You’ve gotta visit: vinPerdu

A new series for Wine Country BC - "You've Gotta Visit..." where I will feature new, exciting, and interesting wineries that you absolutely should not miss on your travels through wine country. I get asked a lot where to go for unique experiences and this series will focus on some of the new ones that …

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How can a wine be DRY??

**I realize that this article might seem a bit pedestrian for the typical wine-savvy Wine Country BC reader or podcast listener. I write things like this so that these topics can get discussed more often. Sometimes wine knowledgeable people need to be reminded that some things that seem simple are not always obvious to the average …

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Chef Meets BC Grape

Just like "The Lake" that I wrote about last month, this event is another one that I'd really like to attend but won't be able to. It's a great series of wine events called "Chef Meets BC Grape" presented by the Arts Club Theater starting on September 17th. There's a lot of local names (well, …

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Are Kit Wines Really Wine?

There are Wines and then there are Kit Wines I've had more than a few conversations recently about wines made from fresh grapes (production wines made at a winery) and wines made from kits (kit wines). There have been somewhat disparaging remarks from both sides about the other and I wanted to offer my thoughts …

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Podcast 139 – Wine Tour Companies, Part 1

...and WE'RE BACK!! Wow, it's been a while since the last podcast. I can't believe it's taken this long but that's the way the old cork crumbles. My voice is finally back in shape enough to be recorded properly without sounding like a sick duck and so here we go with a podcast series on …

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Wine Bars and Why They Are Awesome

As I write this (ok, type this), I'm sitting in Vino Volo, a wine bar at the Detroit airport, while I await my connecting flight to a destination farther away from my home. Somehow that was the next logical sequence to connect me to Spokane, WA which is where my car is parked. (It's a …

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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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