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Wine Reviews

2021 Deep Roots Gamay Noir

2021 Deep Roots Gamay Noir

Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

Wine: Gamay Noir, 2021 Winery: Deep Roots, Naramata Bench Why drink it? If you missed this vintage, follow the winery for info on when the next bottles will...

2020 Winemaker’s CUT Q&A

2020 Winemaker’s CUT Q&A

Jan 22, 2023 / 4:00 am

Wine: Q&A, 2020 (red blend) Winery: Winemaker’s CUT, Oliver Why drink it? This wine is a blend in two ways. First, a blend of the three...

2020 Uppercase Cabernet Franc

2020 Uppercase Cabernet Franc

Jan 15, 2023 / 4:00 am

Wine: Cabernet Franc, 2020 Winery: Uppercase, Oliver Why drink it? Of the Cabernets, Franc deserves more attention than it generally receives, and...

Libra Lavender Sage Cream Ale

Libra Lavender Sage Cream Ale

Jan 8, 2023 / 4:00 am

Brew: Lavender Sage Cream Ale Brewery: Libra -- drinklibra.ca Why drink it? If you’re into Dry January or have set an intention for 2023 that...

Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut

Blue Mountain Gold Label Brut

Jan 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Wine: Gold Label Brut (sparkling) Winery: Blue Mountain, Okanagan Falls \ Why drink it? First of all, there's never a bad time for a good bottle of bubbly....

2020 Stag's Hollow Renaissance Pinot Noir

2020 Stag's Hollow Renaissance Pinot Noir

Dec 25, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Renaissance Pinot Noir, 2020 Winery: Stag's Hollow, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? This winery has been picking up some good awards lately, and...

2021 Sumac Ridge Private Reserve Cabernet-Merlot

2021 Sumac Ridge Private Reserve Cabernet-Merlot

Dec 4, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Private Reserve Cabernet-Merlot, 2021 Winery: Sumac Ridge, Summerland Why drink it? A blend of two cabs – Sauvignon and Franc – with...

2019 Township 7 Cabernet Franc

2019 Township 7 Cabernet Franc

Nov 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Cabernet Franc, 2019 Winery: Township 7, Penticton and Langley Why drink it? Exclusive to the winery’s clubSEVEN members, this bottle is a good...

Forbidden Fruit Dead End – Game Over (red blend)

Forbidden Fruit Dead End – Game Over (red blend)

Nov 13, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Dead End – Game Over (red blend) Winery: Forbidden Fruit, Cawston Why drink it? The winery itself is at the dead end of a gorgeous drive in the...

2017 Skimmerhorn SPF17 (port style)

2017 Skimmerhorn SPF17 (port style)

Nov 6, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: SPF17 (port style), 2017 Winery: Skimmerhorn, Creston Why drink it? Don’t let the acronym in the name of this port-style wine throw you off, it...

Monte Creek Living Land La Crescent

Monte Creek Living Land La Crescent

Oct 30, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Living Land La Crescent Winery: Monte Creek, Kamloops Why drink it? What is this grape? It’s a hybrid, cold climate hardy, white varietal developed...

2018 Roche Château

2018 Roche Château

Oct 23, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Chateau, 2018 (red blend) Winery: Roche, Naramata Why drink it? A Bordeaux-style blend of mostly Merlot with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, in the...

2019 Hester Creek Old Vine Brut

2019 Hester Creek Old Vine Brut

Oct 16, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Old Vine Brut, 2019 Winery: Hester Creek, Oliver Why drink it? A recent gold medal winner at ‘The Invite’ wine competition held in Oregon for...

2020 Blue Mountain Chardonnay

2020 Blue Mountain Chardonnay

Oct 9, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Chardonnay, 2020 Winery: Blue Mountain, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? Even the “anything but chardonnay” crowd would be able to appreciate the...

2021 Uppercase Rosé

2021 Uppercase Rosé

Sep 18, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Rosé, 2021 Winery: Uppercase, Oliver Why drink it? Tucked into the District Wine Village, this winery’s portfolio is worth a visit or two....

2017 Grizzli Viognier 

2017 Grizzli Viognier 

Sep 11, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: 2017 Viognier Winery: Grizzli, West Kelowna Why drink it? Viognier can have a bit of range to it, depending on the producer, from light to full bodied,...

2020 Township 7 Ironman T3

2020 Township 7 Ironman T3

Aug 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Ironman T3 (red blend), 2020 Winery: Township 7, Penticton and Langley Why drink it? There may be no better bottle of B.C. wine to open to celebrate the...

2021 Foxtrot Foxly Rosé

2021 Foxtrot Foxly Rosé

Aug 21, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Foxly Rosé, 2021 Winery: Foxtrot, Naramata Why drink it? Foxtrot Vineyard has undergone a few changes in the last few years, but remains dedicated...

2021 Niche Wine Co. Field Day

2021 Niche Wine Co. Field Day

Aug 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Field Day (white blend), 2021 Winery: Niche Wine Co., West Kelowna Why drink it? Part of the winery’s Plot Twist Project, a series of wines driven...

How to enjoy Stag's Hollow muscat frizzante

How to enjoy Stag's Hollow muscat frizzante

Jul 31, 2022 / 4:00 am

Wine: Muscat Frizzante (sparkling), 2021 Winery: Stag’s Hollow, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? Who needs a flat of sparkling wine in a colourful array of...

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