Tag: pinot noir

Brasil, a Sparkling New World Seminar at Vinexpo New York

Brasilian stereotypes

The Vancouver International Wine Festival in 2021 host countries were slated to be from South America.  One of the countries, Brasil, is one that I have heard makes wine, but never had a chance to try.  With COVID, I understand…

Quick Reviews: Moraine Pinot Noir 2018 and Synchromesh Riesling 2019

Pinot Noir and Riesling are probably my favourite red and white grapes respectively.  Both are very transparent to their terroir.  Pinot Noir shows different aromas and flavours with the growing season weather for the year, and can be made as…

Spearhead Pinot Noir Cuvée 2018 – A Pretty Pinot with a Light Touch

Spearhead Pinot Noir Cuvée 2018

Spearhead Winery produces very nice Pinot Noir wines that I have had the pleasure of reviewing over many years.  I received a bottle of their latest release the Spearhead Pinot Noir Cuvée 2018 to review.  They used Pinot Noir clones…

Wine, Beer, Cider, and Spirits at JAK’s During BC Day

The JAK's wine, beer, cider, and spirits package sm

You may have noticed some of my recent Instagram posts showing wines, beer, cider, and spirits from JAK’s liquor stores.  They provided me with these samples to show you what you could enjoy over the BC Day long weekend.  It…

50th Parallel Estate Chardonnay and Rose for Your Summer Sipping

50th Parallel Estate Winery Chardonnay 2018 and Pinot Noir Rosé 2019

Do you ever drink white wine with BBQ?  If not, try a big, buttery, oaked Chardonnay like this one from 50th Parallel Estate Winery.  If you are still enjoying the Rosé revolution I also have a Rosé from 50th Parallel…