Tag: apple

Creek & Gully Crabby Pear 2021 and Just Crab 2021

2 Crab Apple Ciders from Creek & Gully in Penticton

 mywinepal  July 18, 2022

Have you ever had a cider made from crab apples? I don’t think I have until today. I have two ciders from Creek & Gully Cider in Penticton. One is Just Crab 2021 and the other is Crabby Pear 2021 which is a blend of 50% Hyslop crab apple and 50% Bartlett pear. If you bite into crab apples you…

Creek & Gully Pink Lady and Newtown Granny Apple Ciders

Pink Lady and Newtown Granny Apple Ciders from Creek & Gully Cider

 mywinepal  June 24, 2022

As promised, with the start of summer and summer sunshine, I opened up two bottles of apple cider by Creek & Gully Cider from Penticton. I have their Creek & Gully Newtown Granny 2020 and their Pink Lady 2020 made from organically grown Granny Smith + Newtown-Pippin and Pink Lady apples respectively. Both ciders are sparkling made via pet-nat method….

Selection of wines at Top Drop Vancouver 2022

Top Drop Vancouver 2022: My Top Drops!

 mywinepal  May 12, 2022

Top Drop Vancouver 2022 was on May 10 and 11.  Part of the event was a large tasting room, with 40 wineries presenting a selection of their wines.  There was also to my great happiness, cider as well, which I will get to later in this article.  Top Drop Canada puts on this event yearly (except during the COVID shutdown),…

The Bricker Cider Company sample of ciders

Have You Tried Brickers Ciders from the Sunshine Coast?

 mywinepal  July 22, 2021

Have you ever tried apple ciders?  I started drinking more ciders after my trip to Scotland where I had many traditional style ciders.  These ciders were dry, with higher acidity, and have deep apple flavours.  BC grows apples so I started to sample BC ciders.  But you may not consider the Sunshine Coast as being an apple-growing, cider-making area.  But…

3 apple ciders from Woodward Cider Co in Kamloops

Do You Know About Woodward Cider Co in Kamloops?

 mywinepal  September 30, 2019

Ever since I’ve been enjoying apple ciders from my Scotland trip this summer, I’ve been looking for BC-produced apple ciders. Just before the end of August, I went to Kamloops to visit the wineries there and see how their grapes were maturing.  I was surprised to see at Privato Winery an adjacent building called the Woodward Cider Co.  I was…