Category: Cabernet Franc

Church & State Wines Cabernet Franc and Merlot 2017 for the Fall

Church & State Wines Cabernet Franc and Merlot 2017

It’s Fall now.¬† We can’t hide from it, so time to embrace it with red wines.¬† I’m tasting Church & State Wines, Cabernet Franc and Merlot 2017, with the grapes coming from the Okanagan Valley.¬† 2017 had a hot summer…

Back to the Future with Gold Hill Merlot 2014 and Cabernet Merlot 2017

Gold Hill Merlot 2014 and Cabernet Merlot 2017

Here are two big red wines from Gold Hill Winery¬†from Oliver in the South Okanagan.¬† Both are Merlot based.¬† Their Gold Hill Merlot 2014 coming in at 16.1% alc, and their Gold Hill Cabernet Merlot 2017.¬† It is interesting that…

Two Fresh BC Wines from Monte Creek Ranch and Harper’s Trail For the Summer

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Field Blend White 2019 and Monte Creek Ranch Cabernet Merlot 2017

It’s definitely summer time with all the sun and heat!¬† I’m not complaining, but thinking about which wines would be nice to drink on these hot days.¬† I have 2 BC wines for you; a white from Harper’s Trail Estate…

2020 All Canadian Wine Championships Have Big Winners from Kamloops

Monte Creek Ranch vineyard manager Miguel with Best White Wine of The Year - Riesling Reserve

I have been telling all my readers about the quality of wines coming from Kamloops.¬† The 2020 All Canadian Wine Championships just announced their winners, and Kamloops wineries have brought in more medals.¬† Here is the press release from the…

A Good Way to Enjoy the Summer with Harper’s Trail Rose and Pinot Gris 2019

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Rosé and Pinot Gris 2019

I have been fortunate to receive the latest Ros√© and Pinot Gris wines from Harper’s Trail Estate Winery in Kamloops. Tasting them, I can say that they are made for summer drinking. If you need some place to visit in…

Two Big Reds from Dirty Laundry – Bordello and Cabernet Sauvignon

Dirty Laundry Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordello with wines in glass

The last two wines that I’m tasting from Dirty Laundry Vineyard are Big Reds; a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Bordeaux blend. Nothing dirty here.¬† Lots of fresh fruit flavours in these two wines.¬† Great aromas and flavours.¬† Let me tell…

Winemaker’s CUT Estate and Heritage Wines Latest Releases

Winemaker's CUT wines

I have been enjoying tasting and writing about Winemaker’s CUT Estate Winery‘s wines since they first released their wines. Owners Michal¬†and¬†Martina Mosny undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest their grapes, adhere to zero pesticides, low sulphur use, and let the wines…

Chefs Plate Dishes Quality You Can Cook Plus BC Wine

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Chefs Plate provides you with pre-portioned ingredients and easy to follow recipe cards that help you cook meals at home. They offer 15 different dishes every week for you to choose from: from meat-based dishes, to salads, and even vegetarian…