Podcast #79 – Blind Tasting a Vancouver Island VQA

We’ve got the gang together again for another exciting blind tasting. This time the wine comes from well outside of the Okanagan Valley. Will the Averill Creek Prevost stump our cast of young wine lovers? News and shout outs, views, reviews and more in this week’s podcast.

Check out these links from this week’s podcast:

Free My Grapes.ca – Keep informed with the movement to make it legal for people to take wine across provincial borders in Canada.

WBC12 – Join in the campaign to get the next Wine Blogger’s Conference to come to Penticton. Follow the hashtag #wbc12 on Twitter and follow the campaign on facebook. Allison Markin is getting this bid together so please contact her if you have any ideas or funds to contribute to having the web’s spotlight turned on to BC wine.

It has been a year ago this month since the Testalinda Creek mudslide happened that brought a debris torrent of mud crashing down into the valley. The land still looks scarred without very much vegetation although some vineyards have been planted. I will be posting some reason photos in an upcoming blog post. Stay tuned…

Podcast Sponsor – This week’s podcast is brough to you by Cantaloupe Annie’s in downtown Oliver, BC. Visit them for a special wine country picnic basket to take with you on your wine tour of the South Okanagan.