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Wines to Celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2022 Winner

FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is in the knock-out round.  Already we have the Netherlands and Brasil out of the contest.  The teams left to play are Morocco, Portugal, England, France, Argentina, and Croatia.  All these countries make wine as…

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…

Two Traditional Method Sparkling Wines from Church & State Wines

Church & State Wines Gris de Noirs Brut 2019 and Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature 2018

Sparkling wines are always appreciated.  They pair with many dishes and can be enjoyed on their own.  I have two traditional method sparkling wines from Church & State Wines.  A Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature 2018 made with Chardonnay grapes…

A Few Wine Suggestions for Canadian Thanksgiving 2022

Traditional Thanksgiving

Canadian Thanksgiving is on Monday, October 10, 2022.  You may be making a list of ingredients to buy for your Thanksgiving dinner.  A traditional / historical dinner with turkey or ham, brussel sprouts, yam, and mashed potatoes with gravy.  Or…

Two Last BC Wines from Gold Hill Winery to Celebrate Summer

Gold Hill Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc Rose 2021Gold Hill Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc Rose 2021

We are set for a mini-heatwave, Friday – Sunday, this week. So get out and enjoy the sun on your patio, and maybe these two bright, fresh wines from Gold Hill Winery in Oliver, BC. I have their Sauvignon Blanc…