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A Few Wine Gems from the Trialto Portfolio Tasting

2019 Trialto Portfolio tasting

Wine agencies attend various trade events where they show their wines alongside other agencies.  But to be able to better tell their story about these wines these agencies usually have a portfolio tasting once a year where various winery principals…

Black Hills Estate Winery – An Iconic Winery in Our Backyard

Black Hills Estate Winery Fall 2019 media release

Recently I was invited to attend a seminar and tasting of Black Hills Estate Winery‘s wines at Chambar Restaurant downtown.  Glenn Fawcett, Chief Wine Evangelist, for Black Hills started off the seminar telling us about the history of the winery…

MyWinePal Summer Road Trip Visit to Privato Vineyard and Winery

Ripe Pinot Noir grapes at Privato Vineyard and Winery in Kamloops

Privato Vineyard & Winery is about as far north as you can get in BC for growing vitis vinifera.  In an earlier visit to Kamloops, I was told by owners John and Debbie Woodward that the hills to the north…

MyWinePal Summer Road Trip Visit to Monte Creek Ranch Winery

At the Monte Creek Ranch Winery

Taking a last-minute trip to Kamloops before summer holidays was a great idea.  Over two days you can very pleasantly visit the four wineries that are in the area, plus do some sightseeing and enjoy a few meals at the…

Try the Latest Wine Releases by Road 13 Vineyards

Lineup of Road 13 Vineyards wines many Rhone varieties

Road 13 Vineyards has been producing award-winning wines for quite a while.  They were awarded the Winery of the Year 2018 by WineAlign.  In November 2018 Road 13 Vineyards were purchased by Mission Hill Family Estate from Kelowna.  So these…

Be Impressed by the Latest Wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

The lineup of the latest wines released by Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery is located in West Kelowna, not too far away from Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.  It has been around for many years (winery started in 2001 with the vineyards in 1968) and I have recommended their…

Tomatoes and Rose Wine at Provence Marinaside for August

Provence Marinaside Tomato Festival Emrys Horton, EPH Photography

It’s August and tomatoes are ripening on the vine with all our sunshine and ready for us to enjoy with a great meal with friends and BC wine.  Provence Marinaside has put together a special menu for August using tomatoes…