Tag Archives: Mission Hill

A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 777: BC Bubblies

Tuesday, November 24th: A Zoom tasting with winemaker Darryl Brooker, head winemaker for the Mission Hill Family Estates group. Daryl had sent me four sparkling wines by four wineries owned by Anthony von Mandl.

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 774: Tasting in the Bat Cave

Thomas Bachelder’s Niagara Chardonnays & Pinots “It’s good to talk ancient history with you guys because my head’s still in 2020.” Thomas Bachelder hosted Rick Van Sickle and me in his tasting room at 3999 Locust Lane in Beamsville. He … Continue reading

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 760: Mission Hill Winery (West Kelowna, BC)

I tasted my way through 18 wines from Mission Hill in the Okanagan:

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 722: And Now for Something Completely Tasteful

A whole lot of tasting going on…

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 714: Deborah’s Birthday Dinner

Saturday, January 12th: For Deborah’s major birthday, we booked a table at Pearl Morissette. Before leaving by Uber to the restaurant we shared a half bottle of Veuve Clicquot.

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