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BC wine for the holidays

BC Winery Special Offers for the 2022 Holiday Season

 mywinepal  October 3, 2022

With the Holiday Season coming up soon, you may want to celebrate it with BC wine.  I compiled a list of BC wineries that have special offers for you of their wines for the months of October and November.  Stock up as you can never have enough good wine.  Check in to this article over the next while as more…

Turkey dinner with a glass of McWatters Collection Chardonnay 2020 wine

McWatters Collection Chardonnay 2020 For Christmas Dinner

 mywinepal  December 25, 2021

Today I wanted to try a rich oaked Chardonnay from BC to go with my roast turkey dinner for the Christmas holidays so I opened a bottle of McWatters Collection Chardonnay 2020 and was not disappointed.  My Wine Tasting Notes McWatters Collection Chardonnay 2020 (BC $34.99) From the winery website, the “Grapes were hand-sorted then whole bunch pressed from two…

Christmas Dinner to Go at Provence Marinaside (PC Emrys Horton, EPH Photography EPH6441)

Eat, Drink and Be Merry at Provence Marinaside

 mywinepal  November 25, 2021

Here is another suggestion for your holiday meals from Provence Marinaside.  Check out their press release. ~~~ (Vancouver, BC) – Like the pop of a champagne cork, the holiday season is suddenly upon us. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa or none of these, this is the time of year when people gather to eat, drink and…

PICAchef holiday meal with turkey sm (Photo courtesy Michelle Lan)

Pacific Institute Of Culinary Arts Announces Holiday Dinner To-Go Menus

 mywinepal  November 23, 2021

Do you enjoy Christmas, or other holiday, dinner, but would rather not cook it yourself?  Why not get the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts make your holiday dinner for you?  Their press release is below.  I don’t see any wine listed, but consider BC wines.  A nice BC lightly oaked Chardonnay or juicy Merlot would fit the bill.  Or go…

Sparkling wine for the holidays (Image by Alexandr Podvalny from Pixabay)

November & December Holidays BC Wine Deals

 mywinepal  November 18, 2021

Do you gift BC wine to others, or for yourself, during the upcoming holidays?  I reached out to our BC wineries asking what deals they are offering people for the holidays.  Here is my list. If there are any other BC wineries that would like their holiday offerings added to my list, please comment below or email contact@mywinepal.com. ~~~ Hillside…

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.  …

Holiday Gift Basket from thebasket.com

Thebcbasket.Com Releases Their Holiday Gift Basket, Made Up Entirely Of BC Products

 mywinepal  September 27, 2021

Are you thinking about what to purchase for family or friends over the Christmas or other upcoming holidays?  Why not support BC wineries, cideries, spirits, and other BC businesses that offer foodie goodies?  Here is a press release about holiday gift baskets filled with BC products. ~~~ Thebcbasket.com has just released their holiday gift basket for pre-order. The perfect way…

Holiday Themed Beers from BC Ale Trail

Tis The Season for Holiday-Themed Beers on the BC Ale Trail

 mywinepal  December 7, 2020

In case you enjoy beer as well as wine, I received this press release from the BC Ale Trail with a lineup of very interesting holiday themed beer.  Pick up a 6 pack or more for the holidays and enjoy. ~~~ December 7, 2020, Victoria, BC – With the arrival of December, many craft breweries in British Columbia are beginning to…

Belvedere Bespoke

Personalized Bottle Engravings at BC Liquor Stores

 mywinepal  November 29, 2020

In case you are wondering what to buy someone that has everything, how about a personalized engraved wine or spirits bottle?  Select BC Liquor Stores are offering this service.  Here is their announcement.  Enjoy! ~~~ BELVEDERE BESPOKE AND MOËT & CHANDON BOTTLE PERSONALIZATIONSaturday, December 5 and December 121:00pm to 5:00pm | 39TH & CAMBIEGive the perfect gift this holiday season with…

Chocolate ornaments from Temper Chocolate & Pastry

Temper Chocolate And Pastry Celebrates The Holidays With Signature Chocolate Showpieces, Festive Cakes And Confections

 mywinepal  November 21, 2020

Have you ever tried the pastries or chocolates from Temper Chocolate and Pastry?  You should.  They are delicious and currently they are preparing their holiday pastries and chocolates.  I have enjoyed tasting their previous holiday pastries and chocolates, with wine of course, and it was fabulous.  Below is the announcement of their latest holiday creations.  Enjoy. ~~~West Vancouver patisserie introduces…