Tag: Gewurztraminer

Have You Tried Skin Contact White Wines from Modest Wines?

Modest Wines the elder vicar 2019 and no. 4 orange 2020

Do you like white wines with skin contact? These “natural” style wines are becoming more common. I have two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery and their Modest Wines line. One is “the elder vicar 2019” which is a blend…

4 +1 Alsatian Wineries Looking to Delight Canadians

Alsatian Wines to Review

Do you enjoy Alsatian wines?  They are very food-friendly, with Riesling being the best-known grape from the region.  There are also other aromatic white varieties, like Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Gewurztraminer, and now Pinot Noir is becoming more widely…

2019 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report Shows Continued Growth Of The BC Wine Industry

2019 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report

Have you ever wondered what are the most widely planted vitis vinifera grapes in BC, or how about how many wineries we now have? The new 2019 B.C. Wine Grape Acreage Report is out and provides us with an update…

A Virtual Preview of the BC 2020 Vintage with 3 Winemakers

Singletree Rosé 2020, Cliff and Gorge Vineyards Pinot Auxerrois 2020, and Baillie-Grohnam Rosé 2020 wines

In November 2020, I interviewed a few BC winemakers about their current harvest. From their discussions, I determined that overall the growing season was average, but there was a cooler rainy spring. August and September had good weather. Harvest started…

Two Aromatic White Wines from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Estate Petite Milo 2019 and Matsqui Prairie Gewurztraminer 2018

I received several wines from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery that is located in the Fraser Valley at Mount Lehman. The tasting room is built to resemble a chapel, which looks very inviting to visit.  It is only a one hour…

Provence’s April Wine Menu Highlights Pender Island’s Sea Star Vineyards

Seared Halibut with Sea Star Vineyards Stella Maris 2020 (PC Emrys Horton EPH6605)

April showers bring spring flowers, but it also brings a new menu at Provence Marinaside with a new set of wines for pairing; this time from Sea Star Vineyards.  Here is the press release from Provence Marinaside. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC)…