Oliver, BC (April 19, 2016) – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards will release its first Golden Mile Bench Oldfield Series Chardonnay wine on May 1, 2016. Since 2009 Tinhorn Creek’s CEO and president Sandra Oldfield has been closely involved in efforts to create British Columbia’s first sub-appellation, the Golden Mile Bench, which is located on the western side of the Okanagan Valley, opposite the Black Sage Bench, just south of Oliver.
“The unique soil of the Golden Mile Bench is very rocky as it comes from the mountain ridge behind the bench, not from glacial deposits like most of the valley,” says Tinhorn’s Winemaker Andrew Windsor. “The new Oldfield Series Chardonnay has a deep golden colour from its long and gentle aging in oak. The nose jumps out of the glass with intense honey comb, white flowers, caramel and citrus fruit. It has immense palate weight while retaining a lovely linear and fresh citrusy flavour. The balance is incredible. The palate delivers in waves, honey, lemon, marzipan, biscotti, and pineapple. It keeps coming, layer after layer, and the finish seems to last forever.”
In March 2015 the new sub-DVA ‘Designated Viticultural Area’ of the Okanagan Valley DVA was granted by the BC government, recognizing the Golden Mile Bench’s unique terroir due to its unique rocky soil and micro-climate that benefits from afternoon sunshine - making it cooler than the eastern side of the valley.
There will be limited availability for this first release – join Tinhorn Creek’s “Oldfield Club” to get your hands on a bottle or look out for it on select restaurant’s wine lists – including Miradoro, the recent winner of Vancouver Magazine’s Best Winery Restaurant Gold award for the fifth consecutive year.
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Mulled Wine with Cabernet Franc
2 - 750 ml bottles Tinhorn Creek Cabernet Franc
2 cups of water
1 cup of sugar
1 orange sliced
Juice of one orange
2 tart apples thinly sliced
2 cinnamon sticks
12 whole cloves
2 star anise
6 cardamom pods
3-4 thin slices of fresh ginger
6 inch piece of fresh lemon grass, bruised
Combine all ingredients in a heavy bottom stock pot.
Cover and let simmer over low heat for half hour to blend flavours.
Remove fruit and spices and ladle into mugs.
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Oliver, BC (April 22, 2015) – Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek, was honoured with a gold medal for Best Winery/Vineyard Dining, for the fourth consecutive year at yesterday’s 26th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.
Vancouver Magazine describes Miradoro's Chef Jeff Van Geest as having "dug himself deep into the South Okanagan terrior, delivering authentically wholesome, unpretentious comfort food that mirrors the Tinhorn cellar uncannily. Anything from the wood-fired oven (starting with locally topped pizzas) is a win."
Restaurateur and co-owner Manuel Ferreira says that Miradoro's goal has always been to create an exceptional and authentic all-around dining experience in the South Okanagan. "We have always striven to maintain the highest standard of service and this award reflects the tireless dedication from both Chef Jeff Van Geest and our entire team. We at Miradoro are humbled to have received this accolade for the past four years”.
Held at the Sheraton Wall Centre yesterday the announcement of this prestigious award serves to reinforce Miradoro’s position as the Okanagan’s leading dining venue; celebrated for it’s creativity and commitment to local and sustainable produce its spectacular setting offers panoramic views of the vineyards, farms and lush valley below.
About Miradoro Restaurant
At Miradoro Restaurant the Mediterranean-influenced wine country cuisine showcases the region’s finest ingredients alongside the award-winning wines of Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. Perched on the picturesque winery estate on the famed Golden Mile, the destination restaurant offers stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley. Its unique design seamlessly integrates a modern look with the natural landscape and the more traditional design of Tinhorn Creek’s winery and barrel cellar. The 4,000-square-foot space features 65 seats indoors and 65 seats outdoors on a wraparound deck, ample use of natural woods and cork creates a room that is simple, elegant — and lets the food, wine and view be the stars of the show. Miradoro Restaurant is open for lunch daily from 11:30am–3:00pm, for tapas from 3:00pm-5:00pm and for dinner from 5:00pm–9:00pm. For more information, please call 250-498-3742 or visit www.miradoro.ca.
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