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MyWinePal’s 5 Star Wine for 2022

MyWinePal Top 5 Star Wines

What are the characteristics of a wine that I rate at 5-stars?   It is a wine that shows good fruit flavour characteristics, is very balanced between fruit/acidity/tannins/sugar (differences between red/white/sparkling/fortified wines), has good structure and longer length, and possible aging…

A Quick Visit with Beaufort Vineyard & Estate Winery on Vancouver Island

Tasting room at Beaufort Vineyard & Winery

Beaufort Vineyard & Estate Winery is a small family-run winery (by Sylie Senay and Rolland Tanguay and their son, Alex Guertin) in Courtney – Comox on Vancouver Island.  I had not heard of the winery, but as I was nearby…

Pairing Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with Slow Smoked BBQ Pork

Chateau La Coste 2021 Rose with slow smoked BBQ pork

Rose wine with its fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavours works well with many food pairings. I decided to try pairing a bottle of Chateau La Coste 2021 Rosé from Provence, France, with a slow-smoked bbq pork shoulder I cooked…

Goldie and Fortuna Apple Ciders from Creek & Gully Cider

Creek & Gully Fortuna 2020 and Goldie 2019 ciders

I have two more apple ciders for you from Creek & Gully Cider in Penticton; their Fortuna 2020 and Goldie 2019.  PACS Certified Organic apples are used by Creek & Gully.  Fortuna is made with equal parts Red Delicious, Spartan,…