Tag: Foxtrot Vineyards

Traditional Thanksgiving

A Few Wine Suggestions for Canadian Thanksgiving 2022

 mywinepal  October 5, 2022

Canadian Thanksgiving is on Monday, October 10, 2022.  You may be making a list of ingredients to buy for your Thanksgiving dinner.  A traditional / historical dinner with turkey or ham, brussel sprouts, yam, and mashed potatoes with gravy.  Or you may go other ways with roast beef, salmon, Beyond Meat, or other meat substitutes.  I like to think of…

Foxtrot Vineyards flight of 2020 Pinot Noirs and a Chardonnay

Sampling Foxtrot Vineyards 2020 Pinot Noirs and Chardonnay

 mywinepal  August 24, 2022  1 Comment on Sampling Foxtrot Vineyards 2020 Pinot Noirs and Chardonnay

2020 was a challenging vintage in the Okanagan, with a wet, cool Spring that resulted in fewer blossoms set to form grapes.  The Summer had average temperatures, not too hot, and a later veraison.  And then the Fall was a great surprise with warm weather and no rain so that the small number of grapes that did form, ripened perfectly…

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Family-Friendly BC Wineries This Summer

 mywinepal  July 16, 2021

Do any BC wineries offer special activities and accommodations for children? While adults sample the latest BC vintages, are there things for children to do like have fun tasting grape juice, frolicking in play areas, visiting with farm animals, and playing outdoor games?  That is what I thought many families would want to know with COVID restrictions on travel lifted…

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COVID-19 Precautions at BC Winery Tasting Rooms When You Visit

 mywinepal  June 26, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessening of restrictions people will want to meet and move about.  Dr. Henry has asked people in BC to travel within our province.  During the summer many people travel to the Okanagan where there is an abundance of sun, fresh tree fruits, beaches, and wine.  Other areas across the interior, the Fraser Valley and…

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Staying Home with Naramata Wines

 mywinepal  March 27, 2020

Are you getting low on your BC wine supply at home?  I think most BC wineries are offering online shopping and delivery of their wines to you.  I was reminded of this by the Naramata Bench Wineries Association.  There is everything you may want here; big bold reds, delicate Pinot Noir, aromatic whites, and cheese! Yes, one winery here also…

Discover the Wines of Canada

VanWineFest 2017 – My Canadian Wine Picks Eh

 mywinepal  March 9, 2017

Canada is a big country, with our wine grape growing areas on the limit of possibility, but at the edges of possibility is where you can make exciting wines, I’ve been told.  In the Festival Tasting Room I spent many hours tasting wines from BC, Ontario, and Nova Scotia, and speaking with the winery principals in attendance.  Below are the…