Tag: BCWine

Blasted Church Vineyards Merlot 2021

Enjoying Blasted Church Vineyards Merlot 2021 with Thanksgiving Steak DinnerPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 13, 2023

Not everyone likes turkey for their Thanksgiving meal or other holiday meal.  In case you are one of those people, I offer grilled striploin steak paired with BC’s Blasted Church Vineyards Merlot 2021.  Let me tell you about the wine first and then the food and wine holiday pairing. My Wine Tasting Notes Blasted Church Vineyards Merlot 2021 (BC $34)…

Mayhem Wines Naramata Bench Riesling 2022 and Okanagan Valley Cabernet Merlot 2021

Sampling BC’s Mayhem Wines Riesling 2022 and Cabernet Merlot 2021PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 10, 2023

BC’s Mayhem Wines‘ wines are a treat for me.  Not causing Mayhem but pleasure and enjoyment.  I have two bottles of enjoyment to share with you; Mayhem Wines Naramata Bench Riesling 2022 and Okanagan Valley Cabernet Merlot 2021.  2022 was cooler to start but a long growing season producing quality fruit.  2021 was challenging with major forest fires followed by…

Thanksgiving dinner

Some Canadian Wines to Enjoy With Your Thanksgiving Dinner

 mywinepal  October 6, 2023

This weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving.  I looked back at the past few months this year to see what current BC and Ontario wines might be a good match for a roast turkey or ham dinner.  Below are wines from both provinces that I think would be good pairings. BC Wines High Note Estate Winery Soubrette Pinot Grigio 2022 – this…

Township 7 seven stars Aurora 2019

A Sparkling Day With BC’s Township 7 seven stars Aurora 2019PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 4, 2023

Sparkling wine is a pleasure, whether you are happy or sad, the sun is shining or rain is washing away summer’s leaves.  I had the pleasure of opening a bottle of Township 7 seven stars Aurora 2019 sparkling wine, for ClubSEVEN Members only.  This sparkling wine is a Blanc de Noir, made from 100% Pinot Noir fruit from Stoneridge Vineyard,…

Hester Creek Estate Winery Cabernet Franc Rosé and Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Estate Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Two Expressive BC Wines To Entice Your PalatePR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 2, 2023

Today I decided to pull two bottles that I received from two different wineries.  Not because they were the same grape variety or style, but because I enjoy the wines from these wineries and I was interested to taste these two wines.  Sauvignon Blanc is a refreshing white wine with bright acidity.  Rosé wines as well can also be, but…

Carter Wine Company Rosé Nest 2019 and Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020

Quick Review: BC’s Carter Wine Company Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020 and Rosé Nest 2019PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 27, 2023

I have two wines from Carter Wine Company in the Okanagan to review for you.  The first is their Rosé Nest 2019, a blend.  I will check on the grape varieties used, but I am guessing red and white grapes were in the mix.  The other wine I have to review is their Ehrenfelser Riesling 2020.  In case you have…

Township 7 Provenance Series Rosé 2022 and Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Keep Summer in Mind with Township 7 Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 6, 2023

Yes, it is still summer, even though the calendar says September.  We can keep a summer mindset by drinking fresh crisp wines, like these two BC wines from Township 7 Vineyards & Winery.  I received their Township 7 Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc 2022 and their Provenance Series Rosé 2022 to taste and review for you. Both wines are under screwcap…

Carter Wine Company The Hawk 2016 and Lemberger Merlot 2017

Tasting Carter Wine Company Lemberger Merlot 2017 and The Hawk 2016PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 4, 2023

It’s September, so let’s start looking for red wines to enjoy as the nights get longer and the weather gets cooler.  I have two red blends from the Carter Wine Company in Okanagan Falls.  Carter Wine Company The Hawk 2016, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc, and Carter Wine Company Lemberger Merlot 2017.  The grapes for both…

French Door Estate Winery's héritage French Blend 2020

Try French Door Estate Winery heritage French Red Blend 2020, C’est Magnifique!PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 31, 2023

Pascal Madevon, a Bordeaux-trained winemaker who now calls BC home, brings his skills to make a magnificent red blend wine for the Okanagan’s French Door Estate Winery. The winery was founded in 2019 and is already producing impressive wines.  I received a bottle of French Door Estate Winery’s héritage French Blend 2020, which contains just about every major red Bordeaux…

High Note Estate Winery Soubrette Pinot Grigio and Continuo Rosado 2022

Starting on a High Note With First Vintage Rosado and Pinot Gris 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 25, 2023

August 10, 2023, was the Grand Opening of the High Note Estate Winery, a new Mediterranean-inspired property located on the Naramata Bench. The winery is surrounded by a small three-acre picturesque vineyard, planted predominantly to Pinot Grigio. The winery will present a taste of the Mediterranean through wines influenced by the vibrant seaside villages of Italy. The wines are made…