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SpierHead Winery Covers Burgundy and Bordeaux

Burgundy and Bordeaux; two famous wine regions in France with different grapes, red and white.  Back here in BC, you can grow the grapes from both regions and produce wine.  Burgundy is famous for Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, while Bordeaux…

Perseus Winery’s Invictus and More Red Wine Reviews

Perseus Winery in the Southern Okanagan produces a range of red and white wines, growing both Bordeaux and Rhone varieties.  Sometimes Bordeaux meets the Rhone Valley such as in their Syrah Malbec blend.  As a follow on to my article…

The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture

Peter Lehmann Wines

Have you heard about The National Tasting: Creating A Great Wine Culture?  Peter Lehmann Wines is inviting Canadian wine lovers to The National Tasting: a first-of-its-kind live-streaming and interactive panel discussion featuring some of the wine world’s leading experts. Peter…

Select Wine & Spirits Portfolio Tasting Recommendations 2013

Trivento Amado Sur Torrontes Viognier and Vina Maipo Vitral Sauvignon Blanc

Have you ever heard of a portfolio tasting?  Most people probably have not, unless you attend wine tastings on a fairly regular basis.  A portfolio tasting is when a wine agency, like Select Wines & Spirits, pours their selection of…

MyWinePal Picks from the 2013 Colour BC VQA Fall Release Tasting

BC VQA Fall Release 2013

Have you ever felt like you have a daunting task, but persevere with the hope you will discover a few gold nuggets? I’m sure many BC prospectors felt this as they searched for gold in Barkerville and further north. This…

Perfect Pairing Tastings at TWB – The Wine Bar in Yaletown

TWB Perfect Pairings

TWB – The Wine Bar opened December 2012 and is yet to reach it’s first birthday.  A very unpretentious place where there are a plethora of wines around the by the glass, which you can sip  with tiny bites and…