Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Emilia-Romagna’s Native Grapes Masterclass at VanWineFest 2020

Emilia Romagna Native Grapes masterclass

What do you know about the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy?¬† Where is it located?¬† Are there any foods or wines that are special in this area?¬† This is what I came to learn about the Emilia-Romagna Native Grapes masterclass at…

Hunter’s Home Block Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Hunters Home Block Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Hunter‚Äôs Wines Home Block Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 (NZ$30) They might be one of Marlborough (nay, New Zealand‚Äôs) oldest and most successful wine companies, but it‚Äôs taken them until now to declare an ‚Äėicon‚Äô release Sauvignon Blanc.¬† Their young winemaker,…

Toast the Wines from Bordeaux’s Maison Sichel at VanWineFest 2020

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Maison Sichel would like you to know about their winery and try their wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020.¬† Read about them in their own words. About Maison Sichel James Sichel and his 4 brothers own and manage…

A Quick Visit to Church & State Wines on Vancouver Island

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You never know what you will get to taste when you visit a winery.¬† During the long weekend, I visited Victoria and made a short trip over to Church & State Wines.¬† The tasting room and dining room is very…

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…

Black Hills Estate Winery – An Iconic Winery in Our Backyard

Black Hills Estate Winery Fall 2019 media release

Recently I was invited to attend a seminar and tasting of Black Hills Estate Winery‘s wines at Chambar Restaurant downtown.¬† Glenn Fawcett, Chief Wine Evangelist, for Black Hills started off the seminar telling us about the history of the winery…

August Wine and Spirits Events at BC Liquor Stores

Premium Sauvignon Blanc

Here is the latest announcement from BC Liquor Stores about what special events that you can participate in various Liquor Stores in August.¬† You will find wines from Uruguay and New Zealand, whisky from Scotland, gin and ciders from BC…

Impeccable Taste from Winemaker’s CUT

Winemaker's CUT flight of wines

This is the third release from Winemaker‚Äôs CUT from Oliver, BC by Michal¬†and¬†Martina Mosny.¬† I congratulate them on their dedication to these small production wines and the quality that they deliver in the bottle.¬† They undertake sustainable farming, hand harvest…