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Champagne bubbles by Gaetan Lee via Wikimedia Commons

Champagne for Valentine’s Day?

 mywinepal  February 5, 2021

With COVID and having to stay at home, you may want to splurge a bit and buy a bottle of Champagne to celebrate with your significant other on Valentine’s Day.  There are many different bottles of Champagne that you can purchase here in BC, from BC government liquor stores as well as many private wine shops.  One of my favourite…

New Years Eve and sparkling wine

A Few Sparkling Wine Recommendations for New Years Eve

 mywinepal  December 28, 2020

As 2020 has been a disaster, we really should be toasting with a bottle of sparkling wine on New Year’s Eve to welcome 2021.  Well, 2021 was not much better.  Still had to keep to your bubble.  I only attended 2 Trade tastings and no sparkling wines were on the list.  Here are a few sparkling wines that I tried…

Select Wines Portfolio tasting

A Few Portfolio Gems from Select Wines Portfolio Tasting

 mywinepal  September 27, 2015

It is always a special time when a wine agency opens their portfolio of wines for you to taste, review, and recommend.  This past week I had a chance to try the wines from Select Wines’ annual portfolio tasting.  With any tasting of this magnitude there will always be more wines than time to taste them.  I try my best…

A selection of Champagne de Venoge on ice

Need a Sparkling Wine for the Holidays?

 mywinepal  December 23, 2013

Over the past year, I’ve been lucky to try sparkling wine from around the world through various trade tastings. I’d like to share my favourite sparkling wines with you from 2013, so that you can enjoy them too for the holidays and of course New Year’s eve. Cheers! French Champagne Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial NV, France ($71.99) – Off…


My Wine Suggestions for the Holidays 2013

 mywinepal  November 28, 2013  1 Comment on My Wine Suggestions for the Holidays 2013

Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to try many wines from around the world, in many different styles.  Out of my recommendations from the year, here are my picks that I think will make the holiday season more festive.  I tried to pick wines from most price points and all corners of the world. I also only picked…