Hearsay / News and Accolades

Neal McLennan, Western Living Magazine, Aug 20, 2013

Moon Curser Touriga Nacional

"But there's always some wizard who thinks he can beat the system..." / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, July 27, 2013

7 sweet-scented wines that betray the tongue

A Rhône-inspired blend of roussanne, viognier and marsanne, this intriguingly named, bone-dry white is, in the words of my favourite Outkast song, "so fresh and so clean." 90 pts" / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, July 25, 2013

Push your palate...

"Moon Curser does a splendid job with a tiny plot of young vines, and an expert taster would be unlikely to guess this isn't premium Portuguese juice.  92 pts" / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, July 25, 2013

Moon Curser Pinot Noir 2011, British Columbia

"Fine, firm pinot noir here with style and structure. "90 pts" / Read More

Jurgen Gothe, The Georgia Straight, July 16, 2013

Red wines for summer days

"Massive, luscious, and deep, full-bodied and intense, but with surprising softness in the long, lingering finish." / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, Sept 6, 2012

Moon Curser Syrah 2010

"This full-bodied Okanagan red has one foot in the Rhône Valley (...). 91 points" / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, Aug 16, 2012

Moon Curser Petit Verdot 2010

"An intense, full-bodied red from a fine Okanagan estate (...). 92 points" / Read More

Kurtis Kolt, The Westender, July 12, 2012

CITY CELLAR: Don't judge a wine by its label

"...particularly kick-ass dark chocolate and espresso-laden 2010 'Dead of Night'..." / Read More

John Schreiner blog, June 12, 2012

Moon Curser: contentious labels for interesting wine

The labels may be contentious but the wines are not. These are well-grown, well-made wines... / Read More

Jurgen Gothe, The Georgia Straight, June 5, 2012

A stampede of celebratory wines

(...) go intrepid and try this amazing, luscious, hearty, nicely soft-edged wine... / Read More

David Lawrason, The National Post, February 23, 2012

Wine from the west: Getting our hands on B.C.'s new, big reds.

I recently spent four days in Kelowna, B.C. during the Canadian Culinary Championships, then another subsequent two days at home in Toronto, tasting B.C. reds... / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun, December 23, 2011

Last-minute holiday favourites

Local picks to look for include the Moon Curser Afraid of the Dark... / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun, November 5, 2011

The 'best of B.C.' wine list hits shelves

A tannat/Syrah blend seems an unlikely mix in B.C. ... / Read More

Jurgen Gothe, The Georgia Straight, October 5, 2011

Exotic grapes can be found close to home

(...) the reds are truly brilliant... / Read More

Montecristo Magazine, Autumm 2011

A Case to Consider

Twelve wines from around the world recommended by Anthony Gismondi includes 2009 Dead of Night... / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, September 8, 2011

Moon Curser Merlot 2009

This top - notch, single-vineyard red... / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, Gismondionwine.com, September 04, 2011

Afraid of the Dark

Afraid of the Dark (...) is a white wine to die for. 90 points... / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun August 19, 2011

Merlot makes a sexy comeback

"(...) merlot, when grown and vinified with care, can be sublime. A fine example is the Moon Curser Merlot 2009... / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, August 18, 2011

Moon Curser Tempranillo 2009

"(...) this unusual B.C. red based on a Spanish grape is a compelling effort (...) / Read More

Wine Press Northwestest, Fresh Press August 1, 2011

Excellent. Moon Curser Vineyards 2010 Chardonnay

It comes with aromas of dusty apple and pear, backed by orange peel, fresh-cut grass, asparagus and slate... / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, Vancouver Sun, July 22, 2011

Moon Curser Chardonnay 2010

"Delicious wine, bizarre label (...), a must-try... / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, the Globe and mail, July 13, 2011

A Critic's Guide to South Okanagan Wineries

" The tempranillo, (...) Dead of Night and (...) Afraid of the Dark are marvellous... / Read More

Daenna Van Mulligen, Wine Diva, June 29, 2011

2010 Viognier

nicely weighted (...) with a long pomelo citrus finish. 91 points... / Read More

Daenna Van Mulligen, Wine Diva, June 29, 2011

2009 Dead of Night

...impressively rich and chocolaty, (...) 92 points... / Read More

Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail, June 25, 2011

Bevvies fit for a Duke (and Duchess)

