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.

Quick Review: Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2017

Blue Grouse Estate Pinot Gris 2019 and Pinot Noir 2017

This week I participated in a virtual Trade Tasting with various media and Blue Grouse Estate Winery‘s owner Paul Brunner and winemaker Bailey Williamson.  Paul gave us a brief intro to the geological history of Vancouver Island and the specifics…

Okanagan Crush Pad launches “Many Hands Rosé” at Everything Wine to Raise Funds for BC Hospitality Foundation

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More new wines coming out for you to enjoy this summer!  The latest is the 2018 Many Hands Rosé by Okanagan Crush Pad and sold through Everything Wine stores.  And the bonus is that when you buy a bottle, $1…

Winemaker’s CUT Estate and Heritage Wines Latest Releases

Winemaker's CUT wines

I have been enjoying tasting and writing about Winemaker’s CUT Estate Winery‘s wines since they first released their wines. Owners Michal and Martina Mosny undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest their grapes, adhere to zero pesticides, low sulphur use, and let the wines…

Singletree Winery Virtual Tasting May 22nd – Get Your Bottles!

Singletree Winery

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a winemaker and have them tell you about the bottle of wine you are enjoying with them?  What was the harvest like?  Did they use indigenous/wild yeasts to ferment the wine?  What…

How You Can Enjoy Wine, Beer, or Spirits and Support the BC Hospitality Foundation

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As you may know hospitality workers in BC have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  They can fortunately get CERB money from the Federal government.  But there are also hospitality workers that suffer from severe illness and need more…