Category: pinot noir

Misha’s Vineyard Cantata Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018

Misha's Vineyard Cantata Pinot Noir 2018 (Image courtesy Yvonne Lorkin)

Misha’s Vineyard Cantata Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018 $30 The good folk at Misha’s Vineyard have explained that a ‘Cantata’ is taken from the Italian word ‘cantere’, which means ‘to sing’.  It’s a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment apparently,…

Enjoy a Glass of Burgundy with Maison Joseph Drouhin at VanWineFest 2020

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Let’s welcome Maison Joseph Drouhin from Burgundy to the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Read about this winery’s long history and the wines that they will be pouring for us, in their own words. About Maison Joseph Drouhin With close to…

Celebrate VanWineFest 2020 with Taittinger Champagne

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Let’s welcome Taittinger and their beautiful Champagne to VanWineFest.  Hear them talk about their history and wines they will be pouring for us. About TAITTINGER The Taittinger family has managed the Champagne House for nearly a century. Its aim has…

Welcome Yvonne Lorkin – a New Zealand Wine Writer to MyWinePal

Yvonne Lorkin

As some of you may know, I was at one time the President and Cellarmaster for the South World Wine Society in Vancouver.  I had a wonderful time tasting wines from the Southern Hemisphere and meeting many winery principals.  I…

A Few BC Wines to Celebrate with for Thanksgiving 2019

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The world seems to have gone crazy, plus we have a Federal election in Canada.  It is fortunate that Thanksgiving is coming up this long weekend so we can get together with family and friends, and celebrate what good things…

Proprietor’s Dinner Features Blue Mountain Single-Vineyard Pinot Noirs at Provence Marinaside

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I love Pinot Noir wine.  Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars in Okanagan Falls may be better known for their sparkling wines, but they also produce very good quality Pinot Noir wines.  Provence Marinaside is one of my favourite restaurants in…