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The 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

 mywinepal  April 19, 2023

It’s time for our BC wines to be recognized by our peers.  The results from the 2023 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards have been announced. Here is the press release.  Pick up the bottles that won as soon as possible as they will sell out soon! ~~~ (KELOWNA, BC) – April 18, 2023: On April 3 through 5, 2023,…

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Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails: September 24th & 25th, 2021

 mywinepal  June 30, 2021

With all the restraint we had collectively over COVID and the opening of restrictions, the Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country’s Pig Out Trails in September sounds like a great way to celebrate.  Here is the press release with info about how you can buy your tickets.  Buy quickly as I’m sure the tickets will sell out fast! ~~~ Oliver, BC (June…

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Phantom Creek Estates Complimentary Chocolates with your Wine Order- Valentine’s Special

 mywinepal  February 1, 2021

If one bottle of wine for Valentine’s Day is not enough, why not buy two bottles of wine from Phantom Creek Estates and get a box of Sandrine chocolates as well?  Here is the announcement from Phantom Creek Estates.  Sandrine is a must stop for me whenever I am in Kelowna.  Buy this Valentine’s special soon before it sells out….

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MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2019

 mywinepal  December 19, 2019  1 Comment on MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2019

This year I had many wines that I tasted this year that almost made my 5-star category; 27 white wines and 45 red wines.  These wines I rated as 4.5-5 stars.  When I check over them again, I can remember how much I enjoyed these wines.  Having a 4.5-5 or a 5-star rating does not mean that you need to…

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A Selection of BC Wine Gems from BC VQA 2019 Spring Wine Release

 mywinepal  April 26, 2019

Riesling, Pinot Gris and Viognier were prominent in this BC VQA Spring wine release tasting.  It is not surprising as white wine releases are more common in the Spring while more red wines are released in the Fall.  Viognier though I think made a bigger showing this year than in past years, and showed well.  Lots of fruit flavour and…

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An Elegant Vintage Led by an Exceptional Team at Phantom Creek Estates

 mywinepal  December 21, 2018

I received this press release from Phantom Creek Estates in the Oliver area about their latest vintage, plus the promotion of one of their staff to Oenologist.  Below is the press release.  Plus if you want to read about this harvest from other BC wine makers, you can click on my article link at the bottom of this article.  Cheerio. ~~~…

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Olivier Humbrecht MW joins Phantom Creek Estates as Consultant

 mywinepal  May 1, 2018

This press release came to my inbox today.  I was quite surprised.  It is quite a feat to collaborate with Oliver Humbrecht from Domaine Zind-Humbrecht.  They make amazing wines in Alsace.  I tried to get a tour of the winery when I was in Alsace several years ago but wasn’t able to get in as I did not make an…

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Phantom Creek Acquires Acclaimed Golden Mile Bench Vineyard

 mywinepal  November 10, 2017

Big deals seem to be happening often this year.  The latest deal was the purchase of a 63-acre vineyard on the Golden Mile Bench owned by C. C. Jentsch Cellars by Phantom Creek Estates. The vineyard was planted to Cabernet family varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec), Viognier, and Syrah. C.C. Jentsch Cellars, a family-owned winery, will continue to farm three estate…