Tag: pinot grigio

Celebrating 60 Years of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio

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We all probably have had a bottle of Santa Margherita‚Äôs Pinot Grigio with a meal, at home, or with friends.¬† But what do we know about this wine and winery?¬† Did you know that Santa Margherita developed this wine style…

Flavours of Italy at BC Government Liquor Stores

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The¬†Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, together with¬†BC Liquor Stores, is organizing during the month of October another edition of ‚ÄúFlavours of Italy – Celebrating Italian Classics‚ÄĚ, an in-store promotion in selected BC Liquors Stores. This edition of ‚ÄúFlavours of…

Enjoy LULU Spritz this Summer and Help the BC Hospitality Foundation

LULU Spritz on ice on the patio

I picked up a four-pack of LULU Spritz Cans this week and since it is a hot day today I’m enjoying it on my patio before I get into the business of preparing dinner. LULU Spritz is a premium blend…

Celebrating Italian Wines Here and Hopefully Soon in the BC Market

A Tasting of Wines from Italy

Italian wine always excites me.¬† I think it is the acidity in the wines and the in general red fruit flavours.¬† There is also a wide variety of wines from sparkling Prosecco and Franciacorta wines, and ros√©/white/red wines made from…

My Okanagan Falls Spring 2019 Wine Release Picks for You

Okanagan Falls Spring Wine Tasting brochure

Okanagan Falls, located between Penticton and Oliver, holds, I think, a sweet spot for growing grapes and making wine.¬† It has long warm days and cool nights, which allow the grapes to reach full ripeness as well as keep their…

3 Top Pacific NorthWest Cuisine Restaurant Wine Lists in Vancouver

Open faced smoked salmon sandwich from Farmers Apprentice (Image courtesy Farmer's Apprentice)

Have you ever wondered which wines go well with our Pacific Northwest Cuisine?¬† Maybe you want to buy a bottle to enjoy at home, to take to a friend’s dinner, or maybe order at a restaurant.¬† I checked out the…

Bodega Garzón РMore Than Tannat From Uruguay

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When someone mentions wine from Uruguay, there is usually one of two responses: I don’t like Tannat, it’s too tannic, Uruguay makes wine? Bodega Garz√≥n ¬†from Uruguay hopes to wipe out both of these responses¬†by bringing their wines to you…