Tag: 5th Element

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Rated Red Wines for 2018

 mywinepal  December 26, 2018

This is Part 2 of my top rated wines for 2018.  I earlier released my list of 40 white and sparkling wines for 2018, which you can read at this link.  This red wine list came from Trade tastings with agents and BC VQA wineries, the Vancouver International Wine Festival, visits to wineries, and personal purchases.  I categorized the wines below to…

Mick Luckhurst from Road 13 Vineyards

Road 13 Vineyards is Canada’s Top Winery at Wine Align’s National Wine Awards 2018

 mywinepal  July 31, 2018

Wine Align’s National Wine Awards were recently released and one winery, Road 13 Vineyards, in Oliver, BC, took away a major load of awards for their wines, and in the process were named Wine Align’s Top Canadian Winery.  Congratulations to Road 13 Vineyards.  I was lucky to visit Road 13 Vineyards in June and tasted through most of their wines…

Road 13 Vineyards winery

On the Road Again with Road 13 Vineyards

 mywinepal  June 25, 2018

On my recent trip through the Okanagan, I stopped at 3 wineries.  The first one which I wrote about earlier was C.C. Jentsch Cellars.  The next day I stopped by a winery that is near to them, Road 13 Vineyards, located on Road 13 just south of Oliver, BC, where I met Mick Luckhurst who with his wife purchased the…

Lure cookbook by Ned Bell with Valerie Howes

Nourish Yourself With the Lure of Seafood and Road 13 Wines

 mywinepal  October 15, 2017

Cooking with local, healthy, sustainable ingredients should be a goal we all aspire.  Knowing where our food comes from and how it was harvested can help us make sustainable food choices.  For Chef Ned Bell, it has been a journey to learn about sustainability, first from the land to the plate, and now from what is in our oceans to…