Tag: Similkameen

Many Top Quality Wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery to Enjoy

Jeff Hundertmark, Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery winemaker with a bottle of his Riesling

I have been a fan of Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery‘s wines for many years.  I still have a bottle of their 2003 Summit Reserve Semillon I purchased at the winery that I hope to open this year with friends.  On…

Let Me Tell You About the Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

2021 was a year of extreme weather conditions in BC, which had an impact on BC grapes and wine production.  Temperature records were shattered in many regions.  I’ve been told that Kelowna, Kamloops, Osoyoos, and Lillooet were among 60 cities…

Cornucopia 2021 Signature Tasting: Andrew Peller Great Estates Regional Tasting

Andrew Peller Great Estates Regional Tasting at Cornucopia

The Andrew Peller beverage company over the past few years brought in five BC wineries into their portfolio.  Andrew Peller also owns wineries in the Niagara region in southern Ontario.  For Cornucopia 2021, I and a COVID safely separated group…

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…

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…

Two Sides of Cabernet With Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Lover's Lane Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

With Dr. Henry lifting restrictions for us being able to travel within our zone for recreation purposes, I present you with two “Lover’s Lane” wines by Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery. One is a Cabernet Franc and the other Cabernet Sauvignon,…

Seaside Pearl The Connaught Syrahs from the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery The Connaught wine labels

I do enjoy scientific experiments, especially if it is related to wine.  This day I had a chance to experience both.  I received two Syrahs from the 2018 vintage made by Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery, with one from the Similkameen…

Corcelettes Wine Sales Support BC Hospitality Charity

Corcelettes Winery tasting room

Here is another way that you can support BC wine and hospitality workers during COVID.  Buy Corcelettes Estate Winery‘s wines and partial proceeds will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation.  Here is the press release about how you can…