We have been lucky enough to attend the 8th annual Wine Bloggers Conference, a gathering of bloggers (naturally), industry professionals and wine lovers. This year, the event was held in Corning, New York with a focus on the great wines, producers and the people of the Finger Lakes AVA. A diverse, progressive and passionate industry, […]
We’re fans of Okanagan Crush Pad here at Chez BCWineLover, and not only because of the wines. The 3-year old winery based in Summerland, BC is already a business success story and they’ve barely just begun. Proprietors Christine Coletta and her husband Steve Lornie have marketing and business smarts that has helped them shorten the […]
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? Well now you know. I’ve been in contact with SpierHead for a year now, tasting […]
Erin says there's simply too much to experience in the Similkameen for just one trip I decided that we should check out the remaining five wineries of the Similkameen that we did not have a chance to visit on our first trip through last month. And with the exception of Herder Winery & Vineyards, all […]
Noble Ridge Winery's Leslie D'Andrea speaks with BCWineLover.com It's all about the stories. That's why we do BCWineLover.com. It's also the reason writers like John Schreiner have so much zeal for exploring the BC wine scene. There are so many stories. This week we had the pleasure to make our first stop at Noble Ridge […]
Quinta Ferreira are quickly gaining a lot of fans, and BC Wine Lover is sitting up and taking notice. The Black Sage Bench winery just south of Oliver has produced a very inviting Chardonnay that is ready to pour now. It has a lovely, rich, gold colour. This is oaked Chardonnay that is very mild. […]
Sandhill Chardonnay 2006 Sandhill Chardonnay 2006 from Sandhill Wines produces another solid Chardonnay. Hints of oak, with lush fruit taste. We dubbed it a tropical fruit salad, with a little bit of acidity on the finish. Try it. You'll like it.