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The Westside Wine Trail

Feb 13, 2013 / 10:34 am

By: Helene Scott Mission Hill Family Estate, Reserve Cabernet Shiraz 2009 - $34.99 A blend of 51% cabernet sauvignon and 49% shiraz. Soft, ripe berries,...

Naramata Bench Wine Tasting Notes

Dec 18, 2012 / 6:27 pm

Winter Wine Tasting Notes from the Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, B.C. By: Helene Scott The Naramata Bench is home to over 20 wineries and boasts some of...

Let's get tasting

Sep 29, 2012 / 5:05 pm

By: Helene Scott Wines from Kelowna St. Hubertus Estate Winery Rose Frizzante 2010 $16 Pretty pale pink with a gentle sparkle and you have a party in a...

Tasting notes from Kelowna's Fab Five - East Kelowna Wineries

Aug 14, 2012 / 4:35 pm

By: Helene Scott Vibrant Vines Chardonnay 2011 $25 This straw coloured wine was barrel fermented in a combination of older and new French oak barrels,...

Enrico Pinot Grigio 2010

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

ENRICO WINERY Pinot Grigio 2010, Vancouver Island, BC $17 The pinot gris grapes are estate grown. Pale straw in colour and the nose has gentle aromas of...

Moobery Raspberry NV

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

MOOBERY WINERY Raspberry NV, Vancouver Island, BC $19 Morningstar Farm in Parksville is home to MooBerry Winery and Little Qualicum Cheeseworks. This bright...

Enrico Syrah 2008

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

ENRICO WINERY Syrah 2008, Vancouver Island, BC $19.50 Although Enrico Winery is located near Mill Bay on southern Vancouver Island, the syrah grapes were...

Merridale Somerset Cider 2006

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

MERRIDALE ESTATE CIDERY Somerset Cider 2006, Cobble Hill, Vancouver Island, BC $20 A selection of ten different cider-apple varieties are grown to produce...

Averill Creek Pinot Noir 2008

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

AVERILL CREEK VINEYARD Pinot Noir 2008, Vancouver Island,BC $26 Situated in the Cowichan Valley the nose of this estate grown pinot is brimming with...

Road 13 Sparkling Chenin Blanc 2008

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

ROAD 13 VINEYARDS Sparkling Chenin Blank 2008, Okanagan Valley, BC $35 This lively bottle of fermented sparkling wine made in the traditional French champagne...

Averill Creek Pinot Gris 2009

May 16, 2012 / 2:35 pm

AVERILL CREEK VINEYARD Pinot Gris 2009, Vancouver Island, BC $20 Pale golden straw colour with the aromas of honey, tinned pineapple, hints of turpene,...