One of our favourite BC wine events of the year is the trade & media tasting of the OK Falls Winery Association. Over the years we have seen this group of independent wineries (plus one “large” winery — See Ya Later Ranch, owned by Constellation Brands) has really coalesced into a group that works well […]
Thanks, John Skinner. Painted Rock wines are setting the bar for B.C. reds!
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 of it. We were greeted on the crush pad by winemaker Matt Holmes. He gave […]
Great wineries surrounding Skaha and Vaseaux Lakes on the increase Recently I had received an invitation to a series of open houses put on by the Okanagan Falls Winery Association. All of the wineries within the association would be open a little bit later than normal this evening and they would also have some munchies […]
Wild Goose Vineyards and JoieFarm win top awards at Riverside It's hard not to be excited when we hear our favourite BC wineries getting much-deserved recognition from abroad. The Riverside International Wine Competition describes itself as follows: For 30 years, the Riverside International Wine Competition has provided consumers and the wine industry with carefully considered […]
A slideshow of images from our August 2011 BC wine vacation It was a combination of family time paired with tours of gorgeous BC wineries in the Okanagan Valley.
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 […]
A slideshow of images from our BCWineLover.com Flickr page. Lots of posts to follow. Wine touring and blogging involves some sacrifice. Frankly, we’d rather be doing the former than the latter, so we quickly realized that it was better to make notes and document our experiences afterward. We met some great people, and traveled from […]
One of our favourite wineries, Wild Goose Vineyards, was named 2009 Pacific Northwest Winery of the Year by Wine Press Northwest magazine: In today's world, red wines get most of the ink. They are sexy, they generally fetch higher prices, and they create more buzz among "serious" wine lovers. Yet making great white wine is […]