Category: Gewurztraminer

A Few Favourite Wines from the Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Wine Tasting

It is Spring and I was fortunate to attend the Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Tasting covering wines from Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake.┬á This is the first stand-up and walk-around trade tasting that I had since the COVID…

A Back Door Winery White Blend and Their Estate Reserve Pinotage

Back Door Winery Nice Rack White Blend and Okanagan Hills Estate Reserve Pinotage 2018

My final two wines from Back Door Winery in Summerland are their Nice Rack White Blend, NV, a blend of Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, and Viognier, and their Okanagan Hills Estate Reserve Pinotage 2018. The white wine comes under a Stelvin…

2 Baillie-Grohman Wines To Impress on Valentine’s Day

Salmon pinwheel and Baillie-Grohman wines for Valentine's Day

I thought I would offer you more suggestions for wine and food pairings for Valentine’s Day.┬á I picked two wines from the four wines I received from Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery in Creston to cook with salmon with shrimp stuffed pinwheels…

Ontario’s Speck Bros. Bianco Secco Lazzara

Speck Bros. Bianco Secco Lazzara

Speck Bros. Bianco Secco Lazzara ($17.95 at LCBO) Last weekend I opened Spec BrosÔÇÖ Bianco Secco Lazzara as a little pick-me-up. And today I wanted to share my tasting notes on this bubbly made from Riesling with supporting roles coming…

Ontario’s Thirty Bench Small Lot Gew├╝rztraminer 2019

Thirty Bench Small Lot Gew├╝rztraminer 2019

Thirty Bench Small Lot Gew├╝rztraminer 2019 $29.95 (from winery) Over the weekend, I posted a reel featuring my favorite fall salad which I paired with this wine – a local Ontario dry Gew├╝rztraminer. Now this is a varietal I donÔÇÖt…

Have You Tried Skin Contact White Wines from Modest Wines?

Modest Wines the elder vicar 2019 and no. 4 orange 2020

Do you like white wines with skin contact? These “natural” style wines are becoming more common. I have two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery and their Modest Wines line. One is “the elder vicar 2019” which is a blend…