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Brio, Glenterra Vineyards, Cobble Hill, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, 2014, 13% abv. C$25

Kudos.  Serious kudos. You’ve got to give Glenterra credit.  Dry farming grapes in Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island in a sustainable manner is no easy feat and can’t be for the faint of heart.  They’re located in a tiny micro-climate, … Continue reading

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Sauvignon Blanc, Waters & Banks, Haywire, Okanagan Valley BC VQA, Canada, 13% abv, 2014

Love. Haywire wines are consistently gorgeous.  It doesn’t get much better than this on the BC wine stage. When you’re committed to using organically grown grapes, and providing little intervention in the cellar – no additives or oak, indigenous yeasts … Continue reading

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Old Vines Riesling, Sperling Vineyards, Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2012, C$32

In June 2014 we were in Normandy and spent a day with Emmanuel Camut, one of three Camut brothers and the sixth generation of their family making premium Adrien Camut Calvados on land they’ve owned since the 1800s.  Emmanuel was intrigued by … Continue reading

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Quails’ Gate, Old Vines Foch, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, 2009, 15% abv.

It’s Sunday morning and I stumble sleepily into the living room, fire up the iPad and think, “What a perfect time to catch up on a few posts.” I pull out the bottle and a glass so I can take … Continue reading

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Gehringer Brothers, Private Reserve, Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, BC, 2010, 13.3% abv, $14.99

We visited this winery located in the Golden Mile Bench in August during a week long trip to Osoyoos, deep in BC’s wine country. They’ve been growing vinifera varietals at Gehringer Brothers for 25 years and that’s one of the … Continue reading

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