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 soils and granitic shale (gamay crushes on granite), this pale cherry-hued red should be your summer go-to. Orofino

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 event, 2 types of Sensodyne toothpaste, 1 looping blur of guitar-led singalong on

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 2012 | +403881 | Beiras VR, Portugal | $25.99 I appreciate obscure, curious

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 for a culinary journey perfectly paired with an insightful movie. On May 28

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 Alan’s parents John and Kristy would put this much time and effort

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 new websites focus on sharing relevant information about the South Okanagan in

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 Winery in Lillooet. With some major milestones behind them,

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 Baumard | Clos Saint-Yves Savennières 2009 | AC Savennières |

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 Château Margaux in the Bordeaux region of France together with MARKET Chef de Cuisine Montgomery

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 plum, wild raspberry, and black cherry example with massive structure, tobacco leaf vegetation, cedar

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 | Facebook | Twitter GALLERY The People Who Make It Happen Jim Wyse, Founder & Proprietor Chris Wyse,

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. Others in the series include Piedmonte and Tuscany, but I was taken by

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