Tag: cabernet franc

A Video Interview with BC’s Bordertown Vineyards & Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

I did get a chance to do a video interview with one BC winery during the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Bordertown Vineyards & Estate Winery is located in Osoyoos.  In the Fall I walked to the winery from my hotel. …

A Conversation with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery

At the Vancouver International Wine Festival, in the Tasting Room, I did have a chance to go through a flight of Monte Creek Winery wines with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt.  Below is a discussion of the wines with Galen.  Mostly Galen…

A Merlot and a Bordeaux Blend from Singletree Winery

Singletree Winery Merlot 2018 and Harness 2017

These are the first wines that I’ve opened since the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022. Sometimes you need a short break from tasting wine after you taste a lot of wine. The two wines I tasted are from Singletree Winery. …

2 Quality Red Wines From Frind Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery Midnight and The Premier 2020

I am really enjoying these two red wines from Frind Estate Winery in West Kelowna..  I poured their Midnight 2020, made from 100% Marechal Foch grapes, and their The Premier 2020, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Regent,…

A Few Favourite Wines from the Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Wine Tasting

It is Spring and I was fortunate to attend the Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Tasting covering wines from Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake.  This is the first stand-up and walk-around trade tasting that I had since the COVID…

Gneiss Rosé 2020 Then and Now Plus Filipino Food Pairing

Jollibee and Gneiss Wines Rose 2020

This article is a 2-for-1.  It’s Filipino Restaurant Month in Vancouver. So, I started out to review Filipino food from the new Jollibee fast food restaurant that opened in downtown Vancouver, but then I added on wine, as I like…

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…