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MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s 5 Star Wine for 2022

 mywinepal  December 20, 2022

What are the characteristics of a wine that I rate at 5-stars?   It is a wine that shows good fruit flavour characteristics, is very balanced between fruit/acidity/tannins/sugar (differences between red/white/sparkling/fortified wines), has good structure and longer length, and possible aging potential (4-stars), plus has some special characteristics, which could include minerality, superb balance and length, typicity of place, excellent aging…

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. masterclass

Attending a Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Masterclass

 mywinepal  February 25, 2022

Today was the best way to start my first Trade Tasting for 2022; a Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Masterclass led by wine writer, educator, judge and speaker Michaela Morris, DipWSET, VIA Certified Italian Wine Expert.  We had 8 Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. to taste at different levels of dryness.  But before we tasted these wines Michaela provided us with some…

VanWineFest 2017 – 15 Wine Picks from Around the World

 mywinepal  March 11, 2017

Beside the theme country every year in the Festival Tasting room of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there are all the other wineries from countries around the world offering their wines for you to try.  Below are 15 wines that I thought were excellent.  Some may be in BC liquor stores and others may have only been available during the Festival….