Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Checking Out Calliope’s Latest Releases

Calliope hummingbird

Who is Calliope Wines? The Wyse Family, founders of Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, has a second label called Calliope, which pays homage to a tiny hummingbird found in southern British Columbia. The grapes for Calliope wines are sourced from local…

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…

Singletree Winery – Growing Deeper Roots in Abbotsford BC

Welcome to Singletree Winery sign

For the Etsell family, farming is in their blood, with their roots firmly entrenched in the Fraser Valley; first with turkeys, and now into viticulture and wine making. Their farming roots extend to the label, where they are called “Singletree…

Wow – Pairing Sileni Estates Wines with Tableau Bar Bistro Dishes

Sileni Estates logo

It is always a treat to sit down for a meal with a wine maker and have them tell you about their wines they are drinking with you, and enjoying with paired dishes.  Such was the case recently when I,…

10 Wines You Should Try from Taste Washington 2015

Taste Washington

Definition of Impossible: Tasting all the great wines at Taste Washington.  With 232 wineries attending, according to my count, and 4 hours to taste, it is a daunting task.  I tried to divide my time about 40% tasting white wines,…

Let’s Talk about Samantha Syrah and Haywire Free Form Wines

Samantha Rahn

Okanagan Crush Pad seems to be coming up with lots of small production wines, trying different things with different grapes, people, and inspiration.  This article is about two of their latest wines; Haywire Free Form and Samantha Syrah. About Haywire…