Tag: chardonnay

Two Sisters Vineyards

A Welcome Visit to Ontario’s Two Sisters VineyardsPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 25, 2023  0 Comments on A Welcome Visit to Ontario’s Two Sisters VineyardsPR SAMPLE 

Two Sisters Vineyards by Niagara-on-the-Lake has an imposing, impressive wine-tasting room that also includes a restaurant and wine-making facilities.  Driving up to the winery, I felt like I was watching the primetime TV soap operas, Dynasty or Falcon Crest. Yes, I know I am dating myself.  The main Estate, which opened its doors in November 2014, was inspired by Italian…

Kew Vineyards Blanc de Noirs 2017

Get Sparkling With Ontario’s Kew Vineyards Estate WineryPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 20, 2023  0 Comments on Get Sparkling With Ontario’s Kew Vineyards Estate WineryPR SAMPLE 

While researching wineries I should visit in the Niagara region, I came across Kew Vineyards Estate Winery, which is a little east of Thirty Bench Wine Makers, and specializes in sparkling wine, I had to visit. Their original 1975 plantings are among the oldest in the region.  They have a classy, Old World feel wine tasting room, and make their…

Tyrrell's Wines Lost Block Aged Release Semillon 1997 and Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Summit Reserve Chardonnay 2004 wines

A Peek into the Past With Aged White Wines from BC and Australia

 mywinepal  August 24, 2023  0 Comments on A Peek into the Past With Aged White Wines from BC and Australia

Do you collect wines?  Sometimes a few bottles get pushed to the bottom and you forget about them till one day, several years later, you are searching for a wine and you rediscover these aged bottles of wine.  That did not happen to me, but I do age my wines and sometimes try to save some for a special occasion. …

Hester Creek Ti Amo 2022 and Old Vine Brut 2020 sparkling wines

Two Sparkling Wines from Hester Creek Estate Winery for BC Day

 mywinepal  August 2, 2023

Did you know that Monday, August 7, 2023, is BC Day? On this day, which I assume will be wonderfully sunny, would be great to celebrate with a bottle(s) of BC wine. I have two sparkling wines from Hester Creek Estate Winery that are great on the patio with nibbles as I tried it out myself. I have their Hester…

Yalumba wine labels

How Well Do You Know Australian Wine? Quiz Time.

 mywinepal  July 29, 2023

Australian wines have soared in popularity over the years, captivating the palates of wine enthusiasts worldwide. Renowned for their exceptional quality, distinct flavours, and diverse varieties, Australian wines have carved a formidable place in the global wine market. From a rich and robust Shiraz to an elegant and refreshing Chardonnay, the country’s vineyards boast a wide spectrum of exceptional offerings….

Cult Wine Canada wine tasting

Tasting European Wine with Cult Wine Canada

 mywinepal  July 27, 2023

East meets west at Cult Wine Canada in Vancouver. I attended a small portfolio tasting of Chinese distilled spirits and European wines distributed by Cult Wine Canada.  In this article, I will cover their European wines and in my follow-on article, I will cover the distilled spirit called baijiu.   If you have not heard of Cult Wine Canada, they describe…

Tastin' France booklet with wineries listed

Tastin’ France Comes to Vancouver – My Selections

 mywinepal  July 19, 2023

This past week Business France, the national agency to develop the French economy through export growth, brought in several French wineries to Vancouver.  These wineries do not yet have representation in British Columbia.  You currently cannot purchase these wines.  This article is meant for wine agents in BC that are interested in adding more French wines to their portfolio.  Below…

Mayhem Sparkling White and Rose 2022 wines

Mayhem Sparkling Wines in a Can on Canada Day

 mywinepal  July 2, 2023

On Canada Day, I was trying to drink red and white wine, to match the colours of our flag. But opening two bottles of wine for that is excessive. The solution is to open two cans of wine. Canned wine for “Can”ada Day.  There are so many canned wines now and they come in a perfect sippable size of 250ml….

40 Knots Pinot Gris wine label

White and Sparkling Wines for Summer by 40 Knots Winery

 mywinepal  June 28, 2023

As I was visiting friends on Vancouver Island I decided to drop by 40 Knots Winery in the Comox area.  I visited the winery last year and sampled their wines on the patio.  At this visit, the 2022 white wines have not yet been bottled at 40 Knots Winery but was told that bottling will be happening soon.  So during…

Sergio Maraviera

A Video Interview With Sergio Moraviera From Bodega Huanacache at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 8, 2023

Some wineries at the Vancouver International Wine Festival have over a hundred years of history and others are new with 20-30 years.  Bodega Huanacache is one of the newer wineries coming from Argentina.  Listen to Sergio Moraviera from Bodega Huanacache as he talks with Karl MyWinePal about the winery and the Chardonnay that was poured for me to sip.