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BC Liquor Stores Celebrate 100 Years Anniversary

BC Liquor Stores The 100 Collection

To celebrate BC Liquor Stores’ 100th year anniversary, a collection of rare, premium, collectible wines and spirits will be released on March 13, 2021, at participating Stores.  The collection features many top-rated wines, along with a selection of classics from the…

Celebrating 60 Years of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio

Santa Margherita logo

We all probably have had a bottle of Santa Margherita’s Pinot Grigio with a meal, at home, or with friends.  But what do we know about this wine and winery?  Did you know that Santa Margherita developed this wine style…

Celebrate L’Amour with Provence Marinaside This Valentine’s Day

Provence Marinaside Seafood Platter (Photo Credit Emrys Horton)

Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and so you may want to start planning. A nice dinner, either at home, or safely at a restaurant, like Provence Marinaside, may be your choice.  Provence has a special meal paired with wonderful…

DOC Maremma Toscana Will Be The First Among Tuscan PDOS To Use A Bi-Varietal Label Claim

PRESIDENTE FRANCESCO MAZZEI (credits Federico Giussani)

In North America we are accustomed to see one or more grape varieties on the wine bottle label.  But this is not the case everywhere in the world.  Take in case, the Tuscany region of Italy.  I received this press…

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2020

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

This was a crazy year due to COVID, which limited my usual number of wine tastings, but when I checked through the wines, I realized that of the wines I did taste, many almost made my 5-star category.  These wines…

MyWinePal’s 5 Star Rated Wines for 2020

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

This year, with COVID, my exposure to wines from around the world was limited.  But I still did have one major wine tasting event before COVID lockdown: the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  All my 5 star rated wines for this…