Tag: Italian

High Note Estate Winery Soubrette Pinot Grigio and Continuo Rosado 2022

Starting on a High Note With First Vintage Rosado and Pinot Gris 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 25, 2023

August 10, 2023, was the Grand Opening of the High Note Estate Winery, a new Mediterranean-inspired property located on the Naramata Bench. The winery is surrounded by a small three-acre picturesque vineyard, planted predominantly to Pinot Grigio. The winery will present a taste of the Mediterranean through wines influenced by the vibrant seaside villages of Italy. The wines are made…

CinCin Celebrating 30 Years

Celebrating Thirty Years of CinCin – Prix Fixe Dinner $30

 mywinepal  December 6, 2020

CinCin is a long established quality Italian restaurant located in downtown Vancouver.  If you have not enjoyed their dishes yet, here is a great chance to at a special price.  Celebrating their 30 years in business, CinCin is offering a $30 Prix Fixe dinner.  The dishes sound delicious. Don’t forget about CinCin’s award-winning wine collection that consists of over 1,000…

BC Liquor stores wines on sale June 2020

A Ton of Italian Wine on Sale at BC Liquor Stores June 2020!

 mywinepal  June 7, 2020

We all like a good sale.  A sale on wine is better.  And a sale on Italian wine is excellent!  I checked the SALE section on the BC Liquor Stores website and saw 6 pages of Italian wines on sale.  There are wines from every price ranging from $9.99 up to $326.97.  Barolo, Barbaresco, Amarone, Prosecco, Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti…

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A Peek at a Dine Out Restaurant to Consider: Mangia e Scappa

 mywinepal  January 17, 2017

Dine Out Vancouver starts on Friday, Jan 20, 2017 this year.  Already many restaurants are probably all booked up, but you would like to go to a top quality restaurant.  One thing is to think outside of the box; the box in this case being the City of Vancouver.  There are many restaurants east of Boundary.  One such restaurant that…

Tasting the base wine for the Taglio Rosso

Vigneti Zanatta Winery – Vancouver Island’s Sparkling Rebel

 mywinepal  November 21, 2016

The first modern winery on Vancouver Island is Vigneti Zanatta which is located 10 minutes by car southwest of downtown Duncan.  I think what sets them apart from the other wineries on Vancouver Island is their specialization on making sparkling wines. The winery was named Vigneti Zanatta after the Italian family who owned the farm since the 1950s, and still do through…

Italian Wines

Some New Italian Wine Finds for Vancouver?

 mywinepal  November 6, 2014

Italian wines put a smile on my face and many other wine lovers I know.  Grapes that are native to Italy, and not as widespread around the world like Barbera, Nebbiolo, Rondinella and Corvina produce wines that are very interesting and flavourful.  But Italy still has to work hard to get the general wine drinking public knowledgeable about their wines. …