I tasted six wines from Hillside Winery in Penticton, BC. Continue reading
Bartier Bros. wines
The Bartier Brothers, Don and Michael, farm the 5.9 hectare vineyard in Oliver, B.C. Continue reading
Bachelder Gamays + one Pinot Noir
Friday, March 26th: Thomas Bachelder invited Rick VanSickle and me to taste his range of 2019 Gamay at his “bat cave” tasting room on Locust Lane in Beamsville. The wines are released on April 2nd. Thomas says that it is his intention with these wines “to forge an identity for Niagara Gamay Noir” by calling his single-vineyard Gamays “cru” as they do in Beaujolais. Continue reading
Pentâge Winery, according to its website, “is a boutique winery nestled on 23 acres overlooking Skaha Lake in Penticton, British Columbia. We limit our annual production to approximately 5,000 cases a year.” Continue reading
This week, a tasting of wines from Kacaba, on the Niagara Escarpment.