Tag: Gewurztraminer

Two Sparkling Wines from Hester Creek for the Holidays

Hester Creek Estate Winery Ti Amo 2021 and Old Vine Brut 2019

I have two more sparkling wines for you to consider for your holiday purchase. The two sparklers are from BC’s Hester Creek Estate Winery. The Hester Creek Ti Amo 2021 is a Charmat method (think Prosecco) sparkling wine, while the…

Two Aromatic White Wines from St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery

St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery Riesling 2019 and Oak Bay Vineyard Gebert Family Reserve Gewurztraminer 2019

I have two aromatic white wines from St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery and their associated Oak Bay Vineyard, which I can see going very well with an assorted cheese plate over the holidays.  The first wine is the St. Hubertus…

A Few Favourite Wines from the Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Wine Tasting

It is Spring and I was fortunate to attend the Heart of Wine Country Spring Release Tasting covering wines from Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake.  This is the first stand-up and walk-around trade tasting that I had since the COVID…

A Back Door Winery White Blend and Their Estate Reserve Pinotage

Back Door Winery Nice Rack White Blend and Okanagan Hills Estate Reserve Pinotage 2018

My final two wines from Back Door Winery in Summerland are their Nice Rack White Blend, NV, a blend of Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, and Viognier, and their Okanagan Hills Estate Reserve Pinotage 2018. The white wine comes under a Stelvin…

2 Baillie-Grohman Wines To Impress on Valentine’s Day

Salmon pinwheel and Baillie-Grohman wines for Valentine's Day

I thought I would offer you more suggestions for wine and food pairings for Valentine’s Day.  I picked two wines from the four wines I received from Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery in Creston to cook with salmon with shrimp stuffed pinwheels…