Category: Chianti Classico

Il Molino di Grace Gratius IGT, Chianti Classico DOCG, and Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG

Enjoy Quality Chianti Classico by Il Molino di Grace at VanWineFest 2024

 mywinepal  November 28, 2023  0 Comments on Enjoy Quality Chianti Classico by Il Molino di Grace at VanWineFest 2024

A quality producer from the Chianti Classico region, Il Molino di Grace, I read also was once owned and managed by monks.  All the wines from this winery are produced organically.  Find out more about this winery in their own words below, and welcome them to VanWineFest 2024. About Il Molino di Grace Il Molino di Grace is, simply, the…

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Celebrate Rocca delle Macie’s 50th Anniversary at VanWineFest 2024

 mywinepal  November 20, 2023  0 Comments on Celebrate Rocca delle Macie’s 50th Anniversary at VanWineFest 2024

In June 2023 Rocca delle Macìe celebrated their winery’s 50th Anniversary.  Winery principals have attended VanWineFest in the past as well as other Italian wine events here in Vancouver.  I am looking forward to seeing them at VanWineFest 2024 and clinking a glass to celebrate their 50th Anniversary.  Here is some information by Rocca delle Macìe about their 50 years…

Lamole di Lamole 2018 Lareale Riserva DOCG 2018 amd Marchesi Frescobaldi Tenuta Perano Chianti Classico DOCG 2019

Two Chianti Classico Wines for BC Liquor Stores Celebration in AugustPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 11, 2023

Did you know that there will be a selection of great-value Chianti Classico wines will be featured in BC Liquor stores throughout the month of August?  There will also be a FREE consumer tasting at the 39th and Cambie Signature BCL Liquor Store on Friday, August 18th from 2:30 – 6:30pm.  As a peek into the aromas and flavours of…

Two Chianti Classico Wines from Rocca delle Macie

Tasting Two Chianti Classico Wines from Rocca delle Macie to Help Celebrate Tuscany at BCL

 mywinepal  July 25, 2023

This August, the BC Liquor (BCL) stores will celebrate Tuscany with displays of Chianti Classico wines in 30 BCL locations, as well as a consumer tasting at the 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store on Thursday, August 17th, 2023. In the meantime, I received a few Chianti Classico wines to taste and review for you. Today I opened two wines…

Communes of Chianti Classico

Are You A Chianti Classico Lover? Take This Quiz.

 mywinepal  July 1, 2023

Chianti Classico, one of Italy’s most renowned wines, has a rich and storied history. Its origins can be traced back to the 13th century when the Chianti region, located in Tuscany, began producing wine. Today, Chianti Classico enjoys widespread popularity and is revered both in Italy and across the globe. It has gained a reputation for its exceptional quality and…

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4 Chianti Classico Wines to Enjoy With Friends and Family

 mywinepal  June 19, 2023

Recently I arranged to get family and friends together to taste four Chianti Classico wines and try them with different flavours of pizza. At the end of tasting through the wines and enjoying the pizzas, I had the group of us, pick their favourite wine of the evening. Following are my tasting notes for the wines, sans decanting, followed by…

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Ciao Amici, My Gambero Rosso 2023 Favourites

 mywinepal  June 6, 2023

Gambero Rosso is the leading platform for the promotion of Italian Wine in the world.  Each year they have a tasting of all Italian wines submitted to them and they rank the wines with the top wines given the title of Tre Bicchieri, Three Cups in English.  With these Tre Bicchieri wines, Gambero Rosso visits select cities around the world…

Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico DOCG 2019

Quick Review: Ricasoli Brolio Chianti Classico 2019

 mywinepal  March 29, 2023

One of my favourite producers of Chianti Classico is Ricasoli. I was happy to receive a bottle of their Ricasoli Brolio DOCG 2019 to review. I have reviewed and recommended past vintages of this wine, and I will continue to recommend it with the tasting of this vintage.  The winery is located in the Gaiole Unità Geografiche Aggiuntive (UGA), or…

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Wines for 2022

 mywinepal  December 16, 2022

Twenty-five wines coming from BC and around the world made it to my near-perfect – star category this year.  I’ve arranged these fantastic wines into BC wines followed by wines from the rest of the world.  Italian wine showed up prominently with my near-perfect wine scores.  Chardonnay showed prominently as well, primarily from BC. You should still be able to…

A selection of Antinori Estates wines

A Tasting Through the Antinori Estates Wines

 mywinepal  November 18, 2022

It is not every day that you get invited to a portfolio tasting of wines from Italy’s Antinori Estates.  Many of you have probably heard of their most famous wine, Marchesi Antinori Tignanello Toscana IGT, a Super Tuscan, that helped lead the way to blend in International grape varieties, e.g. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with Italy’s Sangiovese grape in Tuscany….