Tag: 50th Parallel Estate Winery

Set the table on Valentines Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 With BC Wine

 mywinepal  February 3, 2021

While we may want to go big on Valentine’s Day this year for our significant other, COVID still lurks and most of us are not yet vaccinated.  Maybe you would consider ordering dishes from your favourite restaurant and enjoying it at home with some tasty BC wines?   Various foods, for their texture, scent, colour, shape and/or taste has an effect…

50th Parallel Estate Winery Chardonnay 2018 and Pinot Noir Rosé 2019

50th Parallel Estate Chardonnay and Rose for Your Summer Sipping

 mywinepal  July 13, 2020

Do you ever drink white wine with BBQ?  If not, try a big, buttery, oaked Chardonnay like this one from 50th Parallel Estate Winery.  If you are still enjoying the Rosé revolution I also have a Rosé from 50th Parallel Estate to tell you about. My Tasting Notes 50th Parallel Estate Winery Chardonnay 2018 (BC $39) – this wine after…

50th Parallel Estate Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer 2019

Two Aromatic White Wines from 50th Parallel Estate Winery

 mywinepal  July 10, 2020

The first two wines from 50th Parallel Estates Winery for me to taste are aromatic whites that you would find in the Alsace region of France, but of course these wines are located in Lake Country.  The two wines I am tasting are their Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer 2019. Where is Lake Country? You may not be familiar with the…

Bloom Spring wine release tasting

19 Crushable BC VQA Wines to Drink For Spring and Summer

 mywinepal  May 6, 2018

Do you know that the Okanagan Valley gets 2 hours more sunlight per day than Napa Valley during the July and August growing season and that the Okanagan is warmer and more arid than Napa?  We should be able to get great ripe fruit, but as well as the Okanagan being a desert climate, we also get cool evenings allowing…

3 BC Pinot Noirs for Farm Friends

3 BC Pinot Noirs: More Farm Friends Wines For You

 mywinepal  April 18, 2018

With Kinder Morgan considering their decision to continue with their oil pipeline to the Vancouver Lower Mainland to be made by May 31, 2018, the rhetoric between the Alberta and BC governments has ramped up.  In February, the Alberta government restricted the import of BC wines into Alberta.  Farm Friends, organized by several BC wineries in response to the boycott…

The Okanagan Wine Initiative Logo

The Okanagan Wine Initiative Members Set to Collaborate and Raise Profile

 mywinepal  April 16, 2018

Big news today in the BC wine industry, with seven BC wineries joining together to form “The Okanagan Wine Initiative” to “…drive one-another to excel and adopt best business practices and to help elevate the identity of the Okanagan as a premium wine producing region and superb wine tourism destination…”  The seven wineries are 50th Parallel Estate Winery, Culmina Family Estate Winery, Haywire…