Tag: sauvignon blanc

Taste the Sun with Provence Marinaside’s August Winery Menu

Tomato Acquerello Risotto, Grilled Prawn, Branzino and Clos du Soleil 2020 Rose

If you have not yet enjoyed lunch or dinner at Provence Marinaside in Yaletown, maybe this wine and food pairing menu will entice you.  Tomatoes are now ripening on the coast, and are already ripe in the interior.  Provence Marinaside…

TIME Family of Wines Reveals New Look with Release of 2020 Vintage

A new look for Evolve Cellars, Chronos and McWatters Collection

We heard about the purchase of TIME Family of Wines last year, but did not know where things would go for the wines.  We now have some answer, with a label refresh plus some new wines to the portfolio.  Here…

Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 (NZ $22) Get set for a whack and a wallop of passionfruit, pea pod, capsicum, basil and lime on the nose, followed by jumbo-loads of sensationally squinty acidity and tropical tension on the palate.…

Hart House Restaurant Dinner Features BC’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl wines

This is going to be a spectacular wine and food pairing between Hart House Restaurant and Burrowing Owl Estate Winery.  Limited tickets so buy asap.  Here is the press release.~~~June 24, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – On Friday, July 9, 2021,…

2 Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

Modest Wines Paired with a Japanese-Style Sablefish Dish

I paired for dinner a Japanese-style Sablefish dish with two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery. They have their new, to me, MODEST WINES label. I opened their La Graves Robber 2020 (a Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon blend) and their…

Pairing BC Halibut with Mayhem Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé Wines

Mediterranean Baked Halibut and Mayhem Wines

Besides spot prawn season, I think many BC’ers also look forward to halibut season.  It makes great fish and chips, but you can also cook it in other ways.  I received two 6 oz halibut portions from Organic Ocean to…

2019 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report Shows Continued Growth Of The BC Wine Industry

2019 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report

Have you ever wondered what are the most widely planted vitis vinifera grapes in BC, or how about how many wineries we now have? The new 2019 B.C. Wine Grape Acreage Report is out and provides us with an update…