Category: Similkameen

2 Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

I paired for dinner a Japanese-style Sablefish dish with two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery. They have their new, to me, MODEST WINES label. I opened their La Graves Robber 2020 (a Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon blend) and their…

Two Sides of Cabernet With Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Lover's Lane Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

With Dr. Henry lifting restrictions for us being able to travel within our zone for recreation purposes, I present you with two “Lover’s Lane” wines by Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery. One is a Cabernet Franc and the other Cabernet Sauvignon,…

Seaside Pearl The Connaught Syrahs from the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery The Connaught wine labels

I do enjoy scientific experiments, especially if it is related to wine.  This day I had a chance to experience both.  I received two Syrahs from the 2018 vintage made by Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery, with one from the Similkameen…

Corcelettes Wine Sales Support BC Hospitality Charity

Corcelettes Winery tasting room

Here is another way that you can support BC wine and hospitality workers during COVID.  Buy Corcelettes Estate Winery‘s wines and partial proceeds will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation.  Here is the press release about how you can…

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…

BC’s Virtual 2019 Vintage Preview – The Warmer Golden Mile Bench, Similkameen Valley and Naramata Bench

BC Virtual 2019 Vintage Preview II

I attended online Part II of the BC Virtual 2019 Vintage Preview which welcomed winemakers from the Similkameen Valley, South Okanagan Valley (Golden Mile Bench) and BC’s new Sub-GI, Naramata Bench.  It was interesting to hear the differences and similarities…

Recommended Wines from Around the World at VanWineFest 2020

Recommended wines from around the world during VanWineFest 2020

Although France was the theme country this year at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there was a great contingent of wineries from around the world and from BC to pour their wines for us.  Below are wines that I enjoyed…