Tag: Harper’s Trail

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A Few Canada Day Wine Suggestions

 mywinepal  July 1, 2022

The Canada Day long weekend celebration is on with picnics and bbqs and generally getting together with friends and family.  Enjoying this scene with BC wine would make it even better in my opinion.  Below is a list of BC wines I tasted recently that I think would be nice to have this long weekend.  Enjoy. A Few Suggested BC…

A selection of New World wines at VanWineFest 2022

VanWineFest 2022: My New World Wine Selections

 mywinepal  May 25, 2022

At the Vancouver International Wine Festival, I spent time at the International Festival Tasting room on Thursday and Friday to taste as many wines as possible.  I published my Old World wine selections a few days ago and now it is time to give you my New World wine selections.  New World wines are typically categorized as being from the…

Set the table on Valentines Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 With BC Wine

 mywinepal  February 3, 2021

While we may want to go big on Valentine’s Day this year for our significant other, COVID still lurks and most of us are not yet vaccinated.  Maybe you would consider ordering dishes from your favourite restaurant and enjoying it at home with some tasty BC wines?   Various foods, for their texture, scent, colour, shape and/or taste has an effect…

New Years Eve and sparkling wine

A Few Sparkling Wine Recommendations for New Years Eve

 mywinepal  December 28, 2020

As 2020 has been a disaster, we really should be toasting with a bottle of sparkling wine on New Year’s Eve to welcome 2021.  Well, 2021 was not much better.  Still had to keep to your bubble.  I only attended 2 Trade tastings and no sparkling wines were on the list.  Here are a few sparkling wines that I tried…

Sebastien Hotte at Harper's Trail Winery

Harper’s Trail Welcomes New Winemaker & Vineyard Manager Sébastien Hotte

 mywinepal  November 23, 2020

Now that the 2020 Harvest is finished for many wineries, it is time for winemakers to start moving around.  Today’s announcement comes from Harper’s Trail in Kamloops about their new winemaker, Sébastien Hotte, who joined at the start of the 2020 Harvest. ~~~ [Kamloops, BC] Just in time for the 2020 Harvest, Sébastien Hotte joined the team at Harper’s Trail…

Traditional Thanksgiving

A Few BC Wine Suggestions For COVID Thanksgiving

 mywinepal  October 6, 2020

Canadian Thanksgiving is going to be very different this year for many of us who are accustomed to getting together with our parents, brothers and sister, and maybe aunts and uncles for dinner.  It will be smaller, and may be just you, but you can still enjoy your turkey, ham, or vegan Thanksgiving meal with a glass or two of…

Monte Creek Ranch vineyard manager Miguel with Best White Wine of The Year - Riesling Reserve

2020 All Canadian Wine Championships Have Big Winners from Kamloops

 mywinepal  July 30, 2020

I have been telling all my readers about the quality of wines coming from Kamloops.  The 2020 All Canadian Wine Championships just announced their winners, and Kamloops wineries have brought in more medals.  Here is the press release from the Kamloops Winery Association.  If you check through my latest articles, you will find many of these wines with my reviews…

Harper's Trail Estate Winery Rosé and Pinot Gris 2019

A Good Way to Enjoy the Summer with Harper’s Trail Rose and Pinot Gris 2019

 mywinepal  July 28, 2020

I have been fortunate to receive the latest Rosé and Pinot Gris wines from Harper’s Trail Estate Winery in Kamloops. Tasting them, I can say that they are made for summer drinking. If you need some place to visit in BC during COVID-19, why not drive up to Kamloops?  You can visit Harper’s Trail, Privato, Monte Creek Ranch, and Sagewood…

Harper's Trail Thadd Springs Vineyard Pioneer Block Riesling and Silver Mane Block Riesling 2019

Why Not Try 2 Different 2019 Rieslings from Harper’s Trail?

 mywinepal  July 20, 2020

I’ve always enjoyed comparing these 2 Riesling wines from Harper’s Trail Estate Winery from Kamloops. The wines are always different yet come from the same vineyard, just different blocks. I’ve written about past vintages of these wines that you can read about on mywinepal. Let me tell you about the 2019 vintage.   The Growing Season is important every year for…

Place setting for Mother's Day

Celebrating Mother’s Day During COVID-19

 mywinepal  May 8, 2020

This will be an unusual Mother’s Day for us all.  Those of you who live in the same city as your mom can visit her on Mother’s Day, safely.  For those of us that live in different cities, phoning/skyping/zooming are all we can offer to speak to our mothers.  No more flying out to visit her for the weekend.  Sending…