Tag: Penticton

Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2022 and Pinot Gris 2022

Two Chronos White Wines for the Summer

 mywinepal  July 17, 2023

The sunny days of summer, and the heat, are here. Have you been enjoying any white BC wines lately? I have two wines to present to you today from the TIME Family of Wines in Penticton. I have their Chronos Pinot Gris 2022 and Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2022. These wines are meant to be enjoyed now in the sun with…

TIME Winery & Kitchen

Why it’s TIME to Revisit this Favourite BC Winery

 mywinepal  October 21, 2022

I visited TIME Family of Wines winery, tasting room, and restaurant in September.  And had a great time.  Lots of delicious wines for you to enjoy and the chef is on-point.  I received this press release from TIME Family of Wines about what is new and I’d like to share it with you.  Enjoy. ~~~As autumn is upon us, the…

TIME Family of Wines selection of bottles

Visiting TIME Family of Wines Urban Winery in Penticton

 mywinepal  October 7, 2022

It has taken me a while to get out to Penticton and visit TIME Family of Wines at their urban winery downtown, but happy to have visited now.  The winery has combined a tasting room bar and a restaurant so you can enjoy their wines on premise.  I started off my visit with a tour by Peter who told me…

Creek & Gully Crabby Pear 2021 and Just Crab 2021

2 Crab Apple Ciders from Creek & Gully in Penticton

 mywinepal  July 18, 2022

Have you ever had a cider made from crab apples? I don’t think I have until today. I have two ciders from Creek & Gully Cider in Penticton. One is Just Crab 2021 and the other is Crabby Pear 2021 which is a blend of 50% Hyslop crab apple and 50% Bartlett pear. If you bite into crab apples you…

Picnic and Bubbles

Take Part in Picnic + Bubbles August 21

 mywinepal  July 5, 2022

What a wonderful idea.  A Picnic for a Cause presented by Les Dames d’Escoffier BC.  A fundraiser to support women in hospitality and Food Banks BC.  Purchase a ticket to get a picnic for two at participating restaurants in Vancouver and the Okanagan which includes your choice of bubbles.  Details below. ~~~ Les Dames d’Escoffier BC is excited to announce its…

Creek & Gully Fortuna 2020 and Goldie 2019 ciders

Goldie and Fortuna Apple Ciders from Creek & Gully Cider

 mywinepal  June 29, 2022

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, Braeburn, and Salish apples. I have not heard of Salish apples before so checked online.  According to BC Tree Fruits,…

TIME to give

Donate Cash or Unwrapped Gifts to Support SOWINS at TIME Family of Wines

 mywinepal  November 16, 2021

If you live in the Okanagan, you may want to participate in this fundraising event on Nov. 21 run by the TIME Family of Wines.  Here is the press release about the event for the holidays. ~~~ [Penticton, BC] For the second year, TIME Family of Wines presents “TIME to Give,” a fundraising event in collaboration with the South Okanagan Women in Need…

Upper Bench Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Quick Review: Upper Bench Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

 mywinepal  October 21, 2021

I checked the 7-day weather forecast for Vancouver, and it is RAIN every day. So time for me to open a big red wine. In this case, I opened the Upper Bench Estate Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2017. It is 4 years old already and has many years left in it. This wine does have 5% Merlot in the blend to…

Roche Wines Texture Rosé 2020 and Pinot Noir 2019 with wines in glasses

Roche Wines Pinot Noir and Rosé, As You Like It

 mywinepal  August 3, 2021

With a nod to Shakespeare, I offer up two wines from the Okanagan’s Roche Wines. The first is their 2019 Texture Pinot Noir while the other is their 2020 Texture Rosé wine. Some people love red wines and others rosé wines so I offer both to you, As You Like It. My Wine Tasting Notes Roche Wines Texture Pinot Noir…

Dylan Roche

Bordeaux, Burgundy, and the Okanagan – An Interview with Dylan Roche

 mywinepal  May 12, 2021

What do Bordeaux, Burgundy, and the Okanagan have in common?  Dylan and Pénélope Roche of Roche Wines.  This married couple met while pursuing their winemaking careers and during their world travels worked in Bordeaux and Burgundy. They then moved to the Naramata Bench where they started Roche Wines.  One item of interest is that Dylan spent 5 years in Burgundy…