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Summerhill Organic Riesling 2013

BC Riesling Review – The Tasting Notes

 mywinepal  October 3, 2015  1 Comment on BC Riesling Review – The Tasting Notes

The hard part of the BC Riesling Review is done.  I tasted through 35 wines over a period of 3 months.  I can say that it has been a very interesting experience.  Below are the notes.  I tasted each wine two times.  The first time was as soon as I poured the wine in my glass.  The second time was…

A trio of Harpers Trail Rieslings

My BC Riesling Review Update

 mywinepal  September 2, 2015  1 Comment on My BC Riesling Review Update

With summer holidays and then the extended power outage due to the wind storm this past weekend, I have finally finished tasting through all the 2013-14 vintages of BC Riesling that I received from BC wineries.  Thank you all.  My next step is to enter all my tasting notes into a database.  The database will be broken down by primary…

SpierHead Riesling 2012

Is BC Riesling Special?

 mywinepal  May 25, 2015  1 Comment on Is BC Riesling Special?

I am a lover of Riesling.  It allows the wine maker to produce wine in many styles, from bone dry, to a lusciously sweet ice wine.  While we here in BC have talked about making very good aromatic white wines, I have not yet seen a systematic analysis of our aromatic grapes, Riesling in particular, and how the wines differ…

A New Splash of Wines for Your Spring & Summer from Okanagan Crush Pad

 mywinepal  May 5, 2015

Red, white, and rose wines, newly released from Okanagan Crush Pad reached my door for tasting.  Just in time for our spring and upcoming sunny summer weather.  The wines in question I received: Mike B Riesling Cabinett 2014 ($24.90) Haywire Gamay Noir Rose 2014 ($22.90) Haywire Pinot Noir 2013 ($24.90) Mike B Riesling Cabinett 2014 This wine is the result…