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Cowichan Wine Festival

Annual Cowichan Wine Festival Features 12 local wineries

Ticket-holders receive at least three tastings at each stop

  • Aug 9, 2021

 

WINE NOTES: From offshore stars to Okanagan class

WINE NOTES: From offshore stars to Okanagan class

Robert Moyes dishes on reds from Italy, Spain and Argentina, and a solid-value B.C. chardonnay

 

Fairview Winery’s Goats Do Roam red blend: a clever play on Cotes du Rhone, the southern France region that inspired this wine’s style, or a shout out to the herd of goats that produce cheese for the winery? Maybe both, writes Robert Moyes. Photo fairview.co.za

WINE NOTES: This blended red won’t get your goat

Robert Moyes takes us from South Africa to Spain, Chile to the Okanagan for his latest wine musings

 

The classic California cab, Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, features luscious fruit flavours, writes Robert Moyes. joshcellars.com

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Bold reds that make you stand up and take notice

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes weighs in on a trio of fine reds and a yummy late harvest white

The classic California cab, Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, features luscious fruit flavours, writes Robert Moyes. joshcellars.com
Black Sage offers upscale wine experiences for those with slightly more discriminating tastes. Twitter

WINE NOTES: Sumac Ridge offshoot a favourite discovery for 2019

Black Sage’s 2016 Cabernet Franc offers good value, plenty of flavour for medium bodied red: Moyes

Black Sage offers upscale wine experiences for those with slightly more discriminating tastes. Twitter
WINE NOTES: Discovering valuable Spanish gems

WINE NOTES: Discovering valuable Spanish gems

Check out the Spain section of your local wine store, recommends Monday expert Robert Moyes

  • Oct 15, 2019
WINE NOTES: Discovering valuable Spanish gems
Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry

Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry

Crush – A Night of Fine Wine, will set your taste buds tingling Oct. 20

  • Sep 28, 2019
Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry
Hester Creek’s 2018 Chardonnay is a winner that you can order direct from the Okanagan winery, writes Robert Moyes. hestercreek.com

WINE NOTES: Hester Creek uncorks a delicious surprise

Summer whites may be waning, but this 2018 Chardonnay is worth ordering, writes Robert Moyes

  • Sep 17, 2019
Hester Creek’s 2018 Chardonnay is a winner that you can order direct from the Okanagan winery, writes Robert Moyes. hestercreek.com
Sip, savour and discover some new favourite wines

Sip, savour and discover some new favourite wines

Victoria International Wine Festival returns to the Parkside Hotel and Spa, Sept. 19-21

  • Aug 31, 2019
Sip, savour and discover some new favourite wines
WINE NOTES: Going gaga over B.C. Gewürztraminer

WINE NOTES: Going gaga over B.C. Gewürztraminer

Robert Moyes offers up some interesting late-summer vino choices

  • Aug 16, 2019
WINE NOTES: Going gaga over B.C. Gewürztraminer
WINE NOTES: Rosés are the real thing this summer

WINE NOTES: Rosés are the real thing this summer

Robert Moyes looks at both domestic and international offerings for August

  • Jul 25, 2019
WINE NOTES: Rosés are the real thing this summer
WINE NOTES: Wild about the whites

WINE NOTES: Wild about the whites

Plenty of reason to try out these affordable whites, writes Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes

  • Jun 13, 2019
WINE NOTES: Wild about the whites
WINE NOTES: 2018 a stellar vintage for many B.C. wines, consultant says

WINE NOTES: 2018 a stellar vintage for many B.C. wines, consultant says

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes offers up the VQA highlights from the Bloom show

  • May 23, 2019
WINE NOTES: 2018 a stellar vintage for many B.C. wines, consultant says
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Spanish blends make delightful pairing partners

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Spanish blends make delightful pairing partners

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes looks home and abroad for good vintages

  • Mar 21, 2019
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Spanish blends make delightful pairing partners
WINE NOTES: Around the world and back to B.C.

WINE NOTES: Around the world and back to B.C.

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes offers his take on a cross-section of reds and whites

  • Feb 28, 2019
WINE NOTES: Around the world and back to B.C.
WINE NOTES: From Down Under cab sauv value to a glorious Tuscany altesino

WINE NOTES: From Down Under cab sauv value to a glorious Tuscany altesino

Monday wine connoiseur Robert Moyes weighs in on vintages from both hemispheres

  • Jan 23, 2019
WINE NOTES: From Down Under cab sauv value to a glorious Tuscany altesino
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Australian and Argentinian wines inspire

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Australian and Argentinian wines inspire

Wine notes by Monday columnist Robert Moyes offer this month’s choice varietals

  • Dec 21, 2018
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Australian and Argentinian wines inspire
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Great wine values available this Christmas season

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Great wine values available this Christmas season

Wine columnist Robert Moyes offers up some solid choices for the holidays

  • Nov 26, 2018
PERFECTLY POTABLE: Great wine values available this Christmas season
WINE NOTES: Fall is the time to check out the full-bodied reds

WINE NOTES: Fall is the time to check out the full-bodied reds

Monday wine aficianado Robert Moyes ventures from Italy to Calfornia for this month’s selection

  • Oct 27, 2018
WINE NOTES: Fall is the time to check out the full-bodied reds
CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters

CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters

Annual event features well-aged vino at auction, reasonably priced varietals for the tasting

  • Sep 30, 2018
CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters