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Painted Rock Syrah 2011

Enjoying the Painted Rock 2011 Red Releases

 mywinepal  April 3, 2014

Did you hear last year that Painted Rock’s flagship Red Icon wine was listed in a Beijing restaurant at 5,280 RMB, the equivalent of CAD$900?  Quite a statement for a small, but high quality BC winery.  The latest red wine releases for Painted Rock just came out, and I was invited to sample them.  I wondered how the 2011 vintage…

Vancouver Food Talks Vol 1 – 5 Speakers I Heard

 mywinepal  June 14, 2012  1 Comment on Vancouver Food Talks Vol 1 – 5 Speakers I Heard

Last week was the first, Vol 1, of Vancouver Foodster’s Food Talks.  It was held in the W2 Media Cafe downtown.  To warm us up, we were treated to an array of Indian inspired non-alcoholic drinks and appetizers, and red & white wines from Misconduct Wine Company from Penticton. There was a wide range of speakers this evening.  Two chefs,…

Painted Rock – 2 Great Red Wines From 2009

 mywinepal  January 17, 2012

I was very excited when I received two bottles of the latest releases from Painted Rock recently to review.  The two bottles being Painted Rock’s Syrah 2009 and their Merlot 2009.  Every year, I hear great things about Painted Rock’s wines and read about awards they have won.  Did you know that Painted Rock Estate Winery was ranked as the…