Category: interview

My Ontario Wine Makers Harvest 2022 Interview

This is my fifth year interviewing winemakers in Ontario about their latest grape harvest and wine production.  To get a more complete picture of the harvest I asked the following questions to three winemakers in three different grape-growing regions of…

A Video Interview with BC’s Bordertown Vineyards & Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Bordertown Vineyards and Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

I did get a chance to do a video interview with one BC winery during the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Bordertown Vineyards & Estate Winery is located in Osoyoos.  In the Fall I walked to the winery from my hotel. …

A Conversation with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery

At the Vancouver International Wine Festival, in the Tasting Room, I did have a chance to go through a flight of Monte Creek Winery wines with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt.  Below is a discussion of the wines with Galen.  Mostly Galen…

A Video Interview with Quails’ Gate Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Caroline Tucker from Quails' Gate Winery

Do you know what are the top two varietal wines that Quails’ Gate Estate Winery from West Kelowna, BC produces?  I’ve written many times about my favourite red and white grape varieties here on mywinepal.com.  I have Caroline Tucker from…

A Video Interview with Villa Sandi at VanWineFest 2022

Simone Nalesso from Villa Sandi at VanWineFest 2022

During the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022, in the International Festival Tasting room, part of the time I spent interviewing winery principals from BC and around the world.  The first person I interviewed was Simone Nalesso, Export Area Manager, from…

An Interview with Harry Hertscheg about the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022

VanWineFest 2022

Two years ago we would be finishing the Vancouver International Wine Festival just before Dr. Henry closed down the province for COVID.  Not knowing how COVID was spreading, we were lucky that COVID did not affect anyone at the Festival. …