Best and Biggest Rose-By-The-Glass List in Vancouver: The Wine Bar in Yaletown

The Wine Bar (and attached full restaurant Provence Marinaside) in Yaletown has the best and biggest rose wine by the glass list in Vancouver, with 23 selections.  Sommelier Joshua Carlson expanded the rose wine list a few months ago, adding some of his favourites from across the world, as well as a few from our … Continue reading Best and Biggest Rose-By-The-Glass List in Vancouver: The Wine Bar in Yaletown

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

A Holiday Gift for Yourself! Black Hills Nota Bene 2013

The 2013 Nota bene is a blend of 45% cab Sauvignon, 40% merlot and 11% cab franc. Here are the Black Hills tasting notes: "The 2013 Nota Bene has proven to be yet another outstanding vintage. Its tantalizing signature of sweet, ripe cherry complimented by its dusty earth undertones is salivating. Rich, smooth tannins coat … Continue reading A Holiday Gift for Yourself! Black Hills Nota Bene 2013