Podcast 129 – BCWine 101 Oliver Osoyoos

Welcome to BC Wine 101, where I will focus in on a different wine region in each episode for anyone who is interested in learning about BC wine, including the wine bloggers who will be traveling to Penticton for the Wine Bloggers Conference coming up in June. You can listen online here or download our …

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Podcast 97 – Interview with Stephen Wyse

I like talking about wine. I can and do talk about it all day long sometimes. Most of the time, I'm lucky enough to get payed to do that. Stephen Wyse from the boutique winery Young & Wyse in Osoyoos, BC, likes to talk about wine too. When I got to talk to him in …

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Podcast #8 – Special Harvest Podcast and Jackpot Chard from Rd. 13

The grapes have been harvested for the season and the winemakers and cellar staff are busy pressing and fermenting. We talk about what goes on in the wineries at harvest time and how those grapes make it into your bottle. Join us with a great bottle of Road 13's Jackpot Chardonnay!

Hester Creek’s brand new digs

The grand opening of Hester Creek's new wine shop and winery took place today in the sun, and then rain, and then sun again near the end. Let me say just say this - if you visited Hester Creek before, even recently, it will be worth visiting again soon. The wine shop is spacious, the …

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Podcast #3 – Black Sages, Golden Miles, and Quinta Syrah ’07

In our third installment, we talk about the two sides of the valley just south of Oliver, the Wine Capitol of Canada. On the west side, the Golden Mile with its history and diversity, and on the east side - the Black Sage bench, with its distinctive terroir. Join us for a tasting of Quinta …

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Winery Quicky #1 – Cassini Cellars – Easy access

Cassini Cellars Lots of wine here and the best thing is that it's so easy to get there. It's right on the highway and there's tons of easy parking, especially for those of you traveling in RV's or with a trailor. Their parking lot looks like it can accomodate at least 4 (probably more) full-sized …

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Podcast #2 – The Okanagan Valley and Amicitia White 2008

In our second podcast, we talk about the various regions of BC Okanagan Valley. As you drive south on Highway 97 from north to south, we'll tell you about some of the wineries that you'll see along the way. Taste along with us as we check out the Amicitia White 2008 from Dunham and Froese …

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