Category Archives: Okanagan

Okanagan wineries and wine

Christmas Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

Here are four ideas to make your life easier this Christmas. Gift ideas for the favourite wine lover in your life. First, there’s the Legno Art Corkscrew. Made out of polished stainless steel, it feels great in the hand, and … Continue reading

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Life on the Road 4

Started the morning at Jackson-Triggs.  Had their Sauvignon Blanc Proprietor’s Grand Reserve.  If you like NZ SB buy this one.  Grassy nose, great acid, with a balanced finish, and best of all only 12.5% alcohol. The ’07 Cabernet Franc Rose … Continue reading

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Life on the Road 3 – Sandhill Winery

An amazing day of tasting. Sandhill Winery is growing – among other things – Sangiovese and Barbera which they release in their small lots series.  Tremendous buys all of them at around the $30 mark. Had lunch with Howard Soon, … Continue reading

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Life on the Road 2

Well I’m in the valley.  Stopped by a brand new vineyard – Cassini – on my way to setting up camp. A remarkable range of wines, including viognier (recommended) with a great bouquet of pears.  None of the other whites … Continue reading

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BC Wines and pricing

Okay so I’m out to dinner last night, a freebie courtesy of Jackson Trigg, just so everybody knows what’s going on. It was at Weczeria, a great local bistro. The menu: Cod cheeks & lamb stuffed perogie with bacon bits … Continue reading

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