Tag: alsace

Enjoy the Alsatian Wines from Arthur Metz at VanWineFest 2020

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Cremant and white wines from Alsace are always food-friendly.  Read about Arthur Metz Company and the wines they will present at VanWineFest 2020 in their own words. About Arthur Metz Company The Maison Arthur Metz is ideally located at the…

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Rated White and Sparkling Wines for 2018

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

I tasted through many years this year through Trade tastings with agents and BC VQA wineries, the Vancouver International Wine Festival, visits to wineries, and personal purchases.  I rate all the wines I taste from 1 to 5 stars.  Fortunately,…

Vintage Corks 10th Anniversary Portfolio Tasting – Get Your Tickets

Vintage Corks

Vancouver-based wine importer Vintage Corks is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a walk-around tasting featuring some of the world’s most exclusive wineries. Vintage Corks is unusual among local wine importers in that the agency specializes in acclaimed and hard-to-find boutique wines…

Olivier Humbrecht MW joins Phantom Creek Estates as Consultant

Phantom Creek Estates

This press release came to my inbox today.  I was quite surprised.  It is quite a feat to collaborate with Oliver Humbrecht from Domaine Zind-Humbrecht.  They make amazing wines in Alsace.  I tried to get a tour of the winery…

My Latest Wine Picks from the IVSA September 2014

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With September, comes the new season of tasting wines which have arrived in British Columbia, through the IVSA.  There can always be found wines from every corner of the world, and also beer and spirits too.  My wine picks come…

A Tour of French Wine Regions via Perseus Winery

Perseus Winery logo

Can you match the French wine region with the following grape varieties? Region:  Bordeaux, Alsace, Rhone Valley Variety:  Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah If you can’t figure it out, scroll to the bottom of this article for the answer. …

Wrapping Up the Vancouver International Wine Fest 2014

French wine section at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

It seems like only yesterday that champagne flowed freely, people were laughing, and wines from around the world were being served and discovered by Vancouverites.  The Vancouver International Wine Festival was quite a whirlwind for me as a Media person;…