Category: Dolcetto

Stag's Hollow Winery Dolcetto 2019 and Merlot 2020

Stag’s Hollow Winery Merlot 2020 and Dolcetto 2019

 mywinepal  October 10, 2022

Do you prefer a softer, less tannic, red wine?  I usually think of Pinot Noir and Gamay Noir, but the two wines I recently tasted fit into that category from Stag’s Hollow Winery, a Dolcetto and a Merlot.  Dolcetto is known as a recommended pairing with pizza.  I think pasta in a tomato sauce would work.  Merlot typically has medium…

Stag's Hollow Simply Noir 2020 and Steelhead Trout Pairing

Stag’s Hollow Simply Noir 2020 and Steelhead Trout Pairing

 mywinepal  July 3, 2022

This is one of the best food and wine pairings that I will remember for a long time. I opened a bottle of Stag’s Hollow Winery Simply Noir 2020 wine and paired it with a grilled filet of steelhead trout from Fisherman’s Market in Burnaby Heights. The trout was recommended to me by Chef Tyrone at the shop. He said…

Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

Let Me Tell You About the Wines of BC 2021 Vintage Preview

 mywinepal  May 18, 2022

2021 was a year of extreme weather conditions in BC, which had an impact on BC grapes and wine production.  Temperature records were shattered in many regions.  I’ve been told that Kelowna, Kamloops, Osoyoos, and Lillooet were among 60 cities that broke temperature records.  The heat dome in the summer causes grapevines to shut down until the weather cools off. …

Moon Curser Vineyards Malbec 2019 tasting

A Visit to Moon Curser Vineyards

 mywinepal  October 4, 2021

One of my goals for the Fall is to visit a winery and see part of their harvest operation, talk to the winemaker, and taste some of their wines.  I accomplished all three of these goals through a visit to Moon Curser Vineyards in Osoyoos, BC.  Today I will tell you about my wine tasting with Stephanie at the winery…

Colour VQA tasting booklet

9 White and 10 Red Wines You Should Try From the Colour BC VQA Fall Release Tasting

 mywinepal  September 22, 2018

BC VQA wines are released twice a year; once in the Fall and then in the Spring.  The Fall wines tend to show more white wines, as well as Pinot Noir, while the Spring event has more red wines.  This tasting I was able to taste many fine white wines as well as some surprising reds.  The Okanagan Valley is…