News from Vista D’oro

Come in from the Cold & Go for the D’oro This holiday season pickup a bottle of Vista D’oro’s “D’ oro – 2007”. D’oro means ‘gold’ for those of you without a little Italian in your life but at Vista D’oro The D’oro is an artisanally crafted, fortified port-style wine made with BC’s finest small…

New Releases from Sanduz Wines

Sanduz Estate Wines is proud to announce the bottling of three new grape varietals and our latest creation, Blueberry Merlot.  Come and try our new releases or any of our other outstanding wines. Dry Gewurztraminer 2008 An Alsatian style wine made dry to compliment fine dining. With a yellow-green colour, it has an aroma of…

Road 13 Honest John Red – 2008

Road 13 is a family run winery owned by Mick and Pam Luckhurst.  The couple released the Honest John series of wine as a tribute to Honest John Oliver, the Premier of BC in the early 1900’s.  Oliver was responsible for the construction of the irrigation canal that transformed the South Okanagan, specifically the Golden…

Dunham and Froese 2007 Amicitia $28

Dunham and Froese is a collaboration between Gene & Shelly Cover and Kirby & Crystal Froese.  The winery follows organic and biodynamic practices in the vineyard and winery.  Located on the 700 acre Covert Farm next to the McIntyre Bluff rock face eight kms north Oliver, the winery will open its wine shop on July…

Elephant Island In The Middle Of Gastown!

Salt Tasting Room is excited to present an upcoming event with BC’s own Elephant Island Orchard Wines in their Salt Cellar on Tuesday, July 21st at 7:00p.m.  Located in the highly prized growing region of the Naramata Bench, Elephant Island’s dynamic range of wines have changed many people’s perception of how good fruit wine can be;…

2003 Morning Bay Cabernet Sauvignon

This bold red is sourced from the Black Sage Bench in the Okanagan Valley, a spot well known for superior production of Cab Sauv.  Blackberry, plum, tobacco leaf and cigar box notes.  Tannins have softened.  Ready to drink with a big juicy steak, or mini steak burger (perhaps Morton’s filet mignon?).  Available in private liquor…

Morning Bay 2005 Okanagan Pinot Noir

This wine is made of a blend of grapes from Kaleden and the Naramata Bench. A light to medium bodied wine with black cherry fruit aromas and a palate of berry, earth and spice. Tannins have softened. The wine was aged in neutral oak barrels for 30 months. Price $16.99 CSPC 786848

2004 Geyser Peak Winery Cabernet Sauvignon SKU #343467

http://www.geyserpeakwinery.com Geyser Peak is the third oldest winery in California, founded in 1880 in the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County. Today the region is known for Cabernet Sauvignon. This particular Cab has a whack of fruit on the nose and palate. Aromas of blackberry and cocoa. A flavourful wine with blackcherry, spice and vanilla flavours….

15th Okanagan Spring Wine Festival Marks the Official Arrival of Spring

Wine enthusiasts and weather forecasters agree that Spring is definitely arriving this weekend due to the launch of the 15th Okanagan Spring Wine Festival presented by Valley First Credit Union. With the prediction of sunny skies and temperatures in the low 20’s, the 92 member wineries of the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society are expecting strong…

Granville Island Brockton IPA

Brockton IPA celebrates the brewery’s 25th Anniversary.  This Pacific Northwest India Pale ale is refreshing, fruity with some mild bitterness and definite hoppiness.  Great for sipping poolside.  Get it in the mixed 12 pack and compare to Granville Island’s other bottles and celebrate Stanley Park.   BIO – Vern Lambourne Brewmaster Granville Island Brewing’s Brewmaster…