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Monte Creek Ranch Rosé 2019 and Hands Up Red 2017

Hands Up if You Like BC Rosé and Red Blends!

 mywinepal  July 31, 2020

Hands Up if you like BC Red blends and Rosé wines.  That is what I have for you from Monte Creek Ranch from Kamloops.  The Monte Creek Ranch Hands Up Red 2017 recently won a gold medal at the 2020 All Canadian Wine Championships.  And won 8 medals all together for their wines. Congratulations. My Tasting Notes Monte Creek Ranch…

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Monte Creek Ranch Winery Spring Release Wines For Your Enjoyment

 mywinepal  July 6, 2018

The Monte Creek Ranch Winery is located just east of Kamloops in the new GI of the Thompson Valley.  A region with cold winters, requires hardy grapes.  Monte Creek Ranch has a variety of red and white hybrid grapes that can stand these winters.  I talk about these grapes in the tasting notes for the wines.  And they also grow…

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Check Out 6 New Wine Releases from Monte Creek Ranch

 mywinepal  April 16, 2017

Monte Creek Ranch Winery, located just east of Kamloops, is one of our emerging regions wineries.  They have put out a few vintages already. The 2016 vintage started with their earliest bud-break yet and a warm spring.  A rainy June and July slowed the growth of the grapes, but still harvest began early. Two weeks early, on August 22.  The…

Want to Try Grape and Blueberry Wine from Monte Creek Ranch?

 mywinepal  September 26, 2016

The 2015 vintage was the hottest in years in BC, and recorded the earliest grape harvest of all time.  The heat helped fully ripen the grapes, and produce full-bodied, ripe red wines in the Okanagan, and also the Kamloops region, where we find Monte Creek Ranch.  The winery is still relatively new, with their vineyards planted in 2009.  Learning about…