Category: Croatia

The villa and winery at Korta Katarina

Celebrate The Wines of Korta Katarina Winery at VanWineFest 2022

 mywinepal  April 11, 2022

Welcome to Korta Katarina Winery from Croatia, who will be participating at the VanWineFest 2022 to be held May 16 to May 22, 2022. Introduction to Korta Katarina Winery From the winery: Korta Katarina Winery is located in Orebić, Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast, about 2 1/2 hours north of Dubrovnik. Orebić has a long and rich maritime history. Over…

VanWineFest 2020 brochure

That’s a Wrap: All My VanWineFest 2020 Articles for You

 mywinepal  March 23, 2020

I was very busy at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020.  There were lots of terrific wines from France and around the world, plus the dinners, seminars, and Masterclasses were top notch.  I worked very hard making tasting notes, interviewing winery principals, and trying to learn more about wine so that I can educate you as well.  Below is a…

Flight of wines at The Global Cru seminar at VanWineFest 2020

THE GLOBAL CRU Seminar at VanWineFest 2020

 mywinepal  March 11, 2020

What is meant by a “Cru” in wine?  The term “Cru” is most often used for the French classification system, but the “Cru” concept can apply to any vineyard region recognized for their superior wine quality. My last seminar during the Vancouver International Wine Festival was on the topic of “cru”.  What it is and how it is expressed.  We…

ATLAS Steak and Seafood

A Taste of Croatia Wine Dinner at ATLAS Steak and Seafood for VanWineFest 2020

 mywinepal  February 29, 2020

My first official event for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020 was the A TASTE OF CROATIA dinner at Atlas Steak + Fish in Burnaby.  It was quite an event, packed full of people wanting to try Croatian wines.  The food was superb as well.  Let me lead you through the wines and then the food pairings. What do you…

Vancouver International Wine Festival tasting room

Where Will You See Me at VanWineFest 2020?

 mywinepal  February 4, 2020

It’s official.  I’ve received my Media accreditation for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020.  As part of the accreditation, I will be attending various events.  Besides meeting winery principals and tasting their wines, I’m always happy to chat with anyone that has an interest in wine.  So if you are going to attend some events this year, remember France is…

VanWineFest 2020 logo

My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

 mywinepal  January 5, 2020  2 Comments on My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

Tickets to the Vancouver International Wine Festival events sell very quickly and you can miss out on some great events.  All Festival events are very good but depend on what you are interested in doing, like attending a dinner, a seminar, or a mingler.  I thought I’d give you my suggestions, based on my interests in seminars and dinners primarily,…

Some recommended wines from around the world at VanWineFest 2019

My Favourite Dozen Wines Sans California at VanWineFest 2019

 mywinepal  March 16, 2019

Most of the excitement about the Vancouver International Wine Festival is with the theme country or region; California for this year.  But, we should not shy from visiting the rest of the Tasting Room and try wines from other parts of the world, as well as Canada.  Below are a dozen wines that I enjoyed and recommend for you to…