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MyWinePal’s Top 4.5 – 5 Star and 5 Star Wines for 2023

 mywinepal  December 14, 2023

This year I had many terrific wines to taste and review.  Wines that I rate as 5 star I deem as needing nothing to add or subtract.  They are perfect as-is.  I had one wine that reached that status this year so instead of making a separate article for that wine, I am including it in this article.  My 4.5-5…

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Seminar: California Wines, Eureka in the Glass! at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  May 15, 2023

This seminar at the Vancouver International Wine Festival helped us learn how California’s landscape and climate shape the Golden State and its wines. Each wine we tasted explored a different aspect of California from the coastline to the mountains, with a winery principal talking to us about the wine and the region.  Our Moderator was DJ Kearney while our panelists…

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A Sneak Peek at the Wines of the International Wine Festival 2019

 mywinepal  January 11, 2019

The Vancouver International Wine Festival 2019 starts February 23.  A big part of the festival is attending the International Festival Tasting Room that has 160 wineries attending, pouring a total of 1450 wines.  How do you know which wineries you want to make sure you try?  California is the theme region, so there will be more wineries from there, compared…

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May Wine and Beer Events at the BC Liquor Stores

 mywinepal  April 23, 2018

Here is your inside track to some of the upcoming events in May. Summer is here! We have a variety of exciting events in our stores this month. BC Liquor Stores will be presenting the highly anticipated 2014 California Wine Release. PARK ROYAL NEW ZEALAND: AN INDELIBLE EXPRESSION OF PLACE Friday, May 4th 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. It has been said that…

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CinCin – What to Expect at the VanWineFest 2016

 mywinepal  January 14, 2016

February 20, 2016 is the first day for the Vancouver International Wine Festival this year.  We are just about a month away.  Did you know that the tickets for events are open to the public?  Many events are sold out already, but if you buy sooner rather than later, you still have a chance at other events. One event that…

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Vine Stars from Italy and Around the World at Vancouver International Wine Fest 2016

 mywinepal  January 11, 2016

The Vancouver International Wine Festival 2016 is coming up quickly, and one of the great things about it, is that you can meet winery principals from around the world.  This year, Italy is the theme country, so there will be many winery principals from Italy that you can talk to and have them pour you a glass of their wine,…

My Vancouver International Wine Festival 2013 Event Picks

 mywinepal  January 7, 2013

The tickets are out for the Vancouver International Wine Festival on January 8.  Which events do you attend?  Well I’m here to help.  BTW, I was told there will be 767 #wine selections in #VanWineFest Tasting Room. 1850 total selections in 55 events. 30,000 bottles to open in all. Wow. My Number 1 Suggestion Your number 1 event to attend is the International Festival…