AWESOME THING WE DRANK #677 | A Rosé That Is Much Better Than Its Bottle Is Weird

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #677 | A Rosé That Is Much Better Than Its Bottle Is Weird

by Treve Ring | In my line of work I get to drink taste a boatload of wines, many good, most average, a lot of plonk, and a slight few, awesome… Commanderie de la La Bargemone | Cuvée Marina Rosé 2013 Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, France | $30 +650408 Yeah – I was skeptical too. I mean, just look at that bottle! Is it perfume? A marketing ploy? My skepticism is as finely attuned to wine BS as my palate is to Trichloroanisole, but then the aroma - savoury, stony, minerality,… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Sipping Summer In Orofino’s “Celentano Vineyard” Gamay 2013

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Sipping Summer In Orofino’s “Celentano Vineyard” Gamay 2013

by Treve Ring | From the stony, steep sided Similkameen Valley comes this single vineyard Cawston Gamay from Orofino. Planted in 1999 on sloping Stemwinder… more 

DRINKER | Judging 1,335 Different Wines In Only 4.5 Days At ‘The National Wine Awards’

DRINKER | Judging 1,335 Different Wines In Only 4.5 Days At ‘The National Wine Awards’

by Treve Ring | 1,335 wines, 4,000 bottles, 4.5 days, 16-ish judges, 2 bottles of emergency couriered Nardini, 6 judges cannonballing into a pool at a hosted… more 

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #676 | Luis Pato Vinhas Velhas Branco 2012 (Portugal)

AWESOME THING WE DRANK #676 | Luis Pato Vinhas Velhas Branco 2012 (Portugal)

by Treve Ring | I drink/taste a boatload of wines, many good, most average, a lot of plonk, and a slight few, awesome... Luis Pato | Vinhas Velhas Branco… more 

GOODS | “Market At The Movies” To Screen Acclaimed SOMM Documentary May 28/29

GOODS | “Market At The Movies” To Screen Acclaimed SOMM Documentary May 28/29

The GOODS from Market by Jean-Georges Vancouver, BC | It’s show time again at MARKET by Jean-Georges. Grab your gourmet popcorn and a seat, and join MARKET… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Synchromesh Flies Down The Straightaway With ‘Tertre Rouge’

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | Synchromesh Flies Down The Straightaway With ‘Tertre Rouge’

by Treve Ring | You can tell this family-owned and operated winery is in it for the love of the craft. There is no way Alan Dickinson, his wife Amy and… more 

GOODS | South Okanagan Wineries “Le Vieux Pin” & “LaStella” Get Web Overhauls

GOODS | South Okanagan Wineries “Le Vieux Pin” & “LaStella” Get Web Overhauls

THE GOODS FROM Le Vieux Pin & Lastella Oliver, BC | Brand new websites for LaStella and Le Vieux Pin wineries bring more than great wine to consumers. The… more 

GOODS | “Fort Berens Estate Winery” Welcomes South African Wine-Making Pair

GOODS | “Fort Berens Estate Winery” Welcomes South African Wine-Making Pair

The GOODS from Fort Berens Winery Lillooet, BC | The weather is heating up, the sun is shining and the season is off to a great start for Fort Berens Estate… more 

Awesome Thing We Drank #675 | Domaine Baumard Clos Saint-Yves Savennières 2009

Awesome Thing We Drank #675 | Domaine Baumard Clos Saint-Yves Savennières 2009

by Treve Ring | In my line of work I get to drink taste a boatload of wines, many good, most average, a lot of plonk, and a slight few, awesome... Domaine… more 

GOODS | Extraordinary Chateau Margaux Vintages To Be Poured At “Market” Supper

GOODS | Extraordinary Chateau Margaux Vintages To Be Poured At “Market” Supper

The GOODS from Market by Jean-Georges Vancouver, BC | MARKET by Jean-Georges will host an unprecedented evening of exquisite food and wine. A host from… more 

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | No Savage Beasts In The Stoneboat Vineyards 2010 Pinotage

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE | No Savage Beasts In The Stoneboat Vineyards 2010 Pinotage

by Treve Ring | Black Sage Bench Pinotage. Who knew? This is no wild and savage beast (in the South African wildebeest vein), but rather a lush, ripe dark… more 

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

DETAILS Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 500 Burrowing Owl Place Oliver, British Columbia, V0H 1T1 Toll Free: 877.498.0620 | Local: 250.498.0620 Web: www.bovwine.ca… more 

DRINKER | A Wine-Soaked Doc Series From The Same People Who Brought Us “SOMM”

DRINKER | A Wine-Soaked Doc Series From The Same People Who Brought Us “SOMM”

by Treve Ring | From the folks who brought us SOMM comes a series of short, evocative vine vignettes, produced in conjunction with The Guild of Sommeliers… more 

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