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The 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

 mywinepal  April 19, 2023

It’s time for our BC wines to be recognized by our peers.  The results from the 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards have been announced. Here is the press release.  Pick up the bottles that won as soon as possible as they will sell out soon! ~~~ (KELOWNA, BC) – April 18, 2023: On April 3 through 5, 2023,…

A selection of sparkling wines for the holidays

Sparkling and Fortified Wines for the Holidays

 mywinepal  November 16, 2022

The holiday season will soon be upon us.  When I turned on a local FM radio station today they were already playing Christmas songs.  It’s time to start stocking up on wines to celebrate with friends and family.  Sparkling wines are often associated with the holidays.  For some people, a nice fortified wine, like a port wine is also appreciated…

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A Few Wines and Food Pairings For Your Valentine’s Day

 mywinepal  January 28, 2022

Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, is quickly approaching, and with it, expectations, such as having a nice meal, whether at home (due to COVID), or out at a restaurant.  Wine is always appreciated with a meal.  Some wines though are viewed more on the romantic side.  I have a few wines for you that I think would be very nice to…

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s 5 Star Rated Wines for 2021

 mywinepal  December 20, 2021

This year, a full year of COVID around us has kept wine tasting to a minimum.  In previous years, I am grateful to be able to attend the Vancouver International Wine Festival where I find many top, five-star wines.  I only attended two Trade tastings, two wine tasting events at Cornucopia, and a few winery tastings on my trip to…

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery and Sonora Room Restaurant

A Quality Wine Tasting at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

 mywinepal  October 12, 2021

It has been many years since I visited Burrowing Owl Estate Winery in person.  I’ve been tasting their wines from home and from Trade Tastings in Vancouver (pre-COVID), and always appreciate the quality of their wines.  When I decided to take a short trip to the south Okanagan, I made a point to visit Burrowing Owl Estate Winery and was…

2021 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards Recognizes the Best in BC Wines

 mywinepal  October 8, 2021

Yesterday was the announcement of winners for the 2021 BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards.  I was very pleased to read that Spearhead Winery won 3 Platinum Medals for 3 different Pinot Noir wines.   Here is the press release about the awards and the winners. ~~~ (KELOWNA, BC) October 8, 2021 – The 2021 BC Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards were announced…

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Hart House Restaurant Dinner Features BC’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

 mywinepal  June 25, 2021

This is going to be a spectacular wine and food pairing between Hart House Restaurant and Burrowing Owl Estate Winery.  Limited tickets so buy asap.  Here is the press release.~~~June 24, 2021 (Vancouver, BC) – On Friday, July 9, 2021, Burnaby’s Hart House Restaurant will host an al fresco dinner with wine pairings from Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. The event…

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MyWinePal’s 2020 Wine Quiz

 mywinepal  December 25, 2020

Do you enjoy quizzes about wine?  I’ve made one here for you, using material from my articles this year.  So if you can’t figure out the answer to a question, open up a second tab in your browser with mywinepal.com and search my articles to find the answer.  Have fun and cheers!

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COVID-19 Precautions at BC Winery Tasting Rooms When You Visit

 mywinepal  June 26, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessening of restrictions people will want to meet and move about.  Dr. Henry has asked people in BC to travel within our province.  During the summer many people travel to the Okanagan where there is an abundance of sun, fresh tree fruits, beaches, and wine.  Other areas across the interior, the Fraser Valley and…

Trans Canada Tasting at #VIWF

VanWineFest 2017 – Trans Canada Tasting

 mywinepal  March 3, 2017

Did you know that there are 671 wineries in Canada, as of Feb 2017?  There are 276 wineries in BC.  There is grape wine being produced in BC, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia.  As part of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, wineries from across Canada were invited to attend, and to celebrate our 150th birthday as a country.  Bringing together…