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

The Winecouverites Take On Naramata 

(Continued from The WInecouverites Take on Oliver...) The next morning, we headed to Naramata, for three final tastings before we headed home.  We highly recommend these three wineries because they have each pulled off a perfect trifecta of award-winning wines, breathtaking scenery, and delicious food: Hillside, Poplar Grove, and Lakebreeze Wineries.   You will not … Continue reading The Winecouverites Take On Naramata