Tag: Frizzante

September is Sparkling with Church & State Wines

Church & State Wines Sparkling Pinot Gris and Frizzante Muscat 2017

Summer is winding down, unfortunately. But sparkling wine can be enjoyed year round.¬† It does feel nicer though when you are outside on your patio enjoying sparkling wine with family or friends.¬† Here are two tasty sparkling wines from Church…

Recommended Wines from Around the World at VanWineFest 2020

Recommended wines from around the world during VanWineFest 2020

Although France was the theme country this year at the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there was a great contingent of wineries from around the world and from BC to pour their wines for us.¬† Below are wines that I enjoyed…

Celebrating Italian Wines Here and Hopefully Soon in the BC Market

A Tasting of Wines from Italy

Italian wine always excites me.¬† I think it is the acidity in the wines and the in general red fruit flavours.¬† There is also a wide variety of wines from sparkling Prosecco and Franciacorta wines, and ros√©/white/red wines made from…

My Okanagan Falls Spring 2019 Wine Release Picks for You

Okanagan Falls Spring Wine Tasting brochure

Okanagan Falls, located between Penticton and Oliver, holds, I think, a sweet spot for growing grapes and making wine.¬† It has long warm days and cool nights, which allow the grapes to reach full ripeness as well as keep their…

News and Upcoming Events from Singletree Winery

Welcome to Singletree Winery sign

Have you tried wines from Singletree Winery?¬† They are a local, Abbotsford, BC winery that produces wines from their own grapes in the Fraser Valley, but they now have another vineyard located on the Naramata Bench.¬† This is also the…

It’s Coming Around Again, Mateus Ros√© Wine

Mateus The Original Rose wine close up

It’s like Carly Simon says if you are willing to play the game, its “Coming Around Again”. This time I’m talking about¬†Mateus¬†sparkling wine from Portugal. The oval dark green Mateus¬†Ros√© sparkling wine bottle is probably very familiar to my parent’s…

Canada is Cool – Visit Canada at the Vancouver International Wine Fest 2017

Canada on the World Map with wine glasses

In the wine world, cool climate areas are making exciting wines. ¬†Canada is viewed as cool climate, and I was wondering where we fall in the extreme north or south latitudes compared to other cool climate regions. ¬†Here is what…

My Favourite Wines from A-Z at the Vancouver International Wine Fest 2014

Stellers Jay sparkling wines on ice

A daunting task, picking my favourite wines from a total of 1750 wines being poured at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.¬† Thankfully I was able to visit the Acura International Festival Tasting Room 4 times as Media, splitting time between…