A Holiday Gift for Yourself! Black Hills Nota Bene 2013

The 2013 Nota bene is a blend of 45% cab Sauvignon, 40% merlot and 11% cab franc. Here are the Black Hills tasting notes: "The 2013 Nota Bene has proven to be yet another outstanding vintage. Its tantalizing signature of sweet, ripe cherry complimented by its dusty earth undertones is salivating. Rich, smooth tannins coat … Continue reading A Holiday Gift for Yourself! Black Hills Nota Bene 2013

Summer Patio Wine Party

Patio Required, Just Add Wine. Our hearts break when we want to order our favourite bottle of wine in a restaurant and notice that the price is marked up 2-3 times what it retails in the BC Liquor Store.  We love the buzz of Vancouver summer nights out, but our wallets don't! Shortly after our … Continue reading Summer Patio Wine Party

Winecouverites Take on Oliver, Part Two: Black Hills Estate Winery 

We were not greeted by a glass of wine at the door, a la Hester Creek, but we were greeted by Lola, the vineyard dog (the adorable Bernese mountain dog is the loyal companion to Black Hills Winegrower, Steve Carberry), which was fine by us considering the abundance of delicious wine which we were about … Continue reading Winecouverites Take on Oliver, Part Two: Black Hills Estate Winery