Tag: Bordeaux

An Iconic Canadian Wine and Iconic Canadian Personalities Celebrate 20 Years

Black Hills Estate Winery Nota Bene

Probably one of the first iconic wines of BC has to be Black Hills Estate Winery’s Nota Bene.¬† This iconic wine is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary and Black Hills Estate Winery wants to throw a big party on July 17,…

Two Big Reds from Dirty Laundry – Bordello and Cabernet Sauvignon

Dirty Laundry Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordello with wines in glass

The last two wines that I’m tasting from Dirty Laundry Vineyard are Big Reds; a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Bordeaux blend. Nothing dirty here.¬† Lots of fresh fruit flavours in these two wines.¬† Great aromas and flavours.¬† Let me tell…

Quick Review: Chateau Argadens Bordeaux Superieur 2015

Chateau Argadens Red 2015 with wine in glass

I had not heard of Chateau Argadens before but I see from their fact sheet they are part of the Sichel Family, which is of course very well-known in Bordeaux.¬† From their fact sheet, “The original name of this property,…

Quick Review: Osoyoos LaRose Le Grand Vin 2016

Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2016 with wine in glass

Osoyoos Larose is the first BC winery that was formed in 1998 by a French company, Groupe Taillan¬†of Bordeaux and¬†Constellation Brands Canada together to create a world-class Canadian wine from classic red Bordeaux varietals.¬† The Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin…

The French Terroir Talk at VanWineFest 2020

French Terroir Talk wines in glass

Andrew Jefford is an English journalist, radio presenter, poet, magazine editor, a wine writer for Decanter magazine and much more. He lives near Montpellier in France. Why am I telling you this?¬† Andrew lead our French Terroir Talk during this…