Tag: Abruzzo

Cristiana Tiberio

Tasting Wines with Cristiana Tiberio at Pepino’s Spaghetti House

 mywinepal  May 17, 2024

I was fortunate to be invited to taste the wines made by Cristiana Tiberio at a lunch seminar held at Pepino’s Spaghetti House on Commercial Drive. From the winery, “Agricola Tiberio is a family-owned estate, specializing in wines made from authentic Abruzzo native grape varieties. The story of Agricola Tiberio began in 2000 when Riccardo Tiberio purchased the eight-hectare plot…

Vinitaly International Academy

Bello Bianca Italian White Wines from Vinitaly 2017 Tour

 mywinepal  May 6, 2017

Italy, although a small country in size compared to Canada or the USA produces the most wine in the world.  From Italy there is the range of red, white, rose, sparkling and sweet wines to choose from.  It seems like each time we have #VinItaly coming to Vancouver, there are many more wineries that I have not yet heard of,…

Close up of Nebbiolo cluster in Italy

VanWineFest – Top Italian Wine Picks – Anything But Tuscany and Veneto

 mywinepal  March 22, 2016

Maybe you are not a fan of Italian Chianti Classico, Amarone or Prosecco?  There are other regions of Italy such as Abruzzo, Emilia-Romagna, and Piedmont that offer wonderful wines. Piedmont in particular is well known for the Nebbiolo grape, which could be known as Italy’s heartbreak grape as the region is prone to fog (known as Nebbia in Italian) and…

GAMBERO ROSSO Tre Bicchieri 2014 World Tour Impresses in Vancouver

 mywinepal  May 27, 2014  1 Comment on GAMBERO ROSSO Tre Bicchieri 2014 World Tour Impresses in Vancouver

Tre Bicchieri; The Best of the Best of Italian wines.  The Tre Bicchieri World Tour recently came to Vancouver for us to experience their top rated Italian wines.  This is only the second year this event has stopped in Canada, and only visits a few cities around the world each year, so we should be very proud to be selected…

Caparsino Chianti Classico Riserva 2008 label

New Exclusive Italian Wines from Marquis Wine Cellars

 mywinepal  November 24, 2013

John Clerides and Leah Bickford from Marquis Wine Cellars have been traveling through Italy’s wine producing regions in search of unique, hand sourced wines to offer their customers. After two years of extensive research, they are proud to announce 25 new to British Columbia, exclusive partners from Italy, and the wines will be arriving in their store on December 1,…