Category: california

Hahn Family Wines Pinot Noir 2014 – A Tale of 2 Wines

We all need air to breathe, don’t you agree? Even wines can benefit from breathing. ¬†I was reminded this twice over the last few days. ¬†One was at a restaurant, where I ordered a bottle of red wine that I’ve…

Quick Review: Pendragon Satin White and Velvet Red

Pendragon logo

I taste wines at all price points so that everyone has some wine that they can afford to enjoy.¬† Recently I received a bottle of Pendragon Satin White and Velvet Red wines from Artisan Wine Co (from Vancouver).¬† Both wines…

A Few Portfolio Gems from Select Wines Portfolio Tasting

Select Wines Portfolio tasting

It is always a special time when a wine agency opens their portfolio of wines for you to taste, review, and recommend.¬† This past week I had a chance to try the wines from Select Wines’ annual portfolio tasting.¬† With…

Andrew Peller Shows Off Their Wines – Local and Abroad

William Fevre Chablis and Petit Chablis

My second agent portfolio wine tasting for September is by Andrew Peller Ltd and Andrew Peller Import Agency.¬† Through both branches they show off our local BC wines, and the wines the represent from around the world.¬† It was a…

Heading into the Chinese New Year of the Wooden Sheep

Chinese Year of the Sheep 2015

Chinese Year of the Wooden Sheep According to¬†chinesefortunecalendar.com, “…Sheep is one of Chinese favorite animals…2013 is Snake year; 2014 is Horse year. Both of them are in Fire group. 2015 is the last year of Fire cycle. Sheep is the…