Tag: Gamay Noir

10 BC Wines to Celebrate with on Thanksgiving

Traditional Thanksgiving

With all the calamities around us lately, it is an appropriate time to give thanks for what we have, and to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends¬†in Canada.¬† Whether you enjoy a traditional turkey with stuffing gravy, potatoes, brussel sprouts,…

The Latest Blue Grouse Wines: Pinots and More

Blue Grouse Winery (Credit Derek Ford)

Cool climate wines are where the vibrant acidity and tart fruit flavours. Citrus trending to stone fruits for white wines, and red fruits like strawberries, raspberries and red cherries. ¬†A cool climate region to consider for wines is Vancouver Island.…

Chinese New Year: Some Wines for Red Fire Monkey Year

Red Fire Monkey Year 2016

Chinese Year of the Red Fire Monkey Chinese New Year Day of Red Monkey¬†is on February 8, 2016. According to¬†chinesefortunecalendar.com, “…According to Chinese Five Elements Horoscopes, Monkey contains Metal and Water. Metal is connected to gold. Water is connected to…

A New Splash of Wines for Your Spring & Summer from Okanagan Crush Pad

Red, white, and rose wines, newly released from Okanagan Crush Pad reached my door for tasting.¬† Just in time for our spring and upcoming sunny summer weather.¬† The wines in question I received: Mike B Riesling Cabinett 2014 ($24.90) Haywire…