Tag: semillon

Two Blends from Frind Estate Winery You Can Try at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery The Baronesse 2021 and Big Red 2020

Have you heard of Frind Estate Winery before?  They are one of the newer wineries, located in West Kelowna.  Eric Von Krosigk, their winemaker, comes with lots of great knowledge.  He is originally from Vernon. In 1983, Eric moved to…

TIME Family of Wines Chronos Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon 2020 with Scallops Pairing

TIME Family of Wines Chronos Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon 2020

Two new wine releases from TIME Family of Wines to try. Their Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2020 and Chronos Semillon 2020. Both grapes are found in Bordeaux and in fact are blended together to make a white Bordeaux wine! Today’s wines…

You Should Try Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Rouge and Blanc Wines!

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian White and Red 2019

Here are two delicious vegan wines.  I recently tasted the Winemaker’s CUT latest Bohemian Blanc 2019 and Bohemian Rouge 2019 wines.  I’ve tasted many Winemaker’s CUT wines and always have to compliment them on their winemaking skills.  These two wines…

A Quality Wine Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery and Sonora Room Restaurant

It has been many years since I visited Burrowing Owl Estate Winery in person.  I’ve been tasting their wines from home and from Trade Tastings in Vancouver (pre-COVID), and always appreciate the quality of their wines.  When I decided to…

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…

Sileni Circle Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Semillon 2019

Sileni Circle Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Semillon 2019

Sileni Circle Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Semillon 2019 (NZ $25) Sileni were one of the very first Hawke’s Bay producers to leap into making classlc dry Semillon back in the early 2000’s. Before that, most wineries were using the variety…