Tag: Dona Paula

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Talking Malbec With Martin Kaiser from Dona Paula at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 22, 2023

I was pleased to meet Martin Kaiser, Deputy Director of Viticulture and Enology from Doña Paula in Argentina at VanWineFest 2023 to learn about their winery and the Malbec wines they were pouring at the Festival.  Enjoy the video.

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Argentina Wineries & Principals at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

 mywinepal  April 2, 2023

When you attend the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2023 this month, the International Festival Tasting Room will have winery principals attending.  You have a chance to talk to them about their winery and their wines.  This is an opportunity you should not pass up.  Why did a winery make a sparkling wine or used whole-cluster fermentation for a wine, etc? …

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VanWineFest 2023 – An International Wine Preview

 mywinepal  March 20, 2023

The Vancouver International Wine Festival 2023 is almost a month away.  Media were invited to a preview of some of the wines that will be available at the Festival.  Here are a few wines that I quite enjoyed and you may want to try.  The Theme Region this year is South America, so you will be able to try wines…

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Free BC Liquor Store Events in August Feature Wines of Argentina

 mywinepal  July 27, 2018

If you are a lover of Argentinean wines, or maybe want to learn more about them, in particular, Malbec, then you may want to attend one of these free events by the BC Liquor Stores in August. Below is the press release about their upcoming Wines of Argentina tastings.  Plus read about their online contest!  Enjoy. ~~~ July 26, 2018…

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MyWinePal Top 5 Star Rated Wines for 2016

 mywinepal  December 26, 2016

This past year I tasted a tremendous number of wines from around the world, but some wines really resonated with me.  It may have been the great balance of fruit, sugar, acidity for a white wine, or the fruit, tannins and minerality in a red wine, or something else. Something that made the wine stand above the other wines.  Could…

A Few Wine Gems from the Mark Anthony Portfolio 2016

 mywinepal  October 2, 2016

A wine agent’s portfolio tasting typically gives you the chance to try both listed as well as spec wines; wines that may only show up in specialty wine shops or restaurants, in limited quantities.  I have been to Mark Anthony Wine and Spirits‘ portfolio tasting now for a few years, and I am always very impressed by the wineries that…

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Value Priced South American Wines for the Holidays from Terra Andina

 mywinepal  December 10, 2013

Have you tried any wine from Brasil before?  Did you know that there are wineries in Brasil?  You may think of the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema in Rio de Janiero, but if you go to the cooler climate in Southern Brasil you will find vineyards that were started by European settlers in the 1500s and continues today. I received…

Try 12 New Wines for 2013 – The First Quarter

 mywinepal  January 17, 2013  2 Comments on Try 12 New Wines for 2013 – The First Quarter

This is not a New Years Resolution. It is too late in January for that.  What this is, is a suggested list of wines, or styles of wines, that you may want to consider trying.  Maybe you have never tried wines from Argentina? Why not?  With my list below, I give some reasons you may want to try these wines. …