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Great review from Anthony Gismondi!

Great review from Anthony Gismondi!

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Written by Bloom Wine

This week in GismondiOnWine, esteemed WineAlign judge Anthony Gismondi reviews our 2012 Gewürztraminer scoring it a favourable 88 points! Gismondi says: “I love this juicy, mineral-style gewürztraminer that comes with no oily textures or strong rindy fruit character. The fruit comes off McLean Creek Road Vineyard and the block is 20-years old. The fermentation was […]

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7 Must-Visit Okanagan Patios

7 Must-Visit Okanagan Patios

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Written by Bloom Wine

Thank you Jeanette Montgomery and Culinaire Magazine for listing our vineyard patio as one of 7 Must-Visit Okanagan Patios this summer! Our tasting room and patio is open daily from 10AM to 5PM, bring a picnic, sip on our award winning wines and enjoy the views! Read the full article here.

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Oh Canada, Oh Okanagan

Oh Canada, Oh Okanagan

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Written by Bloom Wine

Oh, Canada; Oh, Okanagan: B.C.’s premier wine region is having a coming-of-age moment By Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun July 4, 2014 1:03 PM “It seems fitting to be writing this on Canada Day, after orchestrating a five-day, Canadian-only, wine-tasting that featured 1,330 wines.My first thoughts, and I apologize for the cliché, is that Canadian wine […]

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MFV wines in Toronto Star!

MFV wines in Toronto Star!

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Written by Bloom Wine

In her recent article in the Toronto Star, writer Sherri Haigh mentions MFV wines during Fork & Cork, wine-pairing dinner we had the pleasure of attending! The dinner was held at Predator Ridge hosted by Executive Chef Jeremy Luypen where guests enjoyed an exclusive 5-course food & wine pairing as part of the official Okanagan […]

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2012 Micro Cuvée Chard 92 Points!

2012 Micro Cuvée Chard 92 Points!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Bill Zacharkiw of WineAlign scores our 2012 Micro Cuvée an amazing 92 Points! “Super classy chardonnay. Oak is still up front a touch but after you get through it, everything fits together seamlessly. Peach and stone fruits, a touch of lemon, with a small dollop of melted butter for texture. There is more than enough […]

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When it comes to wine, London’s calling – and B.C’s answering

When it comes to wine, London’s calling – and B.C’s answering

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Written by Bloom Wine

Thrilled to see this write up in the Globe & Mail today by renowned wine columnist Beppi Crosariol! 92 Points for our Micro Cuvee Pinot and 91 Points for our McLean Creek Road Pinot! When it comes to wine, London’s calling – and B.C.’s answering By Beppi Crosariol The Globe and Mail, Thursday, May. 29 […]

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2012 Tribute Series Chard in Eats & Drinks of the week!

2012 Tribute Series Chard in Eats & Drinks of the week!

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Written by Bloom Wine

This month our 2012 Tribute Series Chardonnay was featured in Jeannette Montgomery’s Eats & Drinks of the week in Culinaire Magazine! Jeannette says “I love chardonnay — whether it’s a classic Chablis or robust new world version, there’s a reason it’s one of the most widely planted varietals. With Meyer Family Vineyards 2012 Tribute Series […]

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92 Points from Beppi Crosariol!

92 Points from Beppi Crosariol!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Thank you Beppi Crosariol for the great write up in The Globe and Mail this month, Beppi scored our just released 2012 McLean Creek Chardonnay an incredible 92 points! Beppi says “Meyer is an Okanagan star, born – unlike literal stars – just six years ago. The small estate, owned by Jak Meyer and wife […]

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MFV on Global BC!

