Tag: New York

Vinexpo America (Image courtesy Vinexpo America)

Registration Opens for Vinexpo America and Drinks America 2023

 mywinepal  October 27, 2022

If you are in the Wine Trade or are interested in wines, you may want to consider going to New York City to experience VinExpo America and Drinks America 2023 on March 8 and 9.  If you live in Ontario, Quebec, or Nova Scotia, this would be a short trip over for you. Here is their press release about the…

Brasilian stereotypes

Brasil, a Sparkling New World Seminar at Vinexpo New York

 mywinepal  October 12, 2020

The Vancouver International Wine Festival in 2021 host countries were slated to be from South America.  One of the countries, Brasil, is one that I have heard makes wine, but never had a chance to try.  With COVID, I understand why VanWineFest cancelled the 2021 Festival, but my interest in finding out about Brasilian wine did not diminish. Fortunately, Vinexpo New…

Year of the Metal Rat 2020 (Image courtesy www.chinesefortunecalendar.com)

Welcome the Year of the Metal Rat in 2020

 mywinepal  January 1, 2020

January 25, 2020 is the Chinese New Year of the Metal Rat.   In Chinese culture, rats were seen as a sign of wealth and surplus. According to chinesenewyear.net, “The Rat is the first of all zodiac animals. According to one myth, the Jade Emperor said the order would be decided by the order in which they arrived to his party. The Rat…