Tag: Pinot Auxxerois

Singletree Rosé 2020, Cliff and Gorge Vineyards Pinot Auxerrois 2020, and Baillie-Grohnam Rosé 2020 wines

A Virtual Preview of the BC 2020 Vintage with 3 Winemakers

 mywinepal  May 19, 2021

In November 2020, I interviewed a few BC winemakers about their current harvest. From their discussions, I determined that overall the growing season was average, but there was a cooler rainy spring. August and September had good weather. Harvest started a little later than usual. Rain and the crazy snowfall in October influenced smaller yields, but there was still some…

Lineup of Crowsnest Vineyards wines

Unexpected Wines from Crowsnest Vineyards in the Similkameen Valley

 mywinepal  February 17, 2020

Crowsnest Vineyards is located near Cawston in the Similkameen Valley in south-central BC.  This valley is cooler-climate with the valley running east-west and a breeze that passes through it to help give the valley it’s character.  I was surprised that I had not tried their wines before or knew much about them, and regret it.  The winery was established in…

40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery logo

Come Ashore for 40 Knots Wine

 mywinepal  December 17, 2017

40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery is a short sailing trip if you want from Vancouver to Comox on Vancouver Island.  Once there you can meet Layne Robert Craig and Brenda Hetman, a husband and wife couple, who have started this winery, and done so with very specific goals.  They want to craft wines following biodynamic farming methods.  They do…