Category: Cabernet Franc

A Steak Friendly Red Blend from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Landing Road Red Blend 2018

My last wine to taste from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery is their 2018 Landing Road Red Blend from the Okanagan Valley. It is made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec grapes; a Bordeaux blend. I have been mentioning…

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,…

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…

Organic Cabernet Sauvignon or Franc for Your Pleasure from Summerhill

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Cabernet Franc 2018 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

I have two organic Cabernet wines for you from Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna. I received their 2019 Organic Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2018 Organic Cabernet Franc to taste and review. The wines after being made were aged for some…

Hillside Winery Merlot Malbec and Heritage Series Cabernet Franc For Now and Later

Hillside Winery Merlot Malbec and Heritage Series Cabernet Franc

Here I have two bigger red wines from Hillside Winery, located on the Naramata Bench. One is their Heritage Series Cabernet Franc 2017, while the other wine is their Merlot Malbec 2018. The former is under cork while the latter…

Curb Your Grilling Craving with some Winter BBQ ideas with Armstrong Cheese

Jerk chicken burger or bahn mi cheese burger

It’s getting bone-chilling cold across Canada.  Even in balmy Vancouver, the temperatures may go down to -10 degrees C.  You think about the summer and bbq, but that seems so far away.  Armstrong Cheese sent me an email with a…

Phantom Creek Estates Complimentary Chocolates with your Wine Order- Valentine’s Special

Phantom Creek Estate Valentine's Special

If one bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day is not enough, why not buy two bottles of wine from Phantom Creek Estates and get a box of Sandrine chocolates as well?  Here is the announcement from Phantom Creek Estates.  Sandrine…