Tag: Fort Berens Estate Winery

Fort Berens Estate Winery #3 Small Winery in Canada

Fort Berens award

I’ve been telling my readers about Lillooet and Fort Berens Estate Winery for many years.  Excellent wines.  Now they have a new batch of awards from WineAlign’s latest competition.  Here is the press release from Fort Berens.  Go out and…

Fort Berens Estate Winery’s Lytton Strong Fundraiser Starts June 3

Fort Berens Lytton Strong Special Edition Pinot Gris

The fire that ripped through Lytton burning it to the ground was terrible.  But Lytton is strong and will rebuild.  To help with rebuilding, Fort Berens Estate Winery is offering a special edition Pinot Gris between June 3-12, 2022 to…

Getting Back to Our First BC Trade Wine Tasting Event During COVID – My Selections

Local Flights tasting

It was about 18 months ago since I, and other wine trade people, were able to get together and taste BC wines.  We all arrived wearing masks. Some of us with different haircuts, glasses, etc., so you may have to…

How You Can Enjoy Wine, Beer, or Spirits and Support the BC Hospitality Foundation

BC Hospitality Foundation logo

As you may know hospitality workers in BC have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  They can fortunately get CERB money from the Federal government.  But there are also hospitality workers that suffer from severe illness and need more…

An Interview with BC Winemakers About the 2018 Harvest

BC Harvest 2018 wineries interviewed

In early October, the Wines of BC issued a press release and noted “BC’s annual grape harvest has arrived amid cooler temperatures in mid-August and early September. With the long, moderate season, wineries are indicating nice flavour development, beautiful acidity…

Do You Know About BC’s Emerging Wine Regions?

BC wine regions map

Everyone knows about the Okanagan Valley as a wine region, and some may also know about the Similkameen which is on the southwestern edge of the Okanagan, but what about BC’s emerging wine regions, covering the Kootenays, Lillooet and Thompson…

Everything You Wanted to Know About BC Pinot Noir

BC Pinot Noir aromas and flavours feature image

My journey is complete. After many emails, printing of tasting note sheets, receiving deliveries of BC Pinot Noir, writing tasting notes, locating BC Pinot Noir vineyards, correlating BC Pinot Noir wines with soil and with latitude using a GIS, and…