Category: Semillon

Let Me Tell You About the Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

2021 was a year of extreme weather conditions in BC, which had an impact on BC grapes and wine production.  Temperature records were shattered in many regions.  I’ve been told that Kelowna, Kamloops, Osoyoos, and Lillooet were among 60 cities…

Two Blends from Frind Estate Winery You Can Try at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery The Baronesse 2021 and Big Red 2020

Have you heard of Frind Estate Winery before?  They are one of the newer wineries, located in West Kelowna.  Eric Von Krosigk, their winemaker, comes with lots of great knowledge.  He is originally from Vernon. In 1983, Eric moved to…

Welcome Frind Estate Winery to VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery wines at VanWineFest 2022

Here we have BC’s Frind Estate Winery telling us about their history and the wines they will be pouring at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. Enjoy. Frind Estate Winery opened its doors August long weekend of 2019. The cogs were…

TIME Family of Wines Chronos Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon 2020 with Scallops Pairing

TIME Family of Wines Chronos Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon 2020

Two new wine releases from TIME Family of Wines to try. Their Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2020 and Chronos Semillon 2020. Both grapes are found in Bordeaux and in fact are blended together to make a white Bordeaux wine! Today’s wines…

Cornucopia 2021 Signature Tasting: Andrew Peller Great Estates Regional Tasting

Andrew Peller Great Estates Regional Tasting at Cornucopia

The Andrew Peller beverage company over the past few years brought in five BC wineries into their portfolio.  Andrew Peller also owns wineries in the Niagara region in southern Ontario.  For Cornucopia 2021, I and a COVID safely separated group…

You Should Try Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Rouge and Blanc Wines!

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian White and Red 2019

Here are two delicious vegan wines.  I recently tasted the Winemaker’s CUT latest Bohemian Blanc 2019 and Bohemian Rouge 2019 wines.  I’ve tasted many Winemaker’s CUT wines and always have to compliment them on their winemaking skills.  These two wines…

A Quality Wine Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery and Sonora Room Restaurant

It has been many years since I visited Burrowing Owl Estate Winery in person.  I’ve been tasting their wines from home and from Trade Tastings in Vancouver (pre-COVID), and always appreciate the quality of their wines.  When I decided to…