Top Ten BC Wines for Christmas

I have really enjoyed reviewing and tasting new wines ( of Course ) . However, I have especially enjoyed sharing this with you. Thank you for following me on this journey ! I will continue this year with my Wset and complete my Diploma . 2018 will bring some changes to our Wine region hopefully with better inter-provincial laws  to ‘Free the wine “ and also more accessibility in Vancouver aka ( grocery stores). For better consumer choice !

I am very proud of B.C and the vision of  our Winemakers in a sustainable Future for the wines and the environment ! So here are my Top Ten

10.Tinhorn Creek Old Field Chardonnay 2014  Fresh, Hot buttered popcorn and toasty oak !

  1. 9.Lunessence Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Aged in French, Slovakian Oak it oozes blackberries and a rich palate..

8.Black Sage Cabernet Franc 2015   A firm pick of mine for my pork Tenderloin ! Cherry and earthy notes  and a good layering !

  1. 8th Generation  Confidence a Totally refreshing Frizzante bursting with  flavour  Rainier cherries and a  Bowl of Strawberries . The classic  Light aperitif !

6 Howling Bluff Century Block Pinot Noir  2014 !  I was lucky to have gotten this hot Pinot from Luke . Amazing layers of  Dark Fruits , Chocolate and more .. his Sauvignon blanc is also to Die for !

5.Wild Goose Pinot Gris  Delicious off Dry Wine with Layers of Mango and a creamy finish! A must with my  Asian inspired salads !

4.Quail’s Gate  Merlot 2015 Dense, rich Merlot  reflective of a Hot Summer  Don’t miss out!

  1. Summerhill  Blanc de Blanc 2010 .   Celebrate the culmination of a great year !  The perfect Brut !

2. Wild Goose God’s Mountain Riesling  The perfect Riesling . Off dry with stone fruit and Honey..

  1. Mission Hill Quatrain 2012 Merlot Driven Meritage with complex layers. Worth every dime !

Merry Christmas to all my followers  and a Happy and Healthy wine o licious New Year !



  1. Hey Gigi, my name is Gary Faessler, I am the Lunessence representative on Vancouver Island. I also represent Giant Head and Seven Stones winery. I would love to chat, anytime. My cell is 250-715-5057, my email is gfaessler@shaw. ca Happy Merry Ho Ho. Gary

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