Tag: interview

A Conversation with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Winemaker Galen Barnhardt from Monte Creek Winery

At the Vancouver International Wine Festival, in the Tasting Room, I did have a chance to go through a flight of Monte Creek Winery wines with Winemaker Galen Barnhardt.  Below is a discussion of the wines with Galen.  Mostly Galen…

A Video Interview with Quails’ Gate Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Caroline Tucker from Quails' Gate Winery

Do you know what are the top two varietal wines that Quails’ Gate Estate Winery from West Kelowna, BC produces?  I’ve written many times about my favourite red and white grape varieties here on mywinepal.com.  I have Caroline Tucker from…

A Video Interview with Villa Sandi at VanWineFest 2022

Simone Nalesso from Villa Sandi at VanWineFest 2022

During the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022, in the International Festival Tasting room, part of the time I spent interviewing winery principals from BC and around the world.  The first person I interviewed was Simone Nalesso, Export Area Manager, from…

An Interview with Harry Hertscheg about the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022

VanWineFest 2022

Two years ago we would be finishing the Vancouver International Wine Festival just before Dr. Henry closed down the province for COVID.  Not knowing how COVID was spreading, we were lucky that COVID did not affect anyone at the Festival. …

BC Wine Makers Harvest 2021 Interview – 2nd COVID Edition

MyWinePal interviews BC Wineries for 2021 Harvest

The 2021 harvest will surely be marked in our minds as COVID continues.  Plus during the summer there were major fires in BC, and now with the heavy rains and flooding, I’m sure the weather has had an impact on…

MyWinePal Interviews with Wineries Showing on Youtube

MyWinePal Youtube channel

I do make video interviews with winery principals during the Vancouver International Wine Festival and at other events.  I put the videos on youtube, but have not used youtube for a while; since COVID closed down Festivals.  I thought I…

Let’s Talk Wine, Viticulture and More with Frédéric Chaudière from Château Pesquié

Karl MyWinePal with Frédéric Chaudière

Today I have another lesser-known AOC in the southern Rhone Valley – AOC Ventoux.  You may be very familiar with one of the wineries from AOC Ventoux, Château Pesquié.  Their wine labels in solid blocks of colour should be very…

My Interview with Michel Gassier from Domaine Gassier

Karl MyWinePal with Michel Gassier interview

Many of us are familiar with the wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhone Valley, but there are many sub-regions, which have their own Appellation d’origine Contrôlée (AOC) that produce quality wines at reasonable prices.  Many of the…