Category: Okanagan

Tiki Single Vineyard Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019

Tiki Single Vineyard Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019

Tiki Single Vineyard Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019 (NZ $24.99) If you’re looking for seriously juicy chardonnay that powers pineapple, peach, citrus oils and a luscious lick of spicy, caramelised oak across your olfactories, then this is the business.  Beautifully balanced,…

Reaching the SUMMIT of Wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery SUMMIT 2017 with wine in glass

I’ve really enjoyed tasting through Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery‘s flight of newly released wines, and now I’ve reached the summit.  One of their top tier wines is known as the SUMMIT.  This fantastic red wine is a blend from their top…

Quick Review: Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Riesling 2019

Mt. Boucherie Riesling 2019 with wine in glass

BC does great Riesling.  Our dry hot summer days followed by chill desert nights allows the fruit to fully ripen while keeping the acidity in the grapes.  Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna provided me with a bottle of…

Be Seduced by Mt. Boucherie’s Pinot Noir and Syrah 2018

Mt. Boucherie Pinot Noir and Syrah 2018 with wines in glass

I have two very seductive red wines for you from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna.  The two grape varieties could not be more different; a Pinot Noir and a Syrah.  The Pinot Noir grapes comes from the Similkameen…

Big BC Wine News: Exciting Changes for TIME Winery, Evolve Cellars, and McWatters Collection

TIME Winery Team (credit Chris Stenberg)

I’m sure many of us in the wine trade and lovers of BC wine wondered what would happen to TIME Winery, Evolve Cellars, and McWatters Collection after the very unexpected passing of Harry McWatters.  Now we know.  Today it was…

Quick Review: Narrative Sparkling XC Method Wine

Sparkling wine is always a pleasure for me to enjoy.  I shared this bottle of Narrative Sparkling XC Method wine, from Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, with a few friends on their garden patio, with the appropriate social distancing.  It…

A Quick Sip of the Latest Releases at Privato Winery in Kamloops

Privato welcome sign

On my recent trip to Kamloops I stopped at Harper’s Trail, Monte Creek Ranch, and Privato Vineyard and Winery.  At Privato I was able to spend a few quick minutes to try the latest releases of wines with their host…

COVID-19 Precautions at BC Winery Tasting Rooms When You Visit

BC wine regions map

During the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessening of restrictions people will want to meet and move about.  Dr. Henry has asked people in BC to travel within our province.  During the summer many people travel to the Okanagan where there…