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Tasty Social Wines in our Backyard from Backyard Vineyards

Backyard Vineyards Social wine label

Backyard Vineyards is a winery that you may not have heard about, but they are located so close by if you live in the Vancouver lower mainland.  Their winery and tasting room is in Langley.  I’ve visited them for many…

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…

Quick Review: Singletree Pinot Noir and Haywire Pinot Gris

Haywire Pinot Gris and Singletree Pinot Noir 2015

Wine slowly trickles out of our BC wineries and makes their way to market.  Two new bottles of wines that I received to taste and rate are from Haywire and Singletree wineries.  One a Pinot Gris and the other a…

Whispering Horse Winery Surprises With L’Acadie

Whispering Horse L'Acadie label

Have You Heard of Whispering Horse Winery? One of our newest wineries to BC, Whispering Horse Winery is located a little southwest of Chilliwack on Vedder Mountain Rd.  Cultus Lake is around the corner from the winery as well.  The…

Tell Me About the BC 2017 Harvest – Wine Makers’ Interviews

Grape vines at harvest in BC 2017

2017 was a terrible harvest in France due to poor weather conditions through the growing season, producing the smallest grape harvest since 1945. In the United States, Napa and Sonoma Valleys were hit by forest fires which although was late in…