Rosé Triple Play

It is rare to hear, “I don’t drink pink,” anymore, especially from men.  This is in large part because industry has moved beyond the days of pink=sweet. Pink is pretty, attractive, and for better or worse, often associated with femininity (ok, yes, cliché but bear with me).  Rosé wines tend to be dry and crisp, and very refreshing.  They can be made from a wide range of grapes.  Rosés are so versatile they can be enjoyed all year round with a wide range of dishes.  The good news is many/most BC wineries make rosé wine. But three?  Brilliant!  Yes, that … Read more

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Summerhill Pyramid Winery an Iconic Stop

Summerhill Winery is one of those iconic stops for anyone visiting Kelowna.  Well known for its pyramid-aged wines and giant sparkling wine sculpture.  Framed by Okanagan Lake it must be one of the most photographed places in the valley. Stephen Cipes and family have long championed organic and biodynamic farming.  From their website: “Biodiversity plays a key role in organic farming.  Since we don’t use any synthetics in our vineyards, we must encourage nature to fill ecological niches and maintain balance.  By allowing flowering plants to grow between the rows, we provide a home for beneficial insects such as ladybugs … Read more

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