Tag: malbec

B.C. Best of Varietal Wine Awards 2019 Results Announced

Okanagan Wine Festivals

We all like to receive rewards.¬† It starts as we are young children with our parents, continues through school, and when we are in the workforce.¬† The 2019 BC Best of Varietal Wine Awards recipients were just announced and I’ve…

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards’ Wines Excel

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards flight of wines to taste

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards¬†in Oliver, BC has been producing quality wines since its inception in the early 1990s.¬† Their primary vineyards are the Diamondback Vineyard on the Black Sage Bench and Tinhorn Creek Vineyard on the¬†Golden Mile Bench.¬† I have been…

A Plethora of Wine Gems from the Vintage West Portfolio for You

Vintage West portfolio of wines

One of the perks of being a wine writer is an invitation to a portfolio tasting from a wine agent.¬† The agency can bring out winery principals in some cases, who you can have a chat to about their wines.¬†…

Bench 1775 Wines’ Quality Shows in the Glass

Bench 1775 Sauvignon Blanc 2017 and Meritage White 2016

Bench 1775 Winery, located on the Naramata Bench north of Penticton, had GM and winemaker Val Tait, join in the winter of 2012.¬† Her goal is to make pure, varietal-specific wines that reflect the planted clone varieties, the vineyard sites,…

Free BC Liquor Store Events in August Feature Wines of Argentina

BCLDB Argentina event

If you are a lover of Argentinean wines, or maybe want to learn more about them, in particular, Malbec, then you may want to attend one of these free events by the BC Liquor Stores in August. Below is the…

Completing My Tour with Culmina Family Estate Winery

Culmina gate

My final winery visit was with Culmina Family Estate Winery located in Oliver, just around the corner from Road 13 Vineyards.¬† I had been planning on visiting this winery since it opened but have not yet had a chance.¬† I…

Torrontes, Malbec, and More Argentina Wine Treasures

Michel Torino Cuma Organic Torrontes, Tilimuiqui Torrontes, Susana Balbo Wines Crios Torrontes, and Familia Zuccardi Q Chardonnay

  Dish N’ Dazzle is¬†a yearly event where Argentinean wineries come to BC to show off their wines and some local Vancouver restaurants offer tasty bites from their menus. The event supports the BC Hospitality Foundation charity.¬† A few of…