Columbia Valley

The Columbia Valley is the name used for a region in the Rocky Mountain Trench near the headwaters of the Columbia River between the town of Golden and the Canal Flats. The main hub of the valley is the town of Invermere. Other towns include Radium Hot Springs, Windermere and Fairmont Hot Springs. The Panorama Ski Resort is located near the valley.The Columbia Valley is home to the Columbia Wetlands the wetlands are a vital link on a major bird migration route.
Posts about Columbia Valley
  • Flavor Town

    … of that in balance so just enjoy drinking glass after glass. The 2012 Gorman Winery, The Devil You Know, Columbia Valley is young and tight so there is not much to write about at this time. Leave it in the cellar for a few years. I do not know what to make of the 2010 Robert Sinskey Vineyards, POV Los Carneros, Napa Valley. I was completely…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blog- 5 readers -
  • Our List of Top 50 Washington Wineries

    … As 2014 winds down and a new year begins, we want to reflect on the wineries in Washington state that made our list of Top 50 Washington Wineries. The way to get on our list is fairly simple; we only have two criteria: wineries must offer good juice and good people who provide an excellent wine experience. Perhaps we had fun or learned something…

    Write for Wine- 8 readers -
  • 'O' Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship Program #OWines

    … and appetizers. After 30 minutes: Toasty nose, gingered pear, focused. Pear and lemon rush, fresh almost creamy, hint of spice on the centered finish. Craved chicken tamales and fish tacos. My speed. At one hour: Paired with fried chicken, a good match, wine more savory with food. Thoughts: Ready to go at open. Perfect for dining out or in. You…

    William Pollard/ Wild 4 Washington Wine- 4 readers -
  • Six Great Hostess Gift Wines

    Bringing wine to a party can be really daunting. If the hosts asks you to contribute wine then inquire about the menu. We have a series of wine and food pairing articles that can help you make a wise choice. Even if the menu is diverse you can bring a wine and suggest it for a particular course. What if there is a buffet or you are simply bringing the wine as a hostess gift? ...

    Jade Helm/ Tasting Pour- 4 readers -
  • Pacific Rim Dry Riesling Columbia Valley

    … and the texture it gives dishes. Mix all ingredients in a large skillet and cook on med until coconut milk has thickened. Serve with rice or naan. I know ground beef isn’t traditional with all Indian food but it’s your home, make what you want, the way you want. Since Mother Nature has decided it should look and feel a lot like Christmas, I say bundle up next to a cozy fire and let the festivities begin. Cheers! Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Kellie Stargaard/ Wine Chicks Guidein Riesling- 1 readers -
  • Anniversary drinks at Fleurie in Charlottesville

    … red wines. The 2011 Avennia, Sestina, Columbia Valley is a Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc blend with fruit sourced from the Bacchus and Red Willow vineyards. It was forward and complex with darker, racy fruit that was hard to resist. Avennia was only launched in 2010 so if this second vintage is an example of their other wines…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Cabernet Franc- 1 readers -
  • Budget Wine: Hogue Merlot Columbia Valley 2012

    … with fine grained persistent tannins and some acid kick at the end, this wine punches way above its weight. Fruit-forward but elegant and supple, an excellent food wine but also complex enough for just sipping. Very versatile. The paradigm of what cheap wine should be. 2012 was a great vintage. Score: 87 Price: $10 but often available for less Alc: 13.5% Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Dwight Furrow/ Edible Artsin Merlot- 5 readers -
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  • Compelling wines from Savage Grace

    … on alcohol level but I certainly appreciate lower-alcohol wines particularly when I feel like a bit of a drink. Once the 2013 Savage Grace Wines, Malbec, Dineen Vineyard, Rattlesnake Hills opened up, the only compelling choice was to see the bottle to the end. Thus I appreciated the 12.8% alcohol. This balanced wine was round, savory, had good acidity…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Cabernet Franc Syrah Malbec- 4 readers -
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Pinot Gris, Columbia Valley, $11

    … Best Buy! The stated stylistic approach to Pinot Gris by head winemaker Bob Bertheau is one that “falls between the lighter Italian Pinot Grigio and the richer, rounder Pinot Gris from Alsace.” This does that, starting with a floral nose of sweet herbs, pineapple, pear, Granny Smith apple and lime. There’s a nice pop of acidity…

    Great Northwest Wine- 8 readers -
  • Roller Girl 2013 Pivot Blanc, Columbia Valley, $14

    … Best Buy! The name of this production by SuLei Cellars may lead some into believing it’s a Pinot Blanc. While “pivot” refers to a roller derby position and a previous version of this wine blended Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc, the 2013 vintage a tasty off-dry Riesling. Aromas feature baked Golden Delicious apple, apple blossom, lemon zest…

    Great Northwest Winein Sauvignon Blanc Riesling- 4 readers -
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