Tag: Oliver

Alsace and the Rhone Valley Represented by Church & State Wines

Church & State Wines Pinot Gris and Marsanne 2017

Today I’m tasting two white grape varieties from Alsace and from the Rhone Valley, but grown in BC!¬† Church & State Wines grows both Pinot Gris (Alsace) and Marsanne (Rhone) grapes.¬† And have done them very well.¬† Church & State…

Back to the Future with Gold Hill Merlot 2014 and Cabernet Merlot 2017

Gold Hill Merlot 2014 and Cabernet Merlot 2017

Here are two big red wines from Gold Hill Winery¬†from Oliver in the South Okanagan.¬† Both are Merlot based.¬† Their Gold Hill Merlot 2014 coming in at 16.1% alc, and their Gold Hill Cabernet Merlot 2017.¬† It is interesting that…

Two Fresh BC Wines from Monte Creek Ranch and Harper’s Trail For the Summer

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Field Blend White 2019 and Monte Creek Ranch Cabernet Merlot 2017

It’s definitely summer time with all the sun and heat!¬† I’m not complaining, but thinking about which wines would be nice to drink on these hot days.¬† I have 2 BC wines for you; a white from Harper’s Trail Estate…

Winemaker’s CUT Estate and Heritage Wines Latest Releases

Winemaker's CUT wines

I have been enjoying tasting and writing about Winemaker’s CUT Estate Winery‘s wines since they first released their wines. Owners Michal¬†and¬†Martina Mosny undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest their grapes, adhere to zero pesticides, low sulphur use, and let the wines…

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country announces Savour the Sun Vancouver series

Savour the Sun

Do you enjoy winemaker dinners?¬† I do.¬† It is great to hear about how and why a wine was made, the weather for that season, etc. straight from the winemaker.¬† Then to taste the wine, and understand it a bit…

A Quick Visit to Church & State Wines on Vancouver Island

Church & State logo

You never know what you will get to taste when you visit a winery.¬† During the long weekend, I visited Victoria and made a short trip over to Church & State Wines.¬† The tasting room and dining room is very…

Try the Latest Wine Releases by Road 13 Vineyards

Lineup of Road 13 Vineyards wines many Rhone varieties

Road 13 Vineyards has been producing award-winning wines for quite a while.¬† They were awarded the Winery of the Year 2018 by WineAlign.¬† In November 2018 Road 13 Vineyards were purchased by Mission Hill Family Estate from Kelowna.¬† So these…

Impeccable Taste from Winemaker’s CUT

Winemaker's CUT flight of wines

This is the third release from Winemaker‚Äôs CUT from Oliver, BC by Michal¬†and¬†Martina Mosny.¬† I congratulate them on their dedication to these small production wines and the quality that they deliver in the bottle.¬† They undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest…