Tag Archives: Syrah

Le Vieux Pin The Equinoxe Series

” Equinoxe: equal day, equal night. Equal old world, equal new world.” The Equinoxe label from Le Vieux Pin is a very limited production series, with total production ranging from one to three barrels in each vintage. Continue reading

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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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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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Wines of the Week

Castillo de Monseran, Grenacha, Carinena DO Spain $9.99 An excellent wine for the price point. Typical Grenache flavors of red berry fruit with some black cherry Very juicy, a little spicy with good acidity, easy to drink. Good food wine. … Continue reading

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Chateau Pesquié: A Trio of Rhone Valley Wines

Viva the entrepreneurial spirit! Cambie Street, one of our main traffic arteries here in Vancouver, is almost closed due to construction, but that hasn’t deterred Firefly Fine Wines and Ales from opening their sassy, new liquor store. Good selection, knowledgeable … Continue reading

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