3-6 pm Sat Oct 27 St. Hubertus Winery Tasting

Raymond from St. Hubertus will be pouring this Saturday from 3-6 pm:

2010 Dry Riesling
This is possibly the perfect white wine! This dry Riesling is extremely versatile; have it with friends over a bowl of green chicken curry or just sip it at your romantic lake side picnic. Classically styled, this wine shows delicate floral aromas with hints of honey, apple and lime. $15.75

2011 Chasselas
This is the quintessential Swiss wine, perfect for your fondue or raclette party at the ski chalet. Delicate and refreshing, with grassy floral notes on the nose, it is light-bodied and finishes with the freshness of lemon zest. Great as an aperitif with salads, cheeses or try it with sushi and sashimi. $19.50

Oak Bay 2011 Gamay Noir
A characteristic Beaujolais. Our Gamay shows intense black cherry, peppery, mineral aromas with very light, dry tannins. Perfect for your fondue party at the ski chalet! Also serve with Birch Syrup-Roasted Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Hazelnut Sauce or wild BC Sablefish over Lentils with Vinaigrette $15.75

Oak Bay 2010 Meritage
This deep dark, full-bodied and well-structured red serves well with bison tenderloin, beef, prosciutto, goat cheese and farm bread.  $28.95

Wed 3-6 pm Ezra Cipes CEO Summerhill Wines

Enjoy a tasting of Organic wines along with Ezra Cipes CEO:

  • Cipes Brut
    This classic BC sparkling wine has won gold medals every year since introduced in 1991. Cipes Brut is a beautiful Riesling a

Fri 3-6 pm Bartier Bros & Haywire

Alison Scholefield from Okanagan Crush Pad will be pouring:

  • 2010 Bartier Scholefield White
    This is a REFRESHING cocktail of Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, and Chardonnay. The wine was grown in the South end of the Okanagan Valley at the Wise Brothers’ vineyard in Oliver. The wine is a true expression of fruit with non-interventionist techniques used in vinification. No barrels were used, just tanks. Lees contact was significant and contributed much to the mid palate of this wine. $18.99
  • Haywire Switchback 2011 Pinot Gris
    The wine has a crisp acidity, juicy apricot flavours and a chalky, limestone taste along with a flinty finish which is the hallmark of clone 52. It is all bundled up with a silver label to denoted that it is one of the vineyard designated wines we are most proud of this season. $23
  • Bartier Scholefield 2010 Rose
    100% Gamay Noir from the Wise Brothers’ vineyard in Oliver.  Skin contact with the juice was allowed for a few hours.  Very intriguing, very good. $18.99
  • 2008 Bartier Scholefield Red
    Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Petit Verdot, all grown on the clay bench northeast of Penticton. All manner of macerations were used in this, punchdowns, pump overs, pump unders, rack and return, you name it. . . Two and a half years of aging in neutral barrels! $25

Sat 3-6 pm Bonitas Winery Tasting

Jeff from Bonitas Winery will be here pouring:

Eye Candy 2011 Viognier
Tastes like candy! Fresh and striking aroma, with hints of orange blossom, acacia, apricot, mango and white peach spiced with anise and mint. Match with spicy oriental stir-fries & curry. Pair with old European cheeses with strong aromas. $22

2009 Pinot Gris
Intense aromas, flavour & weight. Crisp acidity & lovely aroma of pear, apple and melon with citrus notes. Full body & fruit characteristics complement everything. $16

2008 Casabella
Our White House Wine – a blend of Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris Dessert Wine. Beautiful pale straw color, aromas of honeysuckle, fresh fruits (melon, pear, peach, green apple) along with delicate flavours of rose water. $20

2008 Pinot Noir Artist
Limited Artist Series – Our newest vintage, smooth silky and extremely fruity. Black cherry, hints of rose petals, spice and herbs. Soft, velvety; enjoy with grilled salmon, roast beef, lamb, duck and mushrooms. Its complexity will grow with cellaring. $29.99

2008 Merlot Artist
Limited Artist Series – This wine greets you with black currant, cherry and plum in a blend from both French and American Oak. Spicy hints of pepper to enjoy with Italian cuisine, your favorite steak or ribs.  An ideal addition to your wine cellar. $39.99

3-6 pm Fri Oct 12 BC Wine Award Winners Tasting

Featuring the Winners of the 2012 BC Wine Awards

Cedar Creek 2010 Platinum Chardonnay

25% of this single vineyard wine was fermented with wild vineyard yeast. Can you taste the terroir? WHAT WE SMELL Pineapple and roasted almonds. WHAT WE TASTE Grapefruit. Minerals and spice. WE’D EAT IT WITH Fresh crab, just pulled from the pot on the stove. $29.90

Kraze Legz 2011 Lindy Hop White

Our estate grown White blend is off-dry; an un-oaked jive of Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay grapes. Fruit forward and juicy with concentrated notes of honeydew melon, mandarin orange, coconut, pineapple and citrus.  Enjoy as a stand-alone or perfectly pair with seafood, chicken, curried dishes or pasta salads $19.85

Quinta Ferriera 2009 Syrah
Best Red of Show

Intense black peppercorn with aromas of violets, blackberry fruit, raspberry jam, and black cherry, make this Syrah stand out from the rest. This well balanced Syrah is enjoyable to drink now and will only get better with some age. The spicy and toasty notes of chocolate, vanilla, coffee and hazelnut compliment this wine. The soft well rounded tannins allow this wine to flow through its lengthy finish. Enjoy now and over the next 4 years with grilled meats. $29.90

See Ya Later Ranch 2011 Hunny
Best Dessert Wine of Show

Big butterscotch, creamy butter and bright acid. Orange vitamin C finish.
Not overly sweet. $24.99