Category: bc

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2020

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

This was a crazy year due to COVID, which limited my usual number of wine tastings, but when I checked through the wines, I realized that of the wines I did taste, many almost made my 5-star category.  These wines…

Round 2: Pairing BC and Bordeaux Wines with Cheese

CedarCreek Chardonnay 2017, 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2017, and Château de Marsan 2010 wines with 3 cheeses

As promised, here are my remaining 3 wines that I am pairing with the three “Entertaining Cheeses” that I received from Saputo. The three wines are: CedarCreek Chardonnay 2017, 50th Parallel Estate Pinot Noir 2017, and Château de Marsan 2010.…

Pairing Cheese with a BC Red and Ontario White VQA Wine

Gold Hill Syrah 2016 and Thirty Bench Small Lot Riesling, Wood Post Vineyard, 2015 wines paired with Cantonnier, Cheddar and Cendre de Lune cheeses

Wine and cheese pairings are great for holiday entertaining and when you want to enjoy by yourself. Today I have two VQA wines, one from BC, and one from Ontario, that I am pairing with a limited edition collectable box…

Celebrating Thirty Years of CinCin – Prix Fixe Dinner $30

CinCin Celebrating 30 Years

CinCin is a long established quality Italian restaurant located in downtown Vancouver.  If you have not enjoyed their dishes yet, here is a great chance to at a special price.  Celebrating their 30 years in business, CinCin is offering a…

Les Dames BC to Award $50,000 in Scholarships

Les Dames

(British Columbia) – Les Dames d’Escoffier – BC Chapter has raised $50,000 to award in scholarships this coming year. These scholarships are open to any woman (or person identifying as female) who resides in BC and wants to further their…

Winery Dogs of BC Calendars Raising Funds for TWO Great Causes + Contest

2021 Winery Dogs of BC calendar cover

It is the time of year that we can help others, people and animals.  The Winery Dogs of BC Wall Calendar needs your help.  With COVID, sales are slower, but needs for people and animals has not.  When you buy…

3 Wines from Kalala Organic Estate Winery an Organic Pioneer in BC

Kalala Zweigelt and Dostana Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot wines

One of my favourite certified organic wineries from BC is Kalala Organic Estate Winery, in West Kelowna. Making wine, starting in 2006, I’d say that they were one of the pioneer wineries showing that you can produce excellent organic wine…

BC Hospitality Foundation Charity Ends Year with a Fun Giveaway

BCHF Holiday Giveaway 2020

“It is better to give than to receive” should be the maxim for this post.  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) wants to help you make someone’s day by giving away $25 restaurant gift certificates.  You do need an Instagram account…