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California Wines

5 California Wines You Should Try That are Not Napa Cabs or Chardonnays

 mywinepal  April 27, 2017

Sometimes California gets pigeon-holed into being thought of only a place for high quality Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines.  But that is not true.  There are many other wines available from California that are very enjoyable.  I attended the latest California Wine Fair here in Vancouver, and spent time trying wines that were not one of those two grape varieties….

My California Wine Fair Picks Canadian Tour 2012

 mywinepal  April 21, 2012

The California Wine Fair 2012 Canadian Tour came to Vancouver this past week.  It is highly anticipated and always delivers.  There were so many wines to try, from what you expect, like Napa Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, but also the unexpected, like a Chenin or a Cabernet Franc.  California has wines of all different styles and at all different price…