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BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

 mywinepal  March 20, 2021

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the finest wine regions of the world. For spirits, BC Liquor Stores will feature whiskies from the most iconic distilleries in…

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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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My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

 mywinepal  January 5, 2020  2 Comments on My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

Tickets to the Vancouver International Wine Festival events sell very quickly and you can miss out on some great events.  All Festival events are very good but depend on what you are interested in doing, like attending a dinner, a seminar, or a mingler.  I thought I’d give you my suggestions, based on my interests in seminars and dinners primarily,…

Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône

Put this Rhône Festival on Your Bucket List – For the Wine Trade

 mywinepal  February 9, 2017

Rhone, there is so much to discover, from scintillating Syrah, to ripe summer fruits from Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne, to full-bodied, ripe red and black fruit blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape.  I’ve travelled twice to France and both times I stopped in the Rhone Valley.  To see the Tain Hermitage hill, to get a chance to walk the hill and overlook Cornas…

A Tasting at M. Chapoutier Part 2 – Prestige and Fac & Spera

 mywinepal  July 16, 2011

In Part 1 of my Tasting at M. Chapoutier, I introduced you to the winery and my view standing on the Hermitage hill overlooking other surround appellations. It was an excellent tour of the Hermitage vineyard, followed by an extensive tasting of their wines.  In Part 1, I gave you my tasting notes about Chapoutier’s Tradition level of wines.  And…

A Tasting at M. Chapoutier Part 1- Fac et Spera

 mywinepal  July 11, 2011  1 Comment on A Tasting at M. Chapoutier Part 1- Fac et Spera

One of my overall favourite wineries in the world is M. Chapoutier.  Like Domaine Huet, that I wrote about earlier, M. Chapoutier, is also a biodynamic winery.  I arrived at the winery around 10:30am.  Already hot and sunny in the Rhone Valley.  I was met by Mr. Samuel “Sam” Boissy.  To better understand the wines I would soon be tasting,…

MyWinePal Attends Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fair – Part 2

 mywinepal  September 26, 2010

In Part 1 of my attendance at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fair, I reviewed wines of New Zealand and Argentina. Here in Part 2, I’ll cover the rest of the world (or at least parts that I had a chance to taste)! If you like Italian wines, Altesino is a nice coice. I particularly liked their Brunello di Montalcino…