Tag: Croatia

FIFA World Cup

Wines to Celebrate the FIFA World Cup 2022 Winner

 mywinepal  December 9, 2022

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is in the knock-out round.  Already we have the Netherlands and Brasil out of the contest.  The teams left to play are Morocco, Portugal, England, France, Argentina, and Croatia.  All these countries make wine as well as footballers.  So which wine would you drink to celebrate if one of these countries wins?  I would suggest…

A selection of Old World wines at VanWineFest 2022

VanWineFest 2022: My Old World Wine Selections

 mywinepal  May 24, 2022

It’s been two years since we last tasted wines from around the world at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  During COVID grapevines produced grapes and wine was made but may have been a little harder than normal to get workers in the vineyard and in the winery.  Below are my Old World wine selections.  Most of the vintages are 2020…

The villa and winery at Korta Katarina

Celebrate The Wines of Korta Katarina Winery at VanWineFest 2022

 mywinepal  April 11, 2022

Welcome to Korta Katarina Winery from Croatia, who will be participating at the VanWineFest 2022 to be held May 16 to May 22, 2022. Introduction to Korta Katarina Winery From the winery: Korta Katarina Winery is located in Orebić, Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast, about 2 1/2 hours north of Dubrovnik. Orebić has a long and rich maritime history. Over…

VanWineFest 2020 brochure

That’s a Wrap: All My VanWineFest 2020 Articles for You

 mywinepal  March 23, 2020

I was very busy at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020.  There were lots of terrific wines from France and around the world, plus the dinners, seminars, and Masterclasses were top notch.  I worked very hard making tasting notes, interviewing winery principals, and trying to learn more about wine so that I can educate you as well.  Below is a…

ATLAS Steak and Seafood

A Taste of Croatia Wine Dinner at ATLAS Steak and Seafood for VanWineFest 2020

 mywinepal  February 29, 2020

My first official event for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020 was the A TASTE OF CROATIA dinner at Atlas Steak + Fish in Burnaby.  It was quite an event, packed full of people wanting to try Croatian wines.  The food was superb as well.  Let me lead you through the wines and then the food pairings. What do you…

Vancouver International Wine Festival tasting room

Where Will You See Me at VanWineFest 2020?

 mywinepal  February 4, 2020

It’s official.  I’ve received my Media accreditation for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2020.  As part of the accreditation, I will be attending various events.  Besides meeting winery principals and tasting their wines, I’m always happy to chat with anyone that has an interest in wine.  So if you are going to attend some events this year, remember France is…

VanWineFest 2020 logo

My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

 mywinepal  January 5, 2020  2 Comments on My VanWineFest 2020 Public Events Selections

Tickets to the Vancouver International Wine Festival events sell very quickly and you can miss out on some great events.  All Festival events are very good but depend on what you are interested in doing, like attending a dinner, a seminar, or a mingler.  I thought I’d give you my suggestions, based on my interests in seminars and dinners primarily,…