Written By Guest Writer Libations / Wine Jul 6, 2015 Welcome C.C. Jentsch Cellars to The Storehouse SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestWe invited C.C. Jentsch Cellars (the “J” is pronounced “Y”) to join the Drinks section of the EAT Storehouse community as a recommended British Columbia winery. They are a proud member of the Golden Mile Bench. Over the months ahead we will be sharing their stories with you. EAT thanks them for their support and for making our province a better place to enjoy high quality wines.Welcome to C.C. Jentsch Cellars on Hwy 97 between Oliver and Osoyoos. Our new tasting room is now open! We offer a selection of wines for tasting daily and charge a $5 tasting fee, redeemable upon any purchase. We also offer a picnic area, a small patio, RV parking and public washrooms for all of our guests.JENTSCH CELLARS We are one of 12 Proud Members of the Official Golden Mile Bench Sub DVA Application! Over 63 acres of the prestigious Golden Mile Bench in Oliver, BC are home to C.C. Jentsch Cellars where the Jentsch family has been farming fruit since 1929. Chris Jentsch has been a farmer his whole life, growing cherries first and then planting to vinifera grapes in 2004, selling to large wineries. When his grape contracts expired he made the decision to start on his own!Winemaker Amber Pratt (Jones) joined him in 2013 and is now crafting Chris Jentsch’s (pronounced Yen-ch, and rhymes with bench) estate-grown fruit into five premium labels that are almost as hard to pronounce as his last name. Viognier, Gewurztraminer, Syrah, ‘The Dance’ (rose) and ‘The Chase’ establish his portfolio. ‘The Chase’ and its sister rose ‘The Dance’ are both Bordeaux-style blends, but not just your typical three-grape brew, these wines boast 5 of the 6 classic Bordeaux varietals: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, and Petite Verdot.At C.C. Jentsch Cellars, the focus on crafting the finest fruit into honestly made, premium wines that represent outstanding quality and value. All of these luscious wines come from sun-soaked, mature, Okanagan fruit and with a very reasonable price tag…READ MORE SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Victoria / Wine Events October 5, 2017 Crush ~ A Fine Wine Affair, Sunday, October 22, 2017 “A Benefit for The Belfry Theatre at the Inn at Laurel Point” The Belfry Theatre’s annual fine wine auction returns to the Inn ... Read More Wine Events May 17, 2017 Coast to Coast – Ontario & Nova Scotia Wines Shined at the Vancouver Wine Festival. At the Vancouver Wine Festival 2017 only six attendees at a standing room only Coast to Coast media and trade seminar who, when asked if anyone had ... Read More Fortified Wine April 28, 2017 Madeira: intense, indestructible… and overlooked What comes to mind when you hear “Madeira wine “? If anything, it’s likely to be a dusty bottle sitting alongside the Marsala, balsamic vinegar ... Read More Okanagan / Wine Festivals March 22, 2017 Canada 150: The Purity and Diversity of BC Wines The 2017 Vancouver International Wine Festival celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary with Canadian wines at the core. Punters lined up for a taste ... Read More Beer & Cider / Victoria March 15, 2017 Highlights and Sours at Victoria Beer Week After nine days of events, Victoria Beer Week once again poured its final pint of the year. Some may still be reeling (recovering?) from the ... Read More Coffee & Tea March 7, 2017 Is Your Coffee in Season? GROWING UP IN MANITOBA TAUGHT ME TO APPRECIATE SEASONAL fruits and vegetables. Unlike Vancouver Island, Manitoba has a brief growing season. All of ... Read More Comments are closed.