Winery Menu and BC Spot Prawns to Create a Perfect Pairing

BC Spot Prawn Duo with Kutatas Wines Rose, Pinot Noir 2019 (Photo credits to Emrys Horton and Aoife Rafferty)

This food and wine pairing from Provence Marinaside is truly awesome.  I am salivating thinking about how delicious the dishes will be, with fresh BC seafood and local BC wine from Kutatàs Wines from Salt Spring Island. Here is the…

BC Breweries Release Over 50 New Beers Inspired by the Spring Season

Coast Mountain Bloem Saison

With the COVID restrictions, we are now enjoying wine and beer closer to home.  If you do enjoy beer, there is a slate of new beers released by our local BC breweries.  Here is a press release about the new…