Category: Blaufränkisch

An oak fermentation vessel with Bee logo from Rosewood Estate Winery & Meadery

Bee Impressed with Ontario’s Rosewood Estate Winery & MeaderyPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 9, 2023

I received recommendations from a friend to visit Rosewood Winery & Meadery while I was visiting the Niagara region.  I was curious to attend, in part because I had not tried mead.  This winery, started in 2000, is owned by the Roman family and originated from Ukraine.  They are also the only winery in Ontario with a license to produce…

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020

 Anita Dorion  July 3, 2021

Rosewood Estates Winery PTG 2020 (ON $25) Rosewood Estates Winery does it again with this very chuggable red blend, PTG and it’s chillable too, which makes it perfect for the patio or a park hangout. (and lucky for us in Ontario, it’s finally the season for it.)  Notes of juicy raspberries, strawberries, red plums, tomato leaf, oregano, and sun-dried tomato…

Traditional Thanksgiving

A Few BC Wines to Celebrate with for Thanksgiving 2019

 mywinepal  October 10, 2019

The world seems to have gone crazy, plus we have a Federal election in Canada.  It is fortunate that Thanksgiving is coming up this long weekend so we can get together with family and friends, and celebrate what good things we have had in our life, and hope for a better future. BC wines continue to shine and there are…

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

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

 mywinepal  August 21, 2019

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 wines in the past.  I still have a bottle of their 2003 Summit Reserve Semillon, which was aged in oak…

BC wine regions map

Do You Know About BC’s Emerging Wine Regions?

 mywinepal  July 13, 2017

Everyone knows about the Okanagan Valley as a wine region, and some may also know about the Similkameen which is on the southwestern edge of the Okanagan, but what about BC’s emerging wine regions, covering the Kootenays, Lillooet and Thompson Shuswap?  I had a chance to go on a trip hosted by the Wines of BC to visit Lillooet and…

Wine corks

Is My Wine Corked? My Mt. Boucherie Blaufränkisch Experience

 mywinepal  September 2, 2014

In my previous article, I reviewed a flight of wines I received from Okanagan’s Mt. Boucherie winery.  One of the bottles in question was a red wine made from the Blaufränkisch grape.  I have tasted wine from this grape before, so when I opened the bottle the wine really had a subdued nose and flavours.  I checked the cork and…

Mt Boucherie winery

Mt Boucherie – Trying Wines from Blaufränkisch to Zinfandel

 mywinepal  August 31, 2014  1 Comment on Mt Boucherie – Trying Wines from Blaufränkisch to Zinfandel

Everyone probably knows what is Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay wine if it is mentioned.  But there are many grape varieties that maybe not that well known, outside of the wine geeks like me.  Time for that to change.  Mt. Boucherie Family Estate Winery, located in West Kelowna, near Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, has been producing wines from well-known as…