Monthly Archives: September 2012

Painted Rock Estate Winery

Painted Rock Estate Winery 400 Smythe Drive Penticton BC, Canada, V2A 8W6 The Wines 2011 Chardonnay $26.70 This Chardonnay is a great food wine. The oak does not overwhelm on this wine because of its nice restrained use. I wish … Continue reading

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Nebbiolo King of Piedmonte

  Nebbiolo Nebbiolo is considered to be one of the classic grape varieties of Italy. Nebbiolo is also the only grape grown in the great Barolo and Barbaresco DOCG’s. In my next post, I will discuss the Barolo region and … Continue reading

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Stag’s Hollow Winery and Wines

  Stag’s Hollow Winery 2237 Sun Valley Way Okanagan Falls, B.C. V0H 1R2 Stags Hollow Tasting at The LIft Bar and Grill We have been doing barrel samples for the last few years at Stags Hollow, and have always thought … Continue reading

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