MFV on Global BC!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Last month we had the lovely Sonia Beeksma from Global BC visit us and JAK had the pleasure of touring her around the vineyard! Check out this feature “Taste of Penticton: Okanagan Falls” featuring Meyer Family Vineyards, our friends at Liquidity Wines and Tickleberry’s! Taste of Penticton: Okanagan Falls *Photo courtesy of  Tourism Penticton  

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MFV Pinot Flight

MFV Pinot Flight

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Written by Bloom Wine

This week we had a visit from Chelsea of WineOneOneBC, Chelsea shares her story of her tour around our McLean Creek Road Vineyard in Okanagan Falls and her love of Pinot Noir! Here’s Chelsea’s tasting notes on our Pinot Noirs: Okanagan Valley Pinot Noir 2012 “The approachable, easy to appreciate pinot noir; a blend of […]

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MFV Chardonnays recommended in Power & Influence Magazine!

MFV Chardonnays recommended in Power & Influence Magazine!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Wow! So thrilled to see this recommendation in the Spring Issue of Power & Influence Magazine! In a recent interview with Janet Dorozynski, principle critic and partner of WineAlign & the federal government’s top wine guru, Janet recommends MFV Chardonnays! In the interview, Janet was asked which wine she would recommend to the President of […]

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JAK Meyer on Tasting Room Radio!

JAK Meyer on Tasting Room Radio!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Terry David Mulligan interviews some of the proprietors from the wineries of Okanagan Falls Wineries Association on the Tasting Room Radio during the Spring Kick Off at Brix this month! Listen here: http://tastingroomradio.com/apr-26th-2014. Scroll to the 21 minute mark to hear JAK’s interview along with John Skinner from Painted Rock Estate Winery!

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Critic’s Picks

Critic’s Picks

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Written by Bloom Wine

Thrilled to see our 2012 McLean Creek Road Chardonnay on Anthony Gismondi’s Critic’s Pick in The Vancouver Sun this week! Scoring 90 points, Gismondi says “We love the light nutty, toasted, butter and baked green apple nose, flecked with citrus and honey aromas. Fresh, dry and juicy, the entry is slightly austere but finishes with […]

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Another fantastic review of our 2012 Pinot Noirs & Chards!

Another fantastic review of our 2012 Pinot Noirs & Chards!

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Written by Bloom Wine

This week on gismondionwine.com Anthony Gismondi gives our 2012 Pinots & Chards some fantastic reviews! Here’s what Gismondi has to say about our new releases: 91 Points – Micro Cuvée Pinot Noir 2012 “Good cherry colour with smoky, lees, vanilla, tobacco leaf, compost, strawberry jam, barnyard, liquorice, celery salt, floral and light barnyard aromas. The […]

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93 Points Micro Cuvée Pinot & Chard!

93 Points Micro Cuvée Pinot & Chard!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Another fantastic review of our 2012 Pinots & Chards! Daenna Van Mulligen of WineScores.ca recently wrote up our not yet released 2012 Micro Cuvée Pinot & 2012 Micro Cuvée Chard both scoring an amazing 93 points! Here’s what Daenna says about our 2012 Micro Cuvée Pinot: “Only 100 cases of this top-tier Micro Cuvée Pinot […]

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2 Silver Medals at the Global Pinot Noir Masters!

2 Silver Medals at the Global Pinot Noir Masters!

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Written by Bloom Wine

We are thrilled to have received 2 Silver Medals at the 2014 Global Pinot Noir Masters for our Reimer Vineyard & McLean Creek Rd Pinots! Over 300 wines were on the list, and our Pinots were the only Canadian wines entered! “In a crowded wine competition arena, The Drinks Business Global Pinot Noir Masters stands […]

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Meyer champions Pinot Noir & Chardonnay

Meyer champions Pinot Noir & Chardonnay

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Written by Bloom Wine

John Schreiner on wine: Meyer champions Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Monday, March 3, 2014 “From time to time, a debate emerges about whether the Okanagan needs a signature grape variety. If you ask Chris Carson, the winemaker for Meyer Family Vineyards, he will make the case for Pinot Noir. I am inclined to agree, especially after […]

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Kurtis Kolt on BC wine sales in the US

Kurtis Kolt on BC wine sales in the US

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Written by Bloom Wine

City Cellar – BC Wines run for the border Kurtis Kolt January 1st, 2014 “I’ve made it a regular habit to bring along a couple bottles of BC wine when I’m visiting other countries, whether the trip is for business or pleasure. The vast majority of BC wine is consumed within the province and our […]

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#1 Holiday Pick from DJ Kearney!

