Tag: GIS

Where Are Licensed Retail Stores in BC for Liquor?

LRS locations in BC map

Have you ever wondered where the nearest BC License Retail Stores (LRS) are that sell your favourite wine, beer, or spirits is located?¬† I came across a web page where the LRS locations were plotted on an interactive map.¬† I…

Interviewing Terroir Hunter Pedro Parra from Chile at VanWineFest 2017

Who is Pedro Parra? A French-educated¬†Chilean, who looks at the definition of terroir through the use of modern scientific techniques. ¬†The Old World has many hundreds of years to experiment, but in the New World, we do not have luxury.…

Everything You Wanted to Know About BC Pinot Noir

BC Pinot Noir aromas and flavours feature image

My journey is complete. After many emails, printing of tasting note sheets, receiving deliveries of BC Pinot Noir, writing tasting notes, locating BC Pinot Noir vineyards, correlating BC Pinot Noir wines with soil and with latitude using a GIS, and…

Summarizing the BC Pinot Noir Review with a Cool Map

BC Pinot Noir map

From my first article posing the question, “what unique aromas and flavours may be characterized by BC’s Pinot Noir based on soil type“, I’ve led you through my process of tasting the wines, adding the tasting notes to a computerized…

BC Pinot Noir Review – Unique Aromas and Flavours Identified

BC Pinot Noir Mosaic

‚ÄúIt is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.‚ÄĚ Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness This spring, I took my first step¬†in my journey with the…