Tag: Haywire Winery


Celebrate Lunar New Year 2024 – Year of the Wood Dragon

 mywinepal  January 24, 2024

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon, beginning on February 10th, 2024 (Chinese New Year) and concluding on January 28th, 2025.  “In Chinese culture, the Dragon holds a significant place as an auspicious and extraordinary creature, unparalleled in talent and excellence. It symbolizes power, nobility, honour, luck, and success. Consequently, 2024 is forecast to bring about opportunities, changes, and…

Haywire Winery Lunar Red 2021

Haywire 2024 Lunar Red to Celebrate Chinese New Year of the DragonPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  January 17, 2024

In celebration of the upcoming Chinese Year of the Dragon, BC’s Haywire Winery is releasing its limited edition wine, Haywire Winery Lunar Red 2021.  It is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s made to pair with a broad range of Asian cuisines such as stir-fried vegetables, pan-seared sablefish, and BBQ duck according to the winery.  This…

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Have You Tried the New Routes on Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive?

 mywinepal  May 26, 2023

Did you know that Bottleneck Drive around Summerland has three driving routes along with which wineries, cideries, breweries, and distilleries are on each route?  You can drive each route on a separate day and have a fun long weekend.  Here is the press release from the Bottleneck Drive Association about the three routes plus a map showing the routes and…

Baillie-Grohman Estate Winery kids flight

Family-Friendly BC Wineries For The Summer 2023

 mywinepal  May 13, 2023

It has been one year since our world has gone back to near normal since COVID. I have been told that many people are already getting out and travelling. I am sure over the summer that BC wineries will receive many visitors with children in tow. Here is a list of BC wineries that have family-friendly options for parents with…

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The 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

 mywinepal  April 19, 2023

It’s time for our BC wines to be recognized by our peers.  The results from the 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards have been announced. Here is the press release.  Pick up the bottles that won as soon as possible as they will sell out soon! ~~~ (KELOWNA, BC) – April 18, 2023: On April 3 through 5, 2023,…

Haywire Winery Gamay 2021

Quick Review: Haywire Winery Gamay 2021

 mywinepal  April 4, 2023

Gamay Noir typically makes juicy low tannin wines that are fun to drink.  Gamay originally comes from Beaujolais, an area south of Burgundy, where another low-tannin red grape, Pinot Noir, originated.  BC makes quality Gamay Noir wines.  I recently tasted the Haywire Winery Gamay 2021, which fits into this juicy berry, fun-to-drink category.   Let me tell you about it. My…

Haywire Gamay Rosé 2021 and Haywire Pinot Noir 2021

Vegan-Friendly Haywire Gamay Rose and Pinot Noir 2021

 mywinepal  March 7, 2023

Here are two newly released wines from Haywire Winery in the Okanagan.  These two wines are made with the red grapes, Pinot Noir and Gamay Noir, originally from Burgundy and Beaujolais respectively.  Lower tannin grapes and higher acidity typically with red fruit aromas and flavours.  Food-friendly wines.  Both are vegan-friendly wines. Let me tell you about them. My Wine Tasting Notes…

Haywire Switchback Vineyard Pinot Gris 2021 and Chardonnay 2021

Spring Into Haywire Pinot Gris and Chardonnay 2021

 mywinepal  February 17, 2023

The days are getting longer and we are looking forward to Spring and the sprouting of crocus and snowdrops in the lower mainland.  Our thought may also start to move toward enjoying white wines.  I have two white wines from Haywire Winery in the Okanagan: the Haywire Switchback Vineyard Pinot Gris 2021 and Haywire Chardonnay 2021.  The wines were both…

The New Haywire Winery Tasting Lounge

Introducing 2023’s New Look Haywire Winery in the Okanagan

 mywinepal  January 17, 2023

As a business progresses, it sometimes changes as it finds growth in a new sector or greater demand in an existing sector.  I received this press release from Okanagan Crush Pad about their Haywire Winery and how the business model is changing with their gained experiences.  Check it out. ~~~[Summerland, BC] It’s been an exciting start to 2023 at Okanagan…

Haywire Pinot Gris 2019 and Haywire Switchback Vineyard Pinot Gris 2018 with wines in glass

Seeing the Forest or the Trees with Two Haywire Pinot Gris Wines

 mywinepal  June 9, 2020

Are you seeing the forest or the trees? An airliner or a bird’s eye view? General or more specific? That is what I wondered as I tasted these two bottles of Pinot Gris by Okanagan Crush Pad’s Haywire Wines from Summerland, BC. that were sent to me to review. The first wine, Haywire Pinot Gris 2019, has grapes sourced from…