#1 Holiday Pick from DJ Kearney!

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Written by Bloom Wine

In WineAlign DJ Kearney’s recent blog she chooses 5 local wines for the holidays, her #1 pick is our 2011 McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir! Along with our Pinot, DJ picks 3 other Okanagan Falls Winery Association wines including Wild Goose Stoney Slope Riesling 2011, Blue Mountain Pinot Blanc & Stag’s Hollow Grenache. Read the […]

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2011 McLean Creek Road Pinot 90 Points!

2011 McLean Creek Road Pinot 90 Points!

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Written by Bloom Wine

We received another great review from WineAlign’s DJ Kearney. Here’s what DJ is saying about our 2011 McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir: “Like an elite athlete improving with hard training and competitive challenges, this smart pinot has gained muscle, character and stature with every vintage, even tricky 2011. The McLean Creek Road Vineyard pinot has […]

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Top 25 Icon Wines of 2013!

Top 25 Icon Wines of 2013!

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Written by Bloom Wine

We are very excited to see Meyer Family Vineyards has 3 of the top 25 wines in Liam Carriers Top 25 Icon Wines of 2013 list along with some other Okanagan wines! Our friends and neighbors Stag’s Hollow & Painted Rock are also on this list! Here are our wines that made the list:  #10 […]

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A very complimentary review of our McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir!

A very complimentary review of our McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Meyer Family Vineyards 2011 McLean Creek Road Pinot Noir by Neal McLennan, Western Living Magazine, December 10th, 2013 “I was in Oregon’s Willamette Valley two weeks ago, and two things struck me. The first is it’s amazing to see what specialization can do for a region. Both Oregon and BC started seriously growing around the […]

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Tribute Series Chard under the Christmas Tree!

Tribute Series Chard under the Christmas Tree!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Our Tribute Series Chard is on Darren Oleksyn’s Christmas list! Calgary Herald writer and wine columnist chose our wine as one that he’d like to see beneath the Christmas tree this year! Four wines for beneath the Christmas Tree, by Darren Oleksyn, Calgary Herald, December 6th, 2013 Meyer Family Vineyards, 2011 Tribute Series Chardonnay — […]

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Anthony Gismondi on Meyer Family Vineyards

Anthony Gismondi on Meyer Family Vineyards

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Written by Bloom Wine

This recent article in BC Business Magazine is an excellent story on what it is we do here at Meyer Family Vineyards! Wine: Less is More, Anthony Gismondi, BC Business, December 2nd, 2013 With a decidedly limited canon of Chardonnay and Pinot, Meyer Family Vineyards is winning awards and aficionados Specialization is not a word […]

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Okanagan Valley in Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

Okanagan Valley in Top 10 Wine Destinations Around the World

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Written by Bloom Wine

Along with Bordeaux, France; Napa Valley, California and Yarra Valley, Australia; the Okanagan Valley has been recognized as one of the top 10 wine destinations in the world in this article on huffingtonpost.com, another great reason to come visit us in Okanagan Falls! Read the full article here.

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MFV in 7th Edition of The World Atlas of Wine!

MFV in 7th Edition of The World Atlas of Wine!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Thrilled to see Meyer Family Vineyards and our friends at Tantalus Vineyards in The World Atlas of Wine, 7th Edition by Hugh Johnson & Jancis Robinson.

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Great Wines at a Great Event

Great Wines at a Great Event

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Written by Bloom Wine

“Great Wines at a Great Event” a report by Brent Gushowaty on his experience at the BC Pinot Noir Celebration and Salmon Bake hosted at Meyer Family Vineyards on September 1st. Great Wines at a Great Event “The first B.C. Pinot Noir Celebration was held September 1st at the Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls […]

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#1 chardonnay in Canada and #1 white wine in BC!

