Tag: Nostalgia Wines

Nostalgia Wines Kerner 2020

Exploring the Kerner Grape: It’s History and Growth in British Columbia Wineries

 mywinepal  June 8, 2024  0 Comments on Exploring the Kerner Grape: It’s History and Growth in British Columbia Wineries

In two previous articles, I covered two red grape varieties that are grown in BC, but are not well-known; Blaufränkisch and Zweigelt.  We also do make some interesting white wines with relatively unknown varieties. I would like to introduce you to the Kerner grape. Let’s delve into the story behind the Kerner grape, and its aromatic profile, and discover the…

Owner & Winemaker Gina Fernandes Harfman and her father Ken

A Special Wine Package for Father’s Day by Nostalgia Wines

 mywinepal  May 29, 2022

Have you thought about what you would like to do for your father on Father’s Day, June 19?  How about gifting him 6 bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon wines from the Okanagan’s Nostalgia Wines?  Owner & Winemaker Gina Fernandes Harfman’s father Ken grows the grapes.  Gina has a talent for making excellent wines.  Here is information about her “Father’s Day Set”….

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Near-Perfect 4.5-5 Star Wines for 2021

 mywinepal  December 22, 2021

As I mentioned for my five-star wine ratings this year, COVID limited the number of events and thus wines that I could taste that came from around the world to BC.  That being said, I am grateful for the BC wineries that sent me wines to taste, plus wines from wine agencies.  There are many wines that fit into my…

One Faith Vineyards Fizz 2020 label

BC Sparkling Wines I Tried This Year – Have Fun on the Holidays

 mywinepal  December 17, 2021

The holidays are probably starting for many people at the end of this week or early next week. Sparkling wines are always popular during the holidays, but every day should be treated as a special day so enjoy sparkling more often.  Here is a list of BC sparkling wines that I tried this year.  Maybe there are a few that…

Nostalgia Wines gift sets

Nostalgia Wines Black Friday Offer – Exclusive Winter Wine Sets

 mywinepal  November 26, 2021

Get your Black Friday deal from Nostalgia Wines.  Details from the winery below. ~~~ To make holiday wine shopping a cool breeze, we have selected sets of six special bottles with winter occasions in mind. When we sell out of a vintage, we keep a private cellar for special occasions, like the holidays! We’ve dipped into our cellar to make a couple…

Sparkling wine for the holidays (Image by Alexandr Podvalny from Pixabay)

November & December Holidays BC Wine Deals

 mywinepal  November 18, 2021

Do you gift BC wine to others, or for yourself, during the upcoming holidays?  I reached out to our BC wineries asking what deals they are offering people for the holidays.  Here is my list. If there are any other BC wineries that would like their holiday offerings added to my list, please comment below or email contact@mywinepal.com. ~~~ Hillside…

Traditional Thanksgiving

A Few BC Wines for COVID Thanksgiving 2021

 mywinepal  October 8, 2021

Canadian Thanksgiving 2021 is going to be very different this year for many of us who are accustomed to getting together with our parents, brothers and sister, and maybe aunts and uncles for dinner. Just like Thanksgiving 2020, but now that many of us have been vaccinated we can open our bubble a little.  I’ve checked through my BC wine…

Local Flights tasting

Getting Back to Our First BC Trade Wine Tasting Event During COVID – My Selections

 mywinepal  September 12, 2021

It was about 18 months ago since I, and other wine trade people, were able to get together and taste BC wines.  We all arrived wearing masks. Some of us with different haircuts, glasses, etc., so you may have to guess who some of the people are.  Luckily we were able to connect and share a few stories before we…

Nostalgia Wines Family Collection Meritage 2018

Nostalgia Wines Inc Family Collection Meritage 2018

 mywinepal  August 25, 2021

I’ve really enjoyed tasting Nostalgia Wines made by Gina Fernandes Harfman. I still had one bottle left from the flight that was sent to me. It is their Nostalgia Wines Family Collection Meritage 2018, a blend dominated by Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. In a vintage where a wine reveals itself as most special, and highest quality, Gina assigns this wine…

Nostalgia Wines Kerner, Rose, and Merlot wines

Nostalgia, After 15 Years in the Okanagan

 mywinepal  June 3, 2021

Are you ever Nostalgic about something in your past?  Your favourite home cooked meal by your mom?  How your lap-dog or lap-cat would sit with you till late while you were studying for exams?  I and a few other wine media and Trade people had a virtual seminar with Nostalgia Wines about their wines and history. Gina and Sheila For…