Tag: biodynamic

My Interview with Michel Gassier from Domaine Gassier

Karl MyWinePal with Michel Gassier interview

Many of us are familiar with the wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhone Valley, but there are many sub-regions, which have their own Appellation d’origine Contrôlée (AOC) that produce quality wines at reasonable prices.  Many of the…

Have You Tried Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from AOC Ventoux?

Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019

Today I am pleased to open and taste a bottle of Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from the Ventoux AOC. A wine made with 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. I will be interviewing one of the owners, Frédéric Chaudière, about…

4 +1 Alsatian Wineries Looking to Delight Canadians

Alsatian Wines to Review

Do you enjoy Alsatian wines?  They are very food-friendly, with Riesling being the best-known grape from the region.  There are also other aromatic white varieties, like Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Gewurztraminer, and now Pinot Noir is becoming more widely…

Organic Cabernet Sauvignon or Franc for Your Pleasure from Summerhill

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Cabernet Franc 2018 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

I have two organic Cabernet wines for you from Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna. I received their 2019 Organic Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2018 Organic Cabernet Franc to taste and review. The wines after being made were aged for some…

2 Inaugural Biodynamic White Wines from Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Estate Grown Biodynamic Muscat and Chardonnay 2020

After interviewing Ezra Cipes from Summerhill Pyramid Winery about the inaugural release of their Biodynamic 2020 Muscat and Chardonnay wines, I was very excited to receive these wines to taste and review for you. The grapes come from their estate…

My Interview With Ezra Cipes at Summerhill – Being Biodynamic and More

Ezra Cipes (Image courtesy Summerhill Pyramid Winery)

This is my third interview with Ezra Cipes, CEO of Summerhill Pyramid Winery.  His family has a long history in the BC wine industry and has been leading in organic, and now biodynamic agriculture, in my opinion.  Ezra is also…

The Quandry and Consequence of Tasting Wines from Ramification Cellars

Ramification Cellars Consequence Rose 2018 and Quandry Pinot Gris 2018

Today I’m pleased to enjoy the Quandry and Consequence of tasting wines from Ramification Cellars.  Ramification Cellars is a new winery located right along Vaseux Lake, between Oliver and Okanagan Falls. They note that their wines show the magic of Vaseux…