Month: June 2021

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails: September 24th & 25th, 2021

Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails

With all the restraint we had collectively over COVID and the opening of restrictions, the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails in September sounds like a great way to celebrate.  Here is the press release with info about how…

Welcome Our Newest Wine Reviewer from Ontario – Anita Dorion!

Anita Dorion aka vinetranslator

As Canada opens up to making wine purchases across provinces more accessible, I added a new wine reviewer to the mywinepal.com team.  Please welcome Anita Dorion, also known as @vinetranslator on Instagram.  Anita will be reviewing Ontario wines so that…

Valley Commons Launches August 2021 in District Wine Village

Valley Commons at the District Wine Village

Let us welcome one of our newest BC wineries, Valley Commons. Here is the press release about the winery. I look forward to trying their wines and telling all BC wine lovers about them. ~~~Valley Commons welcomes guests to gather…

Quick Review: Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018

Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018 and Steak Dinner Pairing

With the heatwave we are experiencing in BC, and specifically in Vancouver, I decided to open a bottle of Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018 and pair it with grilled steak, vegetables, and salads.  This bottle of Malbec comes…

Parq Vancouver Celebrates Reopening With New Menus And 4 Days Of Summer Kick-Off Events July 1 To 4

From our excellent COVID numbers lately, it looks like our Phase 3 opening for BC is going to happen July 1.  D6 Bar & Lounge wants to help you celebrate the summer from July 1-4. Check out the daily features! …

Hart House Restaurant Dinner Features BC’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl wines

This is going to be a spectacular wine and food pairing between Hart House Restaurant and Burrowing Owl Estate Winery.  Limited tickets so buy asap.  Here is the press release.~~~June 24, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – On Friday, July 9, 2021,…

Esteemed Champagne House Celebrates Summer in the Okanagan

OAK Estate and Veuve Clicquot Collaborate for a Picture-Perfect Picnic

This is a first for BC as far as I can remember.  The Veuve Clicquot Champagne House coming to the Okanagan for a special event with OAK Estate Winery in Summerland.  Limited tickets so buy yours asap!  Press release below.…

Have You Tried Skin Contact White Wines from Modest Wines?

Modest Wines the elder vicar 2019 and no. 4 orange 2020

Do you like white wines with skin contact? These “natural” style wines are becoming more common. I have two wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery and their Modest Wines line. One is “the elder vicar 2019” which is a blend…