Moon Curser Vineyards (...), a superb winery in the south Okanagan... / Read More

Jurgen Gothe, Georgia Straight, June 1, 2011

Moon Curser wines jump off the shelf

Moon Curser's outstanding, top-tier wines come with a distinctive design... / Read More

Kasey Wilson, The Globe and Mail, May 20, 2011

BC wines: Moon Curser Tempranillo 2009

Only a handful of Okanagan wineries have tapped the seductive qualities of Spain's most important grape... / Read More

Tim Pawsey, North Shore News, May 15, 2011

Judge these wines by their covers

The new fantastical, gold trimmed design is, quite simply, brilliant. Grab some complex, layered and structured '09 Tempranillo for that next serious steak... / Read More

John Schreiner blog , April 26, 2011

Moon Curser Winery debuts

John Schreiner declares Moon Curser the most contentious name change yet among Okanagan wineries. Yet, he loves the wine... / Read More

Treve Ring, Eat Magazine, April 21, 2011

A Fresh Start in the South Okanagan

Banée is a South Okanagan Winery Association (SOWA) industry event to mark the end of pruning and the beginning of a new season, and was modeled after Burgundy’s famed Banée de Meursault... / Read More

John Schreiner on wine, April 18, 2011

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is the South Okanagan's new branding

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines. This is the new name for what the winery used to call Six Vines - because it includes all six Bordeaux varietals. / Read More

Claire Biddiscombe, Wine Access Magazine, February 16, 2011

Grape Experiments

An exceptional effort in Canadian Tannat. / Read More

Wine Access Magazine, January 17, 2011

2010 Canadian Wine Awards Performance Report

Our performance report rates any winery entering six or more wines in the competition, automatically putting that producer in the running for the Wine Access Canadian Winery of the Year. The report was originally designed to help us assess each winery’s performance, but the results were so compelling, we decided to share them. / Read More

Wine Access Magazine, January 13, 2011

Canadian Wine Awards 2010: Red Single Varieties

Tannat fuelled great enthusiasm and earned a gold for Twisted Tree. / Read More

Georgia Straight, December 14, 2010

A roundup of the year’s best domestic reds

If any further proof were needed that people who claim B.C. can’t produce any fine red wines simply don’t know anything about wine, the 30th annual B.C. Wine Awards laid that one to rest. / Read More

Globe and Mail, November 19, 2010

West coast wine: Twisted Tree Marsanne Roussane

Winemaker Chris Tolley creates one of the Okanagan's standout whites... / Download PDF / 64kb

Treve Ring, Eat Magazine, November 9, 2010

Review: Twisted Tree Six Vines 2008

Chris and Beata are making a name for themselves in a vast sea of Okanagan wineries. / Read More

Globe and Mail, October 28, 2010

Seeking world domination, one chardonnay at a time

Seven Canadian wines that can hold their own against counterparts from around the world. / Read More

John Schreiner, Goodgrog Blog, September 6, 2010

It's September and Twisted Tree is Almost Sold Out

Twisted Tree Vineyards has developed a following among consumers who appreciate wines that are not always mainstream varietals. (scroll down to see article) / Read More

Georgia Straight, August 30, 2010

Proprietary wine blends to savour before barbecue season ends

When last we looked in on them, a couple of weeks ago, there were mostly whites and just a couple of reds. This time out, it’s the other way ’round. / Read More

Daenna Van Mulligen, WineDiva.com, August 9, 2010

Review: Twisted Tree Syrah 2008

A solid wine, well-made with nicely balanced acidity. / Read More

Georgia Straight, June 21, 2010

Recent wine releases venture into new varietal territory

Two new whites, two rosés, and two-and-a-half new reds—these recent releases by a few long-standing favourite wineries venture into new varietal territory. / Read More

Anthony Gismondi, June 01, 2010

90/100 Twisted Tree Marsanne Roussanne 2009

(...) Impressive style well-executed, take that Rhone Valley. / Read More

Globe and Mail, October 13, 2009

Try on these warm-me-up-wines

Seasons change and so does wine: Time to uncork some comforting reds. / Read More


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