Talking Bourbon Barrels and Organic Wine with Bob Blue of Bonterra and 1000 Stories Wines

We had the privilege of being invited to a Winemakers dinner with legendary California Organic Winemaker Bob Blue, at Chewies Oyster Bar in Coal Harbour last night.  Thanks to Gael Mackie of Escalade Wines for the invite!  It was a great night of tasting wines from Bob's Bonterra and 1000 Stories brands, while chatting with … Continue reading Talking Bourbon Barrels and Organic Wine with Bob Blue of Bonterra and 1000 Stories Wines

Drawing the Big Straw by Visiting Little Straw Winery 

We have been loving small, family-run wineries lately, and Little Straw in West Kelowna is no exception. Except that they are, because they have FOOD! Double the points for this! Anywhere that provides us with copious amounts of delicious wine has an automatic key to our heart, but add a smorgasbord of our favorite foods … Continue reading Drawing the Big Straw by Visiting Little Straw Winery 

Happy Mothers’ Day! Say it More Often, Say it With The Road 13 Stemwinder 2014

The Road 13 Stemwinder 2014 is the perfect wine to share with your mom this month. This white blend is 56% Chardonnay, 34% Vioignier, 9% Marsanne, and 1% Rousanne. From Road 13: "A blend of The 2014 Stemwinder has an attractive golden hue. The perfumed nose showcases aromas of pea pod, pear, apricot, and vanilla, … Continue reading Happy Mothers’ Day! Say it More Often, Say it With The Road 13 Stemwinder 2014

April Fools!! Church and State Winery’s Lost Inhibitions White & Red Blends, 2014

The Church and State Lost Inhibitions wine bottle labels ("namaste bitches", "this is effing epic", "chill the f*ck out") were popping up all over social media right before April 1st, so naturally we assumed that the foul-mouthed labels were just an (impressively elaborate) April Fools Day prank. Given the timing, and the fact that we … Continue reading April Fools!! Church and State Winery’s Lost Inhibitions White & Red Blends, 2014

March Merlot, because we love an alliteration! Kraze Legz The Cakewalk 2011 Merlot

We almost don't want to tell you about Kraze Legz Winery, because it's a hidden gem nestled in our hidden gem town of Kaleden (aptly named from 'kalos', meaning beautiful in Greek, combined with 'Eden', that famous garden full of temptations). But, chances are, you're going to find out about both sooner or later, plus … Continue reading March Merlot, because we love an alliteration! Kraze Legz The Cakewalk 2011 Merlot