Tag: chardonnay

Enjoy a Glass of Burgundy with Maison Joseph Drouhin at VanWineFest 2020

Joseph Drouhin family

Let’s welcome Maison Joseph Drouhin from Burgundy to the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  Read about this winery’s long history and the wines that they will be pouring for us, in their own words. About Maison Joseph Drouhin With close to…

Celebrate VanWineFest 2020 with Taittinger Champagne

Taittinger logo

Let’s welcome Taittinger and their beautiful Champagne to VanWineFest.  Hear them talk about their history and wines they will be pouring for us. About TAITTINGER The Taittinger family has managed the Champagne House for nearly a century. Its aim has…

Have You Tried Bordertown Winery’s Wines with Indian Cuisine?

Copper Chimney Indian Grill & Bar and Bordertown Cider & Winery

Copper Chimney Indian Grill & Bar has been serving up tasty Indian food in downtown Vancouver for several years.  I have had the pleasure of eating at Copper Chimney before and was recently invited to a food and wine pairing…

Tasty Social Wines in our Backyard from Backyard Vineyards

Backyard Vineyards Social wine label

Backyard Vineyards is a winery that you may not have heard about, but they are located so close by if you live in the Vancouver lower mainland.  Their winery and tasting room is in Langley.  I’ve visited them for many…

Celebrate the Wines of Gérard Bertrand at VanWineFest 2020

Gérard Bertrand in the estate of Cigalus – Photo credit Marie Orsmières

Welcome to Gérard Bertrand and the Gérard Bertrand Group who will be at the VanWineFest 2020.  Read about their history and wines in their own words. Introducing Gérard Bertrand In 1975, Georges Bertrand introduced his son, Gérard, to harvesting on…

A Few BC Wines to Celebrate with for Thanksgiving 2019

Traditional Thanksgiving

The world seems to have gone crazy, plus we have a Federal election in Canada.  It is fortunate that Thanksgiving is coming up this long weekend so we can get together with family and friends, and celebrate what good things…

A Few Wine Gems from the Trialto Portfolio Tasting

2019 Trialto Portfolio tasting

Wine agencies attend various trade events where they show their wines alongside other agencies.  But to be able to better tell their story about these wines these agencies usually have a portfolio tasting once a year where various winery principals…

Getting Insights on Argentinean Malbec and More with Alberto Arizu from Luigi Bosca

Luigi Bosca Malbec 2016 and Malbec Terroir Los Miradores 2016 in glasses for us to taste

The Luigi Bosca family has a 120 history of growing grapes and producing wines in Mendoza, Argentina.  Alberto Arizu the great-grandson for the Luigi Bosca winery spoke to us today about the history of the winery, the family, and the…

MyWinePal Summer Road Trip Visit to Privato Vineyard and Winery

Ripe Pinot Noir grapes at Privato Vineyard and Winery in Kamloops

Privato Vineyard & Winery is about as far north as you can get in BC for growing vitis vinifera.  In an earlier visit to Kamloops, I was told by owners John and Debbie Woodward that the hills to the north…