Tag: Château Des Charmes

Ontario wines for gifts

Why Canadian Red Wines Are the Perfect Choice for Your Next GiftSponsored 

 mywinepal  March 11, 2024

When it comes to selecting the ideal gift for a party or special occasion, Canadian red wines stand out as a delightful choice that combines quality, versatility, and a touch of patriotism. With our unique characteristics shaped by cooler climates and a growing appreciation for local produce, Canadian red wines offer an exceptional experience that’s worth sharing. Here’s why Canadian…

Ontario grape harvest 2019

3 Ontario Winemakers Share their 2019 Harvest Experiences

 mywinepal  December 6, 2019

This is my second year interviewing winemakers in Ontario about their latest grape harvest and wine production.  To get a more complete picture of the harvest I asked the following questions to three winemakers in three different grape growing regions of southern Ontario, which should have some differences in climate and harvest.  The three winemakers I interviewed this year are:…

Blind tasting Chardonnay for the Soil Smackdown

The School of Cool: Wine Tasting Notes from the i4C

 mywinepal  August 15, 2017

As promised I have enclosed my tasting notes for the wines I sampled at the three International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration seminars.  Many of these Chardonnay come from Ontario, but there are also wines from BC, California, Chile, France and more.  My notes are not as detailed as notes I make from my structured tastings at home, but should give…

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…