Category: Syrah

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Wines for 2022

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

Twenty-five wines coming from BC and around the world made it to my near-perfect – star category this year.  I’ve arranged these fantastic wines into BC wines followed by wines from the rest of the world.  Italian wine showed up…

Wines to Celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2022 Winner

FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is in the knock-out round.  Already we have the Netherlands and Brasil out of the contest.  The teams left to play are Morocco, Portugal, England, France, Argentina, and Croatia.  All these countries make wine as…

Two Big Bold Red Wines for Your Winter Chill from Chaberton Estate Winery

Chaberton Estate Winery Syrah 2018 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

As UB40’s lyrics go, “Red, red wineGoes to my head…” I opened two bottles of big bold red wines today from Chaberton Estate Winery.  A Syrah and a Cabernet Sauvignon from grapes in the Okanagan Valley.  They certainly made me…

French Door Estate Winery héritage 2019, Mais Oui!

French Door Estate Winery héritage 2019 with wine in glass

Bordeaux blends are popular around the world.  Many wineries make Bordeaux blends in BC, but few have a winemaker from Bordeaux!  One such winery is French Door Estate Winery, a family-run winery founded in 2019 just south of Oliver, BC,…

A Few Wine Suggestions for Canadian Thanksgiving 2022

Traditional Thanksgiving

Canadian Thanksgiving is on Monday, October 10, 2022.  You may be making a list of ingredients to buy for your Thanksgiving dinner.  A traditional / historical dinner with turkey or ham, brussel sprouts, yam, and mashed potatoes with gravy.  Or…

Two Big Red Wines from the 2018 Vintage by Gold Hill Winery

Gold Hill Winery Syrah 2018 and Merlot 2018

2018 was a warm year in BC with a long Fall that caused our grapes to reach full phenolic ripeness.   I have two red wines from Gold Hill Winery‘s 2018 vintage showing black ripe fruit.  Buy them now to enjoy…