Tag Archives: Drink

Guess the BC Winery

We have spent the last few days in the Okanagan, doing barrel tasting and meeting wine makers. From the pictures below can you guess which vineyards or wineries we have visited ? We will be doing a series of blogs … Continue reading

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New Website a and Twitter Group For BC Wine

There is a new website and twitter discussion group on BC Wine. The first posting is about inter provincial  wine shipping. Check it out at http://bcwinechat.com/  This discussions have been great so far. Join in a learn more about the … Continue reading

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What is in My Gin (Gin Botanicals)

  What is in My Gin and Pink Gin Cocktail Have you ever wondered how your favorite Gin gets its flavor?  Two very important components of this process are the various types of stills to choose from and the method … Continue reading

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A Litte Bit About Grenache

You gave to feel sorry for poor Grenache. It has an identity problem and very rarely gets any billing.This grape is a little wild and some times you don’t even know when you are drinking it. Grenache Noir, as it … Continue reading

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Are BC Wines Going to the Dogs?

You bet they are – for the fifth year in a row. Sure we are being a bit tongue-in-cheek here, but this is still one heck of a fun idea. On September 29, from noon to 6:00 pm, See Ya … Continue reading

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