Category: Pinot Grigio

Ruffino Aqua Di Venus Pinot Grigio

Celebrate Seafood With Ruffino Aqua di Venus Pinot Grigio D.O.C. 2022

 mywinepal  July 10, 2023

“According to the Greek poet Homer, Venus was the daughter of Jupiter and the ocean nymph Dione. The goddess was born emerging from the sea on a large shell. Botticelli depicted The Birth of Venus as one of the most iconic works of art of the Renaissance. Completed in 1485, the painting was commissioned by the court of Lorenzo the…

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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…

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release 2023

The Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release 2023

 mywinepal  April 13, 2023

The Heart of Wine Country encompasses Okanagan Falls and Skaha Lake.  This area I feel does exceptionally well with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes.  I look forward to tasting wines from these two places in the Okanagan and having a chance at their The Heart of Wine Country Spring Wine Release.  Here are some of the wines I quite enjoyed….

A selection of Old World wines at VanWineFest 2022

VanWineFest 2022: My Old World Wine Selections

 mywinepal  May 24, 2022

It’s been two years since we last tasted wines from around the world at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  During COVID grapevines produced grapes and wine was made but may have been a little harder than normal to get workers in the vineyard and in the winery.  Below are my Old World wine selections.  Most of the vintages are 2020…

Bonamici Cellars Pinot Grigio and Cabernet Franc 2020

Bonamici Cellars Offers Two Fabulous Food-Friendly Wines

 mywinepal  March 23, 2022

If you want two wines that would go very well at a dinner party with friends, then these two wines from BC’s Bonamici Cellars fit the bill.  I really enjoyed my first sips of the Bonamici Cellars Pinot Grigio 2020 and Cabernet Franc 2020 wines as well as my sips after decanting. Let me tell you about these wines. My…

Oxford Landing Pinot Grigio 2020 and Syrah 2018

Say G’Day to A Pinot Grigio and Shiraz from Australia’s Oxford Landing

 mywinepal  August 11, 2021

Oxford Landing is a winery located along the Murray River in South Australia’s Riverland. It has a long history, started in 1958 by Wyndham Hill-Smith (a past winemaker at Yalumba) where he was the first to plant Cabernet Sauvignon in the Riverland, an area with a Mediterranean climate, plenty of sunshine, fertile red soil, and the longest single river in…

Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut Vodka Coolers

Enjoy Lulu Spritz and BEACH BUM Vodka Cooler and Help the BCHF

 mywinepal  May 31, 2021

The sun is out and it is a time to celebrate the spring and upcoming summer.  At my patio, I opened cans of Lulu Spritz wine and BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut vodka coolers. Besides enjoying these coolers, you will be helping the BC Hospitality Foundation as $1 from each 4 pack of Lulu Spritz and 6 pack of BEACH BUM…

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Celebrating 60 Years of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio

 mywinepal  March 2, 2021

We all probably have had a bottle of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio with a meal, at home, or with friends.  But what do we know about this wine and winery?  Did you know that Santa Margherita developed this wine style 60 years ago?  Below is a press release from Santa Margherita telling us about it’s history and accolades.  Cin cin….

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Enjoy LULU Spritz this Summer and Help the BC Hospitality Foundation

 mywinepal  July 15, 2020

I picked up a four-pack of LULU Spritz Cans this week and since it is a hot day today I’m enjoying it on my patio before I get into the business of preparing dinner. LULU Spritz is a premium blend of Italian Pinot Grigio Frizzante, Sicilian Orange Bitters and a splash of tonic water. I really like the bitter orange…

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Chefs Plate Dishes Quality You Can Cook Plus BC Wine

 mywinepal  May 3, 2020

Chefs Plate provides you with pre-portioned ingredients and easy to follow recipe cards that help you cook meals at home. They offer 15 different dishes every week for you to choose from: from meat-based dishes, to salads, and even vegetarian options.  If you don’t like to think about what to cook daily, want to sharpen your cooking skills and want…