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Closing VanWineFest 2023 with Sabor Sudamericano

 mywinepal  May 21, 2023

On my last day at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2023, I attended the Sabor Sudamericano grazing lunch where all participating South American wineries gathered and poured their wines by a selection of South American dishes were being served, and we listened to live music by a Latin band.  It was the best way to end the Festival in my…

VanWineFest 2017 – 15 Wine Picks from Around the World

 mywinepal  March 11, 2017

Beside the theme country every year in the Festival Tasting room of the Vancouver International Wine Festival, there are all the other wineries from countries around the world offering their wines for you to try.  Below are 15 wines that I thought were excellent.  Some may be in BC liquor stores and others may have only been available during the Festival….

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TED2016, Sustainability and Chilean Wine

 mywinepal  February 19, 2016

In conjunction with TED2016, held here in Vancouver, the Wines of Chile participated by bringing some wines for us to try.  These wines though represent sustainable initiatives taken by these wineries. In Chile there is a sustainability code that a winery can be certified for through a 3-tier qualification process.  While not all Chilean wineries are sustainable, the goal is…

Wines of Chile – Terroir Seminar 2013 @WoC_CanadaWest

 mywinepal  June 4, 2013

Chile is a fascinating country, with climate and terrain that vary from the Atacama desert in the north to glaciers in Patagonia to the south, and everything in between!  From Wikipedia I learned that by surface 80% of South America’s glaciers lie in Chile.  Then there are the Andes Mountains, which controls/modifies the weather coming in from the Pacific Ocean.  With…

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. …

My Chilean Wine Picks Reviews #VPIWF 2012

 mywinepal  March 6, 2012

Last week the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival finished, and more work began for me.  Last week was about tasting the wines from Chile and from many other wineries around the world.  This week starts my writing my experiences in seminars and in the International Festival Tasting room. I made the following recommendations for Chilean wines that I had tried…

Meet Some Wine Superstars from the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fest

 mywinepal  February 7, 2012

One of the great things about the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival is that you can meet winery principals either at a wine maker dinner, a seminar, or at their winery’s table at the International Festival Tasting room.  In case you don’t know who will be attending the Festival this year, here is some background on a few of the…