Tag: malbec

Two Full Bodied Red Wines From Moon Curser Vineyards for Your BBQ

Moon Curser Vineyards Malbec 2020 and Petit Verdot 2020

Do you like full-bodied red wines? I have 2 for you from Moon Curser Vineyards in Osoyoos. Their Malbec 2020 and Petit Verdot 2020. You don’t see much Petit Verdot in the Okanagan. Malbec is planted more widely but still…

A Merlot and a Bordeaux Blend from Singletree Winery

Singletree Winery Merlot 2018 and Harness 2017

These are the first wines that I’ve opened since the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022. Sometimes you need a short break from tasting wine after you taste a lot of wine. The two wines I tasted are from Singletree Winery. …

The French Influence on the Southern Hemisphere

French Influence in Southern Hemisphere Wines

Winemaking has been around for hundreds of years.  We are very familiar with wines coming from Europe, in particular France, where we talk about Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne.  We typically call Europe the “Old World” wine region, while wines made…

Two More Malbecs To Celebrate Malbec World Day on April 17

Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec 2018 and Escorihuela Gascon 1884 Estate Grown Malbec 2020

Here are two more Malbecs from Argentina that you may want to consider buying and opening on Malbec World Day, April 17, 2022. Since 2011 Malbec has been the most cultivated variety in Argentina, and the country has positioned itself…

Two Malbecs from Bodega Luigi Bosca for Malbec World Day April 17

Bodega Luigi Bosca La Linda Private Selection Old Vines Malbec and Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec 2019

Malbec World Day is on April 17 and I have two Malbecs for you from Bodega Luigi Bosca in Argentina.  Malbec is best known as the signature red grape of Argentina, although it originally comes from France, both in Bordeaux…

Two Blends from Frind Estate Winery You Can Try at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery The Baronesse 2021 and Big Red 2020

Have you heard of Frind Estate Winery before?  They are one of the newer wineries, located in West Kelowna.  Eric Von Krosigk, their winemaker, comes with lots of great knowledge.  He is originally from Vernon. In 1983, Eric moved to…

Make Valentine’s Sweet with Culmina & Karat Chocolates

Culmina Family Estate Winery and Karat Chocolates for Valentine's Day

If you like chocolate and BC, and need a gift for Valentine’s Day, check out this one from Culmina Family Estate Winery and Karat Chocolates. ~~~ With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Culmina Family Estate Winery would like to…

Quick Review: Wildeberg Coterie Cabernet Franc & Malbec 2018

Wildeberg Coterie Cabernet Franc & Malbec 2018

Do you have a coterie? A small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people? I think you probably have a small group of friends that you enjoy drinking wine with. I…