Category Archives: Pinot Gris

Hospices de Colmar, Pinot Gris, Vin d’Alsace DOP, France, 2011, 15% abv, C$35

Alsace is located in the northeastern corner of France cut off from the rest of the country by a string of mountains running north to south called the Vosges. Sitting there in the rain shadow that the Vosges offer the … Continue reading

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Stoneboat, Chorus, White Blend, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2011, 11.5% abv.

What a nice find – two dusty bottles on the lower shelf in the back at a small liquor store out in Whiterock, BC. Lucky me… The Chorus is an old fave – a blend of 6 white varieties including … Continue reading

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Laughing Stock Pinot Gris, Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2012, 13.9%, C$22

This is no laughing matter. After attending the Wine Bloggers’ Conference of North America in June, I decided to visit Laughing Stock Winery. Although I’d heard about them for years, I had never actually tried any of their wines. Lo … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain, Brut, Methode Traditionnelle, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, NV, C$24

What better way to toast three sisters being back together after two years apart than to start with some Canadian sparkling wine. From the Okanagan Falls area located south of Penticton and north of Oliver in the Okanagan Valley, this sparkler … Continue reading

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