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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…

2018 BC Vintage Media Preview – What Did The Winemakers Say?

 mywinepal  April 22, 2019

As BC is large with a cooler coastal climate and a hotter, drier interior, our yearly vintages can cover a range from marginal to exceptional.  Luckily we have been closer to the exceptional end of the vintage spectrum these last years.  How was the 2018 vintage?  I attended a media preview of the 2018 vintage and had 4 winemakers from…

Vancouver International Wine Festival

Vine Stars from Italy and Around the World at Vancouver International Wine Fest 2016

 mywinepal  January 11, 2016

The Vancouver International Wine Festival 2016 is coming up quickly, and one of the great things about it, is that you can meet winery principals from around the world.  This year, Italy is the theme country, so there will be many winery principals from Italy that you can talk to and have them pour you a glass of their wine,…

William Fevre Chablis and Petit Chablis

Andrew Peller Shows Off Their Wines – Local and Abroad

 mywinepal  September 14, 2015

My second agent portfolio wine tasting for September is by Andrew Peller Ltd and Andrew Peller Import Agency.  Through both branches they show off our local BC wines, and the wines the represent from around the world.  It was a great sunny day, and they had their wines out for us on a patio.  Greeting me was Howard Soon, senior…