Check out this slideshow of wine picks from our Northern Adventure (2007) trip. BC Wine Lover picks from our “Northern Adventure” (2007) tour. Here’s the list of picks below: Adora Vineyards Elements Pinot Noir 2001 Cedar Creek Merlot Cabernet 2005 Cedar Creek Pinot Blanc 2006 Dirty Laundry Chardonnay Private Reserve 2006 Dirty Laundry Woo Woo […]
News & Commentary
The Honourable Iona Campagnolo will visit the winners of the 2007 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards of Excellence in British Columbia Wines on August 1, 2 and 3 and present the Awards. Her Honour has invited members of the Consular Corps of British Columbia to accompany her when she makes these presentations so they can gain knowledge […]
From a BC government news release: The Province has amended the Wines of Marked Quality Regulation to ensure British Columbia wines continue to be of the highest quality for consumers in British Columbia and abroad. This amendment more closely aligns the B.C. VQA standard with the BCWI 2005 VQA standard and corrects technical errors in […]
Check out our little slideshow of wine picks from our Southern Exposure trip. Stay tuned for our individual comments about these wines and wineries. Here’s the list of picks below: Blasted Church Gewürztraminer 2006 Desert Hills Gamay Noir 2006 Desert Hills Gewürztraminer 2006 Fairview Cellars Cabernet Merlot 2005 Golden Mile Cellars Chardonnay 2005 Golden Mile […]
We're back home after a fantastic short trip to the Okanagan, where temperatures in Osoyoos reached record highs. We love the heat, and having a glass of Pinot Gris to cool you down. We'll post up our BC Wine Lover picks that we purchased on this trip, and share explorations and conversations shortly. Stay tuned!
BC Wine Lover will be taking time to taste the treats of the south Okanagan over the weekend. We’re calling it our “Southern Exposure.” Not sure how much access to wireless internet we’ll get in Osoyoos, but we’ll do our best to write about the highlights of our trip. As you’ll be able to tell […]
The Joie Collection What a treat to receive our bottles of Joie wine. We ordered straight from Michael & Heidi at www.joiefarm.com, and picked up the case (a mix of their 4 wines) in town. We'll give our tasting notes in the weeks ahead.
I have been doing some internet research to see what is new with some of the wineries we are going to visit on our short trip to the south Okanagan this June. I have been disappointed by a couple of websites which don't appear to have been updated for at least two years. It seems […]
Arguably the best blog post of the year is The Amateur Gourmet: Chutzpah, Truffles & Alain Ducasse.