Best Wine: BC

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in BC Wines, Buying Wine, Red Wines, White Wines, Wine Store Blog | 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 BC Wines, Red Wines, White Wines, Wine Store Blog | 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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Best BC Wines of 2012

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in BC Wineries, BC Wines, Red Wines, White Wines, Wine Store Blog | 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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The Pain of the Red Wine Headache

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Red Wines, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

The Pain of the Red Wine Headache

I’m going to ven­ture a guess: you’re not over there munch­ing on aspir­ing, curs­ing last night’s deci­sion to engage in a bot­tle (or six bot­tles) of red wine too many. A red wine headache fits some­where between the painful, and migraine cat­e­gory and usu­ally shuts you down all together. It’s a nasty curse, and usu­ally when you have it you’re not perus­ing wine blogs. But I digress… While you cur­rently have the abil­ity to inter­pret text intel­li­gently, and the lights...

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