Category: cheese

Chateáu La Coste Rosé, Fiol Prosecco Extra Dry, Champagne Roederer Collection 243, Church & State Wines Blanc de Blancs 2018, and Gérard Bertrand Cote des Roses Rosé x Cepe 2022 wines

Enjoy Sparkling and Rose Wines on Valentine’s DayPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  February 6, 2024

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day by indulging in a delightful experience of sharing sparkling or rosé wines with your significant other. The effervescence of sparkling wines mirrors the joy and excitement of love, making it an ideal choice for a romantic evening.  The light and refreshing nature of sparkling wine and the delicate bubbles on your palate will enhance the…

Hester Creek Estate Winery Merlot 2022 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Hester Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 and Merlot 2022 for the HolidaysPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  December 18, 2023

I have two bigger red BC wines for you to consider for your holiday festivities: Hester Creek Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 and their Merlot 2022.  Let me tell you about them.  Did you notice the difference in the labels?  The Cabernet Sauvignon label has extra info about the wine. This wine is from their Storied Series, so each label…

Carter Wine Company Rosé Nest 2019 and Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020

Quick Review: BC’s Carter Wine Company Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020 and Rosé Nest 2019PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 27, 2023

I have two wines from Carter Wine Company in the Okanagan to review for you.  The first is their Rosé Nest 2019, a blend.  I will check on the grape varieties used, but I am guessing red and white grapes were in the mix.  The other wine I have to review is their Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020.  In case you have…

Cheese plate with wines

Welcome National Cheese Day on June 4 Plus Some Wine Pairings

 mywinepal  June 1, 2023

Let’s welcome National Cheese Day happening on June 4, a celebration of one of the most beloved and diverse food items around the world. On this special day, cheese enthusiasts come together to honour the rich history and flavours of this delectable dairy product. Dating back thousands of years, cheese-making techniques have evolved and given rise to countless varieties, each…

TIME Family of Wines Chronos Riesling 2020 and Evolve Cellars Momento 2018

A Riesling and Momento Moment from TIME Family of Wines

 mywinepal  November 29, 2021

I have a new red blend to share with you today plus a quality Riesling from TIME Family of Wines. Their Evolve Cellars Momento 2018 is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Syrah. Their Riesling goes under the Chronos label as Chronos Riesling 2020.  Both wines have labels with overlapping circles which I quite like.  They are clean and…

Cono Sur Pinot Noir Organic and Rosé 2020

Cono Sur Pinot Noir Two Ways for You to Enjoy

 mywinepal  November 26, 2021

Today I have two wines from Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery in Chile made from the Pinot Noir grape.  Their Cono Sur Pinot Noir Organic 2020, which is vegan and certified organic, and their Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir Rosé 2020 comes in a 1-litre bottle. Both are available at BC Liquor stores.  The Rosé is on sale currently at…

Winemaker's CUT Bohemian White and Red 2019

You Should Try Winemaker’s CUT Bohemian Rouge and Blanc Wines!

 mywinepal  October 29, 2021

Here are two delicious vegan wines.  I recently tasted the Winemaker’s CUT latest Bohemian Blanc 2019 and Bohemian Rouge 2019 wines.  I’ve tasted many Winemaker’s CUT wines and always have to compliment them on their winemaking skills.  These two wines would be great for the holiday season.  I can see them working well with various dishes.  I did try them…

TIME Family of Wines gift box with 3 wines

3 TIME Family of Wines Paired with Cheese and Prosciutto

 mywinepal  October 25, 2021  1 Comment on 3 TIME Family of Wines Paired with Cheese and Prosciutto

I received three wines from TIME Family of Wines over the summer, but holiday travel and other busyness kept me away from tasting these wines until now. Two are white and one is a rosé wine. I tasted the: Evolve Cellars Spontaneity 2020 (50% Pinot Gris, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, and 20% Ortega) Chronos Rosé 2020 (made from Syrah grapes) McWatters…

Upper Bench Estate Winery Estate Grown Merlot 2017 and Merlot 2018

Comparing Upper Bench Estate Winery Merlot 2017 and 2018

 mywinepal  September 14, 2021

It is fun when you have a chance to try two vintages of the same wine. In this case, I tasted the Upper Bench Estate Winery Estate Grown Merlot 2017 and their Merlot 2018. Both coming from the Naramata Bench.  I assume the 2018 grapes are sourced from other vineyards, outside of those owned by Upper Bench due to the…

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

Round 2: Pairing BC and Bordeaux Wines with Cheese

 mywinepal  December 11, 2020

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. Two BC wines and one French Bordeaux wine with 10 years of age. The three cheeses are from the brands…