Tasting Notes

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery

Discovering Ancient Hill Winery
October 28, 2013 1 Comment »

A business trip took me recently to the city of Kelowna, BC, and with a couple hours to spare before my evening flight I wondered how to pass the time before takeoff. The Okanagan always tempts me to seek out ... Read More »

BC Zinfandel and Lamb Shanks

BC Zinfandel and Lamb Shanks
September 6, 2013 Comments Off

This may come as news to some Americans, but California is not the only place that produces Zinfandel. It’s true. Australia makes zin, as does Argentina and South Africa. And guess what? British Columbia has five Zinfandel producers in the ... Read More »

Covert Farms Overt Abundance

Covert Farms Overt Abundance
August 14, 2013 Comments Off

We’re pleased to introduce wine writer Mari Kane to BC Wine Lover. Covert Farms is not a secret place. It’s just tucked in a hidden valley about 500 feet above the town of Oliver, BC, waiting to be discovered. After passing ... Read More »

Erin’s Liquidity preview tasting

Erin’s Liquidity preview tasting
August 12, 2013 Comments Off

Following our “rock licking” experience at Meyer Family Vineyards, I introduced fellow wine bloggers Gloria Chang (@IMBIBEandSAVOUR) and Lesley Trites (girlonwine.com) to the newest winery in Okanagan Falls –Liquidity. Unfortunately we had a fairly tight timeline but we made the most ... Read More »

MyWinePal: Celebrating OWEN Cabernet Franc and the BCHF

MyWinePal: Celebrating OWEN Cabernet Franc and the BCHF
August 10, 2013 Comments Off

This is the second year of the Wine Campus at Okanagan Crush Pad.  The wine campus is a program to foster the education of professionals in the wine industry. Okanagan Crush Pad makes an annual donation of $5,000 to the BC Hospitality ... Read More »

MyWinePal: Tasting Notes For Bartier Scholefield Wines

MyWinePal: Tasting Notes For Bartier Scholefield Wines
August 2, 2013 Comments Off

Bartier Scholefield‘s slogan is “Wine is Narrative“, which I agree it is, at least maybe for boutique wineries, sourcing grapes from a small region.  In my previous article, BC Has a Wine Story, I talked about the story that wine tells ... Read More »

MyWinePal: Enjoying the Latest SpierHead Winery White Wines

MyWinePal: Enjoying the Latest SpierHead Winery White Wines
August 1, 2013 Comments Off

Post courtesy of MyWinePal.com. Did you know that SpierHead Winery from South East Kelowna won the “Best New Winery” at the 2012 BC Wine Awards, and that their Pinot Noir was ranked #1 by the judges at the 2012 Canadian Wine Awards? ... Read More »