Best Wine: BC

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Best Wine: <span class="caps">BC</span>

Wines from BC are not avail­able in every mar­ket and some­times are hard to come by. The major­ity of wines that are exported to other coun­tries are Ice Wines. A few BC winer­ies that pro­duce Ice Wines are: Mis­sion Hill Fam­ily Estates, Jack­son Triggs Okana­gan Win­ery, Nk’Mip Win­ery, See Ya Later Ranch, Hes­ter Creek, Gehringer Broth­ers, Hainle Vine­yards, Pen­tâge Win­ery, and Summerhill.BC also has amaz­ing red and white wines that could def­i­nitely com­pete with some of the...

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Types of Wine: BC

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Types of Wine: <span class="caps">BC</span>

With more than 210 winer­ies in oper­a­tion through­out the province and 864 vine­yards that grapes are sources from, British Colum­bia pro­duces on aver­age about thir­teen mil­lion liters of wine a year. BC pro­duces more than sixty dif­fer­ent grape vari­etals with a large empha­sis on red wine. Below you’ll find infor­ma­tion on the white and red vari­etals from BC. White Wine Varietals Pinot Gris: Medium to full bod­ied wine with typ­i­cal flavours of peach, pear, vanilla, spice and...

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BC Wine Country

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

<span class="caps">BC</span> Wine Country

One of the most impor­tant ele­ments of cre­at­ing great wine is where the grapes come from. Fac­tors that influ­ence where the grapes come from include cli­mate, soil, loca­tion, irri­ga­tion, and age of the vine. The wine indus­try calls this ele­ment that comes out in the fla­vor, the wine Ter­roir. The French def­i­n­i­tion of Ter­roir is: “a group of vine­yards or vines from the same region, belong­ing to a spe­cific appel­la­tion, and shar­ing the same type of soil, weather...

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Best BC Wines of 2012

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Best <span class="caps">BC</span> Wines of 2012

Wine Access, a pub­li­ca­tion that dis­cusses wines that are avail­able in the Cana­dian mar­ket, recently pub­lished a list of the win­ners from the Cana­dian Wine Awards. Below, I share with you the win­ning wines from BC. The Best Cana­dian Red Wines of 2012 The BC Choices: BC man­aged to snag four out of the five awards in this cat­e­gory and all of them where Syrah based wines. As a sug­ges­tion, if you can find one of all the wines men­tioned below, do a taste off with your friends and...

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