Tag: BCWine

Blue Grouse Estate Winery Calls on British Columbia to Help Feed Cowichan Families

Paul, Paula, and Cristina Brunner thank the community for helping feeding Cowichan families in 2020

We all need help every now and then.  Now some Cowichan families need help, and you can help by purchasing wines from Blue Grouse Estate Winery who are located in the Cowichan Valley.  $1 from every bottle sold will help…

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

It’s TIME to Enjoy a Viognier and a White Bordeaux Blend

TIME Viognier 2018 and White Meritage 2018

It’s TIME to review a Viognier and a White Meritage, Bordeaux, blend from TIME Winery. Both are from the 2018 vintage; the first vintage for TIME Winery by winemaker Lynzee Schatz. These were two of the wines offered for tasting…

Celebrating Winemaker Lynzee Schatz from TIME Winery on International Women’s Day

Lynzee Schatz winemaker at TIME Estate Winery (Image courtesy Evolve Cellars)

Yesterday, I wrote about my participation in International Women’s Day with a virtual wine tasting of wines by TIME Winery and Evolve Cellars.  The two wines were the Evolve Pink Effervescence and the TIME Winery Syrah 2018. We were told…

Celebrating International Women’s Day By Virtual Tasting With TIME Winery

International Women's Day By Virtual Tasting With TIME Winery members and media

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails returns: May 28 & 29, 2021

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails

We love our BC wines and hope to be able visit them this Spring and Summer, safely of course.  One event that takes COVID protocols into account is the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails at the end of…

Only Organic Pinot Noir from Scorched Earth Winery

Scorched Earth Winery PASK The Pinot Noir 2015 and Pinot Noir 2016 wines

Pinot Noir can make such beautiful wines, with red fruit and floral scents, lighter bodied, fine tannins and medium acidity. With this, I looked forward to opening the two Pinot Noir from Scorched Earth Winery in the Okanagan Mountain Park…

Hart House Dinner Featuring 8th Generation Vineyard

Hart House logo

  February 18, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – Hart House at Deer Lake in Burnaby is delighted to announce that, on Friday, March 5 2021 it will host an exclusive wine dinner featuring BC’s 8th Generation Vineyard. Guests will enjoy a 5-course menu…

A Nice Surprise, Scorched Earth Winery Merlot and Rose of Pinot Noir

Scorched Earth Winery Bearly Blushing Rosé of Pinot Noir 2019 and Merlot 2016 wines

Scorched Earth Winery is a BC winery, nestled in Okanagan Mountain Park, in Kelowna that rose from the ashes of the devastating 2003 wildfires. I heard of this winery, but did not really have much chance to try their wines…

Try Heritage Series Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris from Hillside Winery

Hillside Winery Heritage Series Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2018 wines

Recently I tasted a bottle of Pinot Noir and one of Pinot’s siblings, Pinot Gris, coming from the Hillside Winery which is located on the Naramata Bench north of Penticton. Both bottles were provided with screwcap closures. Their Heritage Series…