Tag: bbq

Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with slow smoked BBQ pork

Pairing Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with Slow Smoked BBQ Pork

 mywinepal  July 14, 2022

Rose wine with its fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavours works well with many food pairings. I decided to try pairing a bottle of Chateau La Coste 2021 Rosé from Provence, France, with a slow-smoked bbq pork shoulder I cooked using my BBQ. The pork shoulder was covered in a dry rub made with brown sugar, salt, pepper, smoked paprika,…

Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020 and La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir Rose 2019

Summertime with Kendall-Jackson and La Crema Wines from California

 mywinepal  July 7, 2022

Summertime is a time we should be spending outside on our patios bbqing or maybe out at the beach or a park picnicking. White wines and Rose wines are typically good choices when the weather is hot and sunny. A plate of cheese appetizers, roasted chicken or grilled fish are a few pairings that you could try. I have two…

Moon Curser Vineyards Syrah and Malbec 2019

Moon Curser Syrah and Malbec 2019 – Good BBQ Wine Choices

 mywinepal  August 16, 2021

My last wine notes were on Moon Curser Vineyards Arneis and Viognier, which are sold out at the winery. It made me a little sad that you could not try these wines, so I’ve opened their Syrah 2019 and Malbec 2019, which are available, and are delicious! Get out your BBQ!  The sweet fruit flavours should go very well with…

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Merlot 2018 and Reserve Syrah 2018

Pairing Two Mt. Boucherie Big Red Wines with Grilled Ribeye Steak

 mywinepal  August 1, 2021

What goes best with a grilled ribeye steak? A big red wine.  Well, I am lucky to have two big red wines from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery in West Kelowna.  I received their 2018 Merlot and 2018 Reserve Syrah to review on their own, but wine is meant to be enjoyed with food, so I grilled a ribeye steak and…

Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018 and Steak Dinner Pairing

Quick Review: Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018

 mywinepal  June 29, 2021

With the heatwave we are experiencing in BC, and specifically in Vancouver, I decided to open a bottle of Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2018 and pair it with grilled steak, vegetables, and salads.  This bottle of Malbec comes from Argentina, which some say is the best place to grow Malbec grapes.  Let me give you my tasting notes,…

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Royal Engineers Petit Verdot and Lover's Lane Merlot 2018

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery’s Big Reds and Steak Pairing

 mywinepal  June 11, 2021

Do you like BBQ? I like grilled steak and a glass of big red wine. I have two red wines from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery that I thought would pair well. The Labels As I mentioned in previous articles about Seaside Pearl, they have interesting labels that describe something of BC’s history.  On the labels for these wines, we have…

Jerk chicken burger or bahn mi cheese burger

Curb Your Grilling Craving with some Winter BBQ ideas with Armstrong Cheese

 mywinepal  February 9, 2021

It’s getting bone-chilling cold across Canada.  Even in balmy Vancouver, the temperatures may go down to -10 degrees C.  You think about the summer and bbq, but that seems so far away.  Armstrong Cheese sent me an email with a few recipes that can grill outside (if you are brave) or inside.  They partnered with Food Network celebrity chef Roger…

Grill Master's Choice White and Red Blends

Quick Review: Grill Master’s Choice White and Red Blends from Chile

 mywinepal  August 24, 2020

While summer is here we are using our bbq’s on the patio.  Here are two cheap and cheerful wines from Chile that were recommended for bbq season to me.  Both are blends; the winery Vina Punti Ferrer ltda does not list the grape varieties in the blends, but I will try to guess.  These wines are on sale, $1 off,…