Canadian Wine Clubs
As the mercury starts to plummet in our thermometers, we begin longing for warmth, for comfort, and for long evenings huddled in front of an open fire. The bright and airy days of summer begin to feel like a distant memory, and those balmy afternoons sipping at sharp, light white wines and rosés have faded with the darkening of the skies.
Winter is all about those wines whic ...Read More
Dangerously flirting with the 50th parallel, the Okanagan is a region that quenches many wine fantasies — especially the ones you didn’t even know you craved. The secret distinctions of the Okanagan Valley have been hidden for centuries. Only recently has the region been revealing its deep layers of world class wine and is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting regions in the world. It all comes down to the recent recognition of its t ...Read More
You've finally nailed down the styles of wine you like and producers you prefer. You know what regions to reach for when you hit your local wine shop. But as has happened to all of us at some point or another, you've likely picked up a bottle only to take it home, opened it, and found yourself slightly disappointed by its contents. You swirl the glass again...the wine wasn't corked and didn't have any other perceivable flaws. What went wrong ...Read More
As the days grow shorter and the mercury begins to plummet in our thermometers, is there anything finer to eat at the end of a long, chilly day than a delicious, warming bowl of soup? It’s the ultimate versatile food - almost any ingredient can be cooked through and blended to produce a highly satisfying, hearty dinner that spreads through the body like your own interior central heating system. However, if you’re the kind of person who c ...Read More
Amazingly varied, incredibly expressive and endlessly fascinating, Riesling is a true white wine lover’s grape varietal. In restaurants and wine bars from Brooklyn to Berlin, from Osaka to right here in Okanagan, this Germanic grape has experienced something of a renaissance in recent years, as a new generation of wine fans have discovered its charms and have been utterly seduced by its myriad qualities.