This world would be so depressing without wine.
I’d like to take a moment to thank the wine god for blessing our planet.
A CASE FULL OF SUMMER FUN By: Juliet Williams PACK A PICNIC There are numerous wineries that invite you to pack a picnic, enjoy their wines, (purchased on site) and absorb the relaxed, friendly, and picturesque setting of their vineyard property. Here are just a few worth a mention: www.spierheadwinery.com / www.nobleridge.com / www.mooberrywinery.com / […]
On a recent visit to Vancouver Island to participate in the annual Parksville Uncorked Food & Wine Festival, I seized the opportunity to discover some of the 40+ Island wineries, meaderies and cider houses. One of the fruit wine members of the Wine Island Vintners Association (WIVA) is Coastal Black Winery. Winemaker and owner, Abel […]
By: Helene Scott St. Hubertus Estate Winery Rose Frizzante 2010 $16 Pretty pale pink with a gentle sparkle and you have a party in a bottle! Made from gamay noir grapes; it has cherries, strawberries and cranberries on the nose and finishes with hints of citrus and rhubarb with soft tannins on the palate. […]
By: Helene Scott Vibrant Vines Chardonnay2011 $25 This straw coloured wine was barrel fermented in a combination of older and new French oak barrels, aged sur lie for three months and stirred daily. It underwent malolactic fermentation that adds to the rich mouthfeel. The oak is soft and integrated and the wine finishes with […]
The 2012 Summer Okanagan Wine Festival surely will bring out the hot weather in July as it kicks off from July 7 through July 15 throughout the Okanagan showcasing our wine and food culture at the height of summer’s allure. The Summer Okanagan Wine Festival offers outdoor and indoor events designed to showcase the wineries […]
And The Vino Goes To… Winners Announced as Funds Raised for Charity 3rd Annual Wine Film Festival raises awareness for BC Wine and funds for United Way and BC Hospitality Fund Osoyoos/Oliver B.C. – $10,500 was raised for the Children’s Charities of the United Way of the South Okanagan and the BC Hospitality Foundation as […]
This is an event not to be missed!! Have fun and feel good about supporting the Okanagan Symphony!! Unlike Bingo of the past – as many remember the fundraising experiences for your children’s hockey team or dance group – our bingo evening will rock!!! What you will experience for your ticket fee of $140.00: Sizzling […]
If you spent the weekend pondering the smell of petrol in your Riesling and thought to yourself, I should make a video about BC Wine, then you’re in luck. Enophiles and videographers can finally come together and fuse their passions to produce a short film about a BC winery, or anything to do with BC […]