Tag: Sommelier

The Story Continues with jy. Ancient Method Sparkling Wine

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Since 2011, Okanagan Crush Pad ¬†(OCP) winery in Summerland offered the Okanagan Wine Campus, where¬†the BC Sommelier of the Year has the opportunity to create their own wine label at the OCP facility. ¬†They are part of the whole wine…

2017 BC Hospitality Foundation Sommelier Scholarships are Open

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The 2017 BC Hospitality Foundation Sommelier Scholarships are sponsored by¬†Okanagan Crush Pad¬†(OCP) and¬†Authentic Wine and Spirits Merchants. These scholarships are a mentorship program designed to further individual study in wine education. Up to four $1000.00 scholarships are awarded every year.…

Quick Review: Samantha Canyonview Vineyard Chardonnay 2014

Here is my last wine review for 2015.¬† It has been an amazing year of trying wines from around the world, and meeting with wine makers from around the world.¬† BC’s winery list continues to grow, and winery regions as…

The Release of H’s Blend at Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver

The Hotel Georgia in downtown Vancouver is a landmark location.¬† It has been known as the city’s most elegant retreat. The Georgian Revival structure welcomed a who’s who of the entertainment world to British Columbia, including Elvis Presley, Nat “King”…