Tag: cheese

Chateáu La Coste Rosé, Fiol Prosecco Extra Dry, Champagne Roederer Collection 243, Church & State Wines Blanc de Blancs 2018, and Gérard Bertrand Cote des Roses Rosé x Cepe 2022 wines

Enjoy Sparkling and Rose Wines on Valentine’s DayPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  February 6, 2024

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day by indulging in a delightful experience of sharing sparkling or rosé wines with your significant other. The effervescence of sparkling wines mirrors the joy and excitement of love, making it an ideal choice for a romantic evening.  The light and refreshing nature of sparkling wine and the delicate bubbles on your palate will enhance the…

Hester Creek Estate Winery Merlot 2022 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2021

Hester Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 and Merlot 2022 for the HolidaysPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  December 18, 2023

I have two bigger red BC wines for you to consider for your holiday festivities: Hester Creek Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 and their Merlot 2022.  Let me tell you about them.  Did you notice the difference in the labels?  The Cabernet Sauvignon label has extra info about the wine. This wine is from their Storied Series, so each label…

Rara Avis Fortified Haskap Wine with wine in glass

Rara Avis Fortified Haskap Wine for the HolidaysPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  December 5, 2023

If you enjoy sipping fortified wines, such as Port, over the holidays and through the cold winter, I have an option you may want to consider.  BC-made, Rara Avis, an organic, fortified haskap berry wine.  Produced at Kalala Organic Estate Winery for Saraya Natural Products Ltd.  Haskap berries are a group of berries that contain high levels of healthful nutrients,…

Cheese plate with wines

Welcome National Cheese Day on June 4 Plus Some Wine Pairings

 mywinepal  June 1, 2023

Let’s welcome National Cheese Day happening on June 4, a celebration of one of the most beloved and diverse food items around the world. On this special day, cheese enthusiasts come together to honour the rich history and flavours of this delectable dairy product. Dating back thousands of years, cheese-making techniques have evolved and given rise to countless varieties, each…

Wine Time book cover

Book Review: Wine Time: 70+ Recipes for Simple Bites That Pair Perfectly With Wine

 mywinepal  February 1, 2023

Barbara Scott-Goodman is “a cookbook author, food writer, and content creator and an art director and designer of cookbooks, lifestyle books, food publications, videos, and websites…” and I am glad I stumbled across her book, Wine Time: 70+ Recipes for Simple Bits That Pair Perfectly With Wine.  Have you ever been invited to a party and asked to bring an…

Blue Mountain Vineyards and Cellars Brut and Brut Rosé sparkling wines

Enjoy Two Sparkling Wines from Blue Mountain Vineyards for the Holidays

 mywinepal  December 17, 2022

With Christmas just a week away as well as other holidays happening this month, I have been trying to taste as many holiday-worthy wines as possible to pass along to you.  If you like sparkling wine, here are two quality wines from Blue Mountain Vineyards and Cellars from Okanagan Falls. The 2018 Brut Rosé R.D. is a blend of 70%…

Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay 2020 and La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir Rose 2019

Summertime with Kendall-Jackson and La Crema Wines from California

 mywinepal  July 7, 2022

Summertime is a time we should be spending outside on our patios bbqing or maybe out at the beach or a park picnicking. White wines and Rose wines are typically good choices when the weather is hot and sunny. A plate of cheese appetizers, roasted chicken or grilled fish are a few pairings that you could try. I have two…

Cono Sur Pinot Noir Organic and Rosé 2020

Cono Sur Pinot Noir Two Ways for You to Enjoy

 mywinepal  November 26, 2021

Today I have two wines from Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery in Chile made from the Pinot Noir grape.  Their Cono Sur Pinot Noir Organic 2020, which is vegan and certified organic, and their Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir Rosé 2020 comes in a 1-litre bottle. Both are available at BC Liquor stores.  The Rosé is on sale currently at…

Thanksgiving and Champagne pairings credit Champagne Bureau, USA

Pairing Champagne for the US Thanksgiving and for Our Christmas Holidays

 mywinepal  November 14, 2021

Thanksgiving in the USA is coming up on November 25, 2021.  I have many American readers of mywinepal.com, so I thought I would share some Champagne pairings with Thanksgiving meals that I received from the Champagne Bureau USA.  Many of us will have similar dishes for our Christmas dinners, so the pairings for Thanksgiving will work for Christmas as well.  …

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Estate Cuvee Pinot Noir 2019

Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Estate Cuvee Pinot Noir 2019

 mywinepal  November 11, 2021

You probably are well aware of Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars sparkling wines, but they also produce several still ones.  I’m tasting their Estate Cuvee Pinot Noir 2019 and it is quite an elegant wine that can easily age another 3-4 years before you open it and enjoy it with a bit more bottle age. My Wine Tasting Notes Blue…