Tag: Gewurztraminer

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Top 4.5 – 5 Star and 5 Star Wines for 2023

 mywinepal  December 14, 2023

This year I had many terrific wines to taste and review.  Wines that I rate as 5 star I deem as needing nothing to add or subtract.  They are perfect as-is.  I had one wine that reached that status this year so instead of making a separate article for that wine, I am including it in this article.  My 4.5-5…

Township 7 Provenance Series Pinot Gris and 7 Blanc 2022

Quick Review: Township 7 Provenance Series Pinot Gris and 7 Blanc 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 24, 2023

Here are my last two white aromatic BC wines for a while.  The clouds and rain have convinced me that the upcoming wines that I will taste should be red.  The two white wines I have for you are the Township 7 Provenance Series 7 Blanc 2022 and Provenance Series Pinot Gris 2022.  Both wines have grapes coming from the…

Meyer Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2022 and McLean Creek Road Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2022

Dreaming of Sunny Days With BC’s Meyer Chardonnay and Gewurztraminer 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  October 18, 2023

Our generally sunny, warmer than usual weather is holding out in BC, so I opened up two more bottles of white wines to enjoy (Well it was sunny when I opened this wine.  The clouds have now let loose, but you can still have sunny thoughts).  I have BC’s Meyer Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2022 and McLean Creek Road Vineyard Gewurztraminer…

Big Head Wines big Nebuchadnezzar bottles

Be Amazed by Ontario’s Big Head WinesPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 29, 2023

I knew nothing about Ontario’s Big Head Wines until it was suggested to me to visit by Talia Mendelsohn from the Bacchus Group Inc. in Toronto, but this winery in particular truly impressed me with their wines and their winemaking methods.  If you ever get a chance to visit the Niagara region, do not miss visiting Big Head Wines. The…

Hester Creek Ti Amo 2022 and Old Vine Brut 2020 sparkling wines

Two Sparkling Wines from Hester Creek Estate Winery for BC Day

 mywinepal  August 2, 2023

Did you know that Monday, August 7, 2023, is BC Day? On this day, which I assume will be wonderfully sunny, would be great to celebrate with a bottle(s) of BC wine. I have two sparkling wines from Hester Creek Estate Winery that are great on the patio with nibbles as I tried it out myself. I have their Hester…

Tastin' France booklet with wineries listed

Tastin’ France Comes to Vancouver – My Selections

 mywinepal  July 19, 2023

This past week Business France, the national agency to develop the French economy through export growth, brought in several French wineries to Vancouver.  These wineries do not yet have representation in British Columbia.  You currently cannot purchase these wines.  This article is meant for wine agents in BC that are interested in adding more French wines to their portfolio.  Below…

Hester Creek Estate Winery Character White and Old Vine Trebbiano 2022

Hester Creek Character White and Old Vine Trebbiano 2022

 mywinepal  June 22, 2023

Did you know that Hester Creek Estate Winery celebrates 55 years in business this year?  That is quite a feat and offers them some of the oldest vines in British Columbia.  I have two wines for you from Hester Creek.  One is their Old Vine Trebbiano 2022 and the other is their Character White 2022, a blend of 67% Pinot…

BC 2022 Vintage Preview mat with glasses

A Preview of BC’s Vintage 2022 With the Winemakers

 mywinepal  May 24, 2023  2 Comments on A Preview of BC’s Vintage 2022 With the Winemakers

In the late Fall, I interviewed a few BC winemakers about their 2022 harvest, but the wines were still fermenting in tanks, barrels or other vessels.  The winemakers sounded optimistic, thanks to the warm Fall weather.  But how would the wines taste?  This we explored with the following winemakers at the BC Vintage 2022 media preview: Laurent Fadanni, Whispering Horse…

WA and OR wine logos

White and Sparkling Wine Gems From the Northwest Wine Expedition 2023

 mywinepal  April 23, 2023

I and other Trade people were invited to “explore the Pacific Wine Route with us. In the spirit of expedition and discovery, take a page from Lewis and Clark: come taste through the green, gentle slopes of Oregon’s unique beauty, and emerge through Columbia River to find the stern, mighty desert of Washington State…One, powerfully raw. The other, raw power.” …

Data analysis

Grape Popularity Analysis From the 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

 mywinepal  April 20, 2023

In my previous article, I posted The 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards results. But that is just a list.  I was curious to dig deeper into the awards and find out which grape varieties were the most popular.  Here is a data analysis of the results from the Platinum, Gold, and Silver awards combined. We are a cool…