Tag: BCWine

Buy Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to Help the BCHF and Enjoy With BBQ

Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020

Do you think that a Rose wine can pair with BBQ pork ribs, cornbread, and slaw? I put the Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to the test. It is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Malbec made in the…

Burrowing Owl Vineyards Ltd. Purchases Wild Goose Estate Vineyards & Winery Inc.

Jim Wyse with a Burrowing Owl

Winery mergers are expected in BC.  We have many smaller wineries that started up many years ago, and now the winery principals are retiring or wanting to grow their winery even larger.  With the limited land base we have for…

Two Concrete and Amphora Aged Red Wines, Pinot Noir and Malbec, from Okanagan Crush Pad

Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot Noir 2018 and Narrative Malbec 2018

This summer has gone haywire with all the forest fires. I hope they get under control soon. But Haywire wine is something we can all enjoy now. I received a bottle of Okanagan Crush Pad‘s Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot…

For Your Summer Pleasure, A Pinot Gris and A Frizzante Wine by Nostalgia Wines

Nostalgia Wines Pinot Gris and Chantilly Lace 2020

Reviewing wines when it is hot outside and then inside your home is difficult. But today I decided to open two white wines, one still and one sparkling from Nostalgia Wines from the Okanagan. I opened the Nostalgia Wines Pinot…

Modest Wines Petit Verdot and Sangiovese for Your Pleasure

Modest Wines by Jove Sangiovese 2019 and Little Green Red Petit Verdot 2018

Do you like delicious red wines?  I have two for your today from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna.  Their Modest Wines by Jove Sangiovese 2019 and the Modest Wines Little Green Red Petit Verdot 2018.  “by Jove” and…

Valley Commons Launches August 2021 in District Wine Village

Valley Commons at the District Wine Village

Let us welcome one of our newest BC wineries, Valley Commons. Here is the press release about the winery. I look forward to trying their wines and telling all BC wine lovers about them. ~~~Valley Commons welcomes guests to gather…

Have You Tried Skin Contact White Wines from Modest Wines?

Modest Wines the elder vicar 2019 and no. 4 orange 2020

Do you like white wines with skin contact? These “natural” style wines are becoming more common. I have two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery and their Modest Wines line. One is “the elder vicar 2019” which is a blend…