Category: Arneis

A selection of Old World wines at VanWineFest 2022

VanWineFest 2022: My Old World Wine Selections

 mywinepal  May 24, 2022

It’s been two years since we last tasted wines from around the world at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  During COVID grapevines produced grapes and wine was made but may have been a little harder than normal to get workers in the vineyard and in the winery.  Below are my Old World wine selections.  Most of the vintages are 2020…

Christian showing stainless steel tanks with glycol jackets

A Winery Walk & Talk with Christian Scagnetti at Moon Curser Vineyards

 mywinepal  October 22, 2021

Grape harvest time is special.  There is the beauty of the ripe grapes and the leaves of the vines starting to change colours and the sights, sounds and smells of the grapes as they are sorted, crushed, and pumped to vat or barrel.  And the anticipation of making great wine from the grapes that the winery spent countless months and…

Moon Curser Vineyards Arneis and Viognier 2020

Moon Curser Vineyards Arneis and Viognier 2020

 mywinepal  August 14, 2021

Moon Curser Vineyards is a boutique, family-owned winery on the East Bench of Osoyoos. The Moon Curser name pays tribute to the gold smuggling history of Osoyoos (Is there gold still to be found?). During the gold rush, it was the dark of night that brought commotion to the area.  Moon Curser Vineyards has the benefit of a very warm…