#1 chardonnay in Canada and #1 white wine in BC!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Anthony Gismondi’s article today in the Vancouver Sun highlights BC wineries impressive performance at the National Wine Awards of Canada including our 2011 McLean Creek Road Chardonnay. Not only has it received a Platinum medal, it placed #1 Chardonnay in Canada and #1 white wine in BC! Here is the full article in the Vancouver […]

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#10 Winery in Canada!

#10 Winery in Canada!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Well the National wine awards have just been released and I am pleased to announce we did very very well. You can follow the links below to see the results but in a nut shell we are the number 10 winery in Canada on their top 20 wineries list based on the results from the […]

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Pinot Noir Celebration a voyage of discovery for both consumers and producers

Pinot Noir Celebration a voyage of discovery for both consumers and producers

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Written by Bloom Wine

Pinot Noir Celebration a voyage of discovery for both consumers and producers By Gordon Hamilton, Special to the Sun, September 3rd, 2013 Carrie Ferguson doesn’t pretend to know much about wine, so when she was seated next to the winemaker from Liquidity Wines at the Okanagan’s B.C. Pinot Noir Celebration, she felt a bit intimidated. […]

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Welcome to the first Celebration of BC Pinot Noirs!

Welcome to the first Celebration of BC Pinot Noirs!

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Written by Bloom Wine

We are very excited to showcase BC Pinot Noirs from producers that focus on this varietal and believe that this is a wine that is extremely well suited for this region. As our wine industry grows the need to gain international recognition more and more is inevitable and in order to do this effectively we […]

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2011 McLean Creek Chardonnay Judge’s Pick!

2011 McLean Creek Chardonnay Judge’s Pick!

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Written by Bloom Wine

Meyer Family Vineyards 2011 McLean Creek Rd Chardonnay is WineAlign Rhys Pender’s Judge’s Pick from the 2013 National Wine Awards of Canada and Rhys scores it 92 points! In the WineAlign Blog Rhys says “There is great chardonnay popping up in BC and Ontario with increased frequency. These are not just “good” wines, they are […]

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Okanagan wineries hosting first Pinot Noir festival

Okanagan wineries hosting first Pinot Noir festival

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Written by Bloom Wine

Okanagan wineries hosting first Pinot Noir festival A small group of Okanagan wineries joining forces to organize the province’s first Pinot Noir festival where they intent to pit their best Pinots against others from around the world. By Gordon Hamilton, Special to The Sun August 23, 2013 In the photo above: Winery owners Luke Smith, […]

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Understanding the ‘heartbreak grape’

Understanding the ‘heartbreak grape’

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Written by Bloom Wine

Understanding the ‘heartbreak grape’ By Gordon Hamilton, Special To The Sun August 24, 2013 Vancouver Sun Before he owned a vineyard, Meyer Family Vineyards owner JAK Meyer was never a big fan of Pinot Noir. Even Pinot’s stoutest advocates use terms such as “fickle,” or “the heartbreak grape,” to describe it. Some even say its […]

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Meyer Family Vineyards Celebrates BC’s Pinot Noir

Meyer Family Vineyards Celebrates BC’s Pinot Noir

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Written by Bloom Wine

By Kristi Patton – Penticton Western News Published: August 20, 2013 1:00 PM Celebrate B.C. pinot noirs at Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls on Sept. 1. Sit back, relax and enjoy the smell of salmon baking on the fire and music in the background while you sip on a glass of wine at the […]

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“Welcome to the New Okanagan” by Anthony Gismondi

“Welcome to the New Okanagan” by Anthony Gismondi

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Written by Bloom Wine

Welcome to the ‘New Okanagan’ An emerging class of local wine, food and people by Anthony Gismondi piquenewsmagazine.com “Somebody called me a cheerleader for B.C. wines the other day and, to be honest, I was somewhat offended. Cheerleading? Sorry, that’s not my game. I’ve always been a global wine guy and up until the last […]

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