Author: mywinepal

Drink Good Wine. That is my motto and I really want to help you drink good wine. What is good wine? That can be a different thing for each people. Food also loves wine so I also cover food and wine pairings, restaurant reviews, and world travel. Enjoy life with me. MyWinePal was started by Karl Kliparchuk, WSET. I spent many years with the South World Wine Society as the President and then cellar master. I love to travel around the world, visiting wine regions and sharing my passion for food & wine with you. Come live vicariously through me, and enjoy all my recommended wines.

Pairing Two Mt. Boucherie Big Red Wines with Grilled Ribeye Steak

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Merlot 2018 and Reserve Syrah 2018

What goes best with a grilled ribeye steak? A big red wine.  Well, I am lucky to have two big red wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna.  I received their 2018 Merlot and 2018 Reserve Syrah to…

How Would You Describe this Kettle Valley Winery Pinot Gris?

Kettle Valley WInery Pinot Gris and Bouillabaisse at Seasider Bistro

During my vacation on the Sunshine Coast, I enjoyed a very nice dinner at Seasider Bistro in Powell River.  I had their Bouillabaisse and paired it with a glass of Kettle Valley Winery Pinot Gris 2019.  The pairing was very nice,…

Have You Tried Brickers Ciders from the Sunshine Coast?

The Bricker Cider Company sample of ciders

Have you ever tried apple ciders?  I started drinking more ciders after my trip to Scotland where I had many traditional style ciders.  These ciders were dry, with higher acidity, and have deep apple flavours.  BC grows apples so I…