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Wine Reviews

CedarCreek 2020 Jagged Rock Sparkling Rosé

CedarCreek 2020 Jagged Rock Sparkling Rosé

Nov 14, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Jagged Rock Sparkling Rosé, 2020 Winery: CedarCreek, Kelowna Why drink it? From the winery’s Platinum Collection, this bubbly has the palest...

2019 Blue Mountain Estate Cuvée Pinot Noir

2019 Blue Mountain Estate Cuvée Pinot Noir

Nov 7, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Estate Cuvée Pinot Noir, 2019 Winery: Blue Mountain, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? The descriptors assigned by the winery itself are most fitting:...

Bask Hard Tea Sparkling Water

Bask Hard Tea Sparkling Water

Oct 31, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Hard Tea Sparkling Water Winery: Bask, Online: bc.baskwine.com/Shop Why drink it? Is it wine? Is it tea? Is it bubbly? It’s all three. BASK has a...

2020 Stag’s Hollow Albari?o

2020 Stag’s Hollow Albari?o

Oct 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Albari?o, 2020 Winery: Stag’s Hollow, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? Only a handful of B.C. wineries are playing with this Iberian varietal that...

Bartier Bros. 2019 The Orchard Row (red blend)

Bartier Bros. 2019 The Orchard Row (red blend)

Oct 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: The Orchard Row (red blend), 2019 Winery: Bartier Bros., Oliver Why drink it? Formerly the house wine at the winery, this bright red blend of Cabernet...

Left Field Cider Co.

Left Field Cider Co.

Oct 10, 2021 / 4:00 am

Cidery: Left Field Cider Co., near Merritt Why drink it? Why not cider for a change? It’s not just for hot summer days, is a perfect autumn drink, and...

Mission Hill 2019 Vista’s Edge Cabernet Franc

Mission Hill 2019 Vista’s Edge Cabernet Franc

Oct 3, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Vista’s Edge Cabernet Franc, 2019 Winery: Mission Hill, West Kelowna Why drink it? Part of the winery’s Terroir Collection, a series of wines...

2018 Liquidity Dividend

2018 Liquidity Dividend

Sep 26, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Dividend, 2018 (red blend) Winery: Liquidity, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? A blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot, the name of this...

2019 Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards Fitz Crémant

2019 Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards Fitz Crémant

Sep 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Fitz Crémant, 2019 (sparkling) Winery: Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, Summerland Why drink it? In France, crémant sparkling wines are made...

2020 Time Family of Wines Chronos Rosé

2020 Time Family of Wines Chronos Rosé

Sep 12, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Chronos Rosé, 2020 Winery: Time Family of Wines, Penticton Why drink it? New labels, a new satellite shop coming to the District Wine Village, and...

2019 Inniskillin Okanagan Estate Riesling

2019 Inniskillin Okanagan Estate Riesling

Sep 5, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Okanagan Estate Riesling, 2019 Winery: Inniskillin Why drink it? Riesling can run the gamut from dry to sweet, and the winery’s ice wine version is...

2019 Play Spotlight Semillon

2019 Play Spotlight Semillon

Aug 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Spotlight Semillon, 2019 Winery: Play, Penticton Why drink it? Often found blended with Sauvignon Blanc, a fuller-bodied, thoughtfully oaked Semillon can...

2018 Black Sage Cabernet Franc

2018 Black Sage Cabernet Franc

Aug 22, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Cabernet Franc, 2018 Winery: Black Sage Vineyard, Summerland Why drink it? Cab Franc can sometimes be an afterthought when it comes to cabernet, but it...

2020 Blue Mountain Sauvignon Blanc

2020 Blue Mountain Sauvignon Blanc

Aug 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Sauvignon Blanc, 2020 Winery: Blue Mountain, Okanagan Falls Why drink it? Sauvignon Blanc can be thought of as a “young” wine, thanks to its...

2017 Gray Monk Odyssey Cabernet Franc

2017 Gray Monk Odyssey Cabernet Franc

Aug 1, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Odyssey Cabernet Franc, 2017 Winery: Gray Monk, Lake Country Why drink it? Okanagan Cabernet Franc, arguably, could be the region’s signature red,...

2020 Township 7 Pinot Gris

2020 Township 7 Pinot Gris

Jul 25, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Pinot Gris, 2020 Winery: Township 7, Naramata/Langley Why drink it? Beautifully aromatic, which may be a surprise to many PG fans, but enjoy the fresh...

2019 Lightning Rock Viognier

2019 Lightning Rock Viognier

Jul 18, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Viognier, 2019 Winery: Lightning Rock, Summerland Why drink it? For fun, compare this Viognier with the winery’s sparkling Pét-Nat version...

2020 Virtual Second Act Field Blend Rosé

2020 Virtual Second Act Field Blend Rosé

Jul 11, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: The Second Act Field Blend Rosé, 2020 Winery: Virtual Why drink it? You can find this piquette wine at your local BC Liquor store, and what does...

Priest Creek Pretty in Pink rosé

Priest Creek Pretty in Pink rosé

Jun 27, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Pretty in Pink (rosé), 2020 Winery: Priest Creek, Kelowna Why drink it? Props to this winery for literally planning to open its doors the day...

2019 Hester Creek Character red blend

2019 Hester Creek Character red blend

Jun 20, 2021 / 4:00 am

Wine: Character (red blend), 2019 Winery: Hester Creek, Oliver Why drink it? The Character blends from Hester (both the white and red versions), are good...

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