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Have You Tried the New Routes on Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive?

 mywinepal  May 26, 2023

Did you know that Bottleneck Drive around Summerland has three driving routes along with which wineries, cideries, breweries, and distilleries are on each route?  You can drive each route on a separate day and have a fun long weekend.  Here is the press release from the Bottleneck Drive Association about the three routes plus a map showing the routes and…

EXPLORE BC Peach Farmhouse Ale

Kick Off October’s BC Craft Beer Month with EXPLORE BC Peach Farmhouse Ale

 mywinepal  October 4, 2022

Have you ever tried BC craft beer that has some fruit flavour, like peaches?  I enjoy that mix of fruitiness with the hops in the beer.  We have a special limited-edition beer to enjoy in BC called the EXPLORE BC Peach Farmhouse Ale.  Press release below.  Enjoy. ~~~ October 3, 2022 (Vancouver, B.C.): The EXPLORE BC Beer Series, brought to…

Two New Ale Trails featuring Northeast and Northwest BC Craft Breweries

Two New Ale Trails featuring Northeast and Northwest BC Craft Breweries Launch December 20

 mywinepal  December 20, 2021

If you are snowshoeing in Northern BC and working up a thirst for BC craft beer, there are now two BC Ale Trails for you to follow.  Here is the press release. ~~~ December 20, Vancouver BC – BC Ale Trail has made it easier for beer-lovers to explore the far reaches of the province, with the launch of two new…

Karl MyWinePal at the Burrowing Owl Estate Winery vineyards

MyWinePal Wine Article Coverage and More for 2021

 mywinepal  December 13, 2021

Have you ever wondered how much work you’ve done in a year on your job or hobby?  I’ve written many wine articles this year, and in previous years, but never really counted to see how many articles I’ve written and how to classify them.  I thought I’d try it this year and see if there are any surprises.  For most…

BC Ale Trail New Season al Beers for Winter

BC Craft Breweries Warm Up Winter with a Selection of New Seasonal Beers

 mywinepal  December 9, 2021

In case you or a family or friend would like a beer during the holidays, here are some new BC beers for you. Some are quite strong, up at 8.5%.   A press release from the BC Ale Trail. ~~~ December 8, 2021 (Vancouver, BC): As the nights get colder and darker, so too do the unique and boutique beers produced…

Ale Trail North of the Fraser

The North of the Fraser Ale Trail Launches October 28, 2021

 mywinepal  October 26, 2021

As craft breweries spread across BC, we get more “BC Ale Trails“.  The latest one, starts on October 28, featuring 11 breweries across New Westminster, Burnaby, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.  With the Fall and Winter upcoming, finding something to do indoors is a good idea.  Why not visit the breweries listed below?  The press release follows. ~~~ New ale trail…

Barry Benson from R&B Brewing sm (credit Brian K Smith)

Vancouver’s R&B Brewing Tapped as BC Ale Trail’s ‘Best Brewery Experience’ for 2021

 mywinepal  October 13, 2021

Have you ever tried craft beer from Vancouver’s R&B Brewing?  If you haven’t, this announcement about them, they were just awarded the BC Ale Trail’s Best Brewery Experience Award for 2021. Read the press release about this award, and consider trying R&B Brewing’s beers. ~~~ October 12, 2021 (Vancouver, BC): The beer-drinking people have spoken. After counting more than 18,831 votes…

Holiday Gift Basket from thebasket.com

Thebcbasket.Com Releases Their Holiday Gift Basket, Made Up Entirely Of BC Products

 mywinepal  September 27, 2021

Are you thinking about what to purchase for family or friends over the Christmas or other upcoming holidays?  Why not support BC wineries, cideries, spirits, and other BC businesses that offer foodie goodies?  Here is a press release about holiday gift baskets filled with BC products. ~~~ Thebcbasket.com has just released their holiday gift basket for pre-order. The perfect way…

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, some of BC’s best craft beers

Festbiers and Fresh Hops and Märzens, Oh My! Fall for some of BC’s Best Craft Beers

 mywinepal  September 22, 2021

As we change seasons we tend to change the types of wines we drink, e.g. more full-bodied reds, but we may also change into fuller-bodied beers.  Here is a press release about a bunch of new craft BC beers you can enjoy this Fall. ~~~ Vancouver, BC (September 22, 2021) – There’s a chill in the air and an abundance of…

Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose and BBQ Pairing

Try Mayne Island Brewing Co. Pacific Gose to Help Support Tahlequah the Orca

 mywinepal  June 21, 2021

To help support our orcas, the POD PACK 2021, 4 craft beers from 4 Vancouver Island breweries are produced, with a portion of sales going Pacific Salmon Foundation to support wild BC salmon stocks, a food source for orcas. Today I opened the Mayne Island Brewing Co Pacific Gose for Tahlequah the orca. This is the last of the 4…