Trapiche Broquel Selected Barrels Malbec 2020 and Santa Ana La Mascota Vineyards Malbec 2020

Santa Ana La Mascota Vineyards and Trapiche Broquel Malbecs for Malbec World Day

 mywinepal  April 14, 2023

I have two more Argentinean Malbecs to tell you about in preparation for Malbec World Day on April 17.  The first wine is Bodegas Santa Ana La Mascota Vineyards Malbec 2020 and the second is Trapiche Broquel Selected Barrels Malbec 2020.  Both are from the same vintage.  Do they show similar characteristics?  I noticed that their Diam corks have the…

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BCHF Hospitality Charity Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

 mywinepal  March 18, 2022

Do you work in the hospitality industry in BC? There are several scholarships available to help you in your career through the BC Hospitality Foundation.  Some of the scholarships have a closing date of March 31, 2022, so if you are interested apply by that date.  There are also targeted scholarships for Indigenous and LGBT2Q+ hospitality workers.  Here is the…

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20 Years

Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20th Anniversary Lottery

 mywinepal  January 14, 2022

Here is another way you can help out Hospitality Workers that are sick or injured and need financial support.  Buy Dine Out Vancouver Festival 20th Anniversary Lottery tickets! There are so many prizes and they all look fabulous!  You have to be residing in BC when you buy the tickets.  Here is the press release about the Lottery. ~~~ January…

Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020

Buy Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to Help the BCHF and Enjoy With BBQ

 mywinepal  July 15, 2021

Do you think that a Rose wine can pair with BBQ pork ribs, cornbread, and slaw? I put the Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to the test. It is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Malbec made in the Saignee method. As a reminder from my previous post, $2.50 from the sale of each bottle ($30 per case) will…

Lulu Spritz and Beach Bum Lemon Coconut coolers

Buy Two Summer Sippers to Support BCHF Charity and Sponsors Food & Beverage Scholarships

 mywinepal  May 18, 2021

Last year the BCHF received proceeds from the sales of Lulu Spritz to help those hospitality workers who have medical problems and need support.  This year in addition to Lulu Spritz a new cooler, the BEACH BUM Lemon Coconut, is also available for purchase, and proceeds from its sales will also go to support the BCHF. As I did last…

Corcelettes Winery tasting room

Corcelettes Wine Sales Support BC Hospitality Charity

 mywinepal  April 10, 2021

Here is another way that you can support BC wine and hospitality workers during COVID.  Buy Corcelettes Estate Winery‘s wines and partial proceeds will be donated to the BC Hospitality Foundation.  Here is the press release about how you can participate. ~~~ April 6, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that from April 1st…

BCHF Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria Lottery

Have You Purchased Your Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria – Lottery Tickets?

 mywinepal  January 17, 2021

You can prepare yourself for some post-covid enjoyment and help the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) by buying tickets to their latest online lottery, which is held in conjunction with Destination Greater Victoria and the BC Restaurant & Foodservices Association (BCRFA), Victoria Branch to support Dine Around and Stay in Town Victoria.  The tickets will be on sale from January 14…

BCHF Holiday Giveaway 2020

BC Hospitality Foundation Charity Ends Year with a Fun Giveaway

 mywinepal  November 27, 2020

“It is better to give than to receive” should be the maxim for this post.  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) wants to help you make someone’s day by giving away $25 restaurant gift certificates.  You do need an Instagram account to participate or signup for the BCHF newsletter.  Info below.   ~~~ November 26, 2020 (Vancouver, BC) – At the BC…

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Time To Win and Help the BC Hospitality Foundation Lottery – BC: Our Beautiful Backyard

 mywinepal  October 13, 2020

Imagine working in the service industry where you are meeting with the public and at a higher risk to come into contact with someone with COVID.  What if you have a pre-existing condition that makes COVID outcomes worse?  That is a very real possibility and if you are sick, you could lose your income for an extended period of time.  …