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Wine Of The Week: Royal Winter Fair Award Winners Part 2 – Château de Charmes Cabernet Franc

Another great wine from the RAWF Wine Competition! After an exhaustive blind tasting we were very happy to see that this Cabernet Franc bottling doing so well at this year’s competition. If the truth be told, it has to be said that this particular bottling was the hands down favourite of the panel at the informal sip-and-savour after the day-long judging session also! Forget any preconceptions of Cab Franc and try a little glass of this…

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Wine Of The Week: Royal Winter Fair Award Winners Part 1 – Trius Sauvignon Blanc

It really was good to see this wine win top honours at this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Wine Competition. It’s the first year that Hillebrand have bottled Sauvignon Blanc under their Trius label and I have no doubt that this wine’s success in blind evaluation has everything to do with the winemaking genius (and amazing storyteller) that is Darryl Brooker. Darryl is now Winemaker at Okanagan’s Cedar Creek winery, but this wine stands as a legacy to his talents… but not for long, as it is ALMOST all gone!!! Grab it while you can.

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