Tag: riesling

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Wines for 2022

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

Twenty-five wines coming from BC and around the world made it to my near-perfect – star category this year.  I’ve arranged these fantastic wines into BC wines followed by wines from the rest of the world.  Italian wine showed up…

A Few BC VQA Wine Picks from the Swirl Fall Wine Release 2022

Swirl Around BC Trade and Media Tasting Nov 2022

This was the first Swirl Around BC trade tasting since the COVID lockdown where you could actually walk around tables, talk to winery principals and have them pour their wines for you.  Earlier in the day, I attended the Masterclass…

Wines of BC Masterclass: Expressions of People, Place and Time

Wines of BC Masterclass: Expressions of People, Place and Time

Wines evolve with time in the bottle.  People talk about how they drink their aged Bordeaux and Burgundy wines.  Never drinking them young.  In BC many people think that our wines are best enjoyed young.  Not thinking about ageing them…

Hart House Winery Dinner Celebrates BC’s Fort Berens Estate Winery

If you have not had a chance to try the wines from Fort Berens Estate Winery in Lillooet, now is your chance.  Did you know that the climate in Lillooet is very similar to Oliver, in the south Okanagan?  You…

Two Aromatic White Wines from St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery

St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery Riesling 2019 and Oak Bay Vineyard Gebert Family Reserve Gewurztraminer 2019

I have two aromatic white wines from St. Hubertus Family Estate Winery and their associated Oak Bay Vineyard, which I can see going very well with an assorted cheese plate over the holidays.  The first wine is the St. Hubertus…

Quick Review: Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Riesling 2020

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian Riesling 2020 with wine in glass

BC’s Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian wines exemplify the uniqueness of single vineyard blends from the Okanagan Valley made in small volumes.  The wines come from their finest barrels and only are produced when the vintage is appropriate. I really enjoyed tasting…