Tag: Poplar Grove Winery

Wine diamonds in a bottle of Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2016

Diamonds and Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2016

 mywinepal  January 10, 2022  1 Comment on Diamonds and Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2016

Do you like diamonds?  Have you heard of wine diamonds?  They are actually tartrate crystals that have precipitated out of a wine when the wine was exposed to cold temperatures.  You typically find these wine diamonds on the bottom of the wine cork, which is what I saw when I opened a bottle of Poplar Grove Winery Merlot 2016.  This…

Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020

Buy Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to Help the BCHF and Enjoy With BBQ

 mywinepal  July 15, 2021

Do you think that a Rose wine can pair with BBQ pork ribs, cornbread, and slaw? I put the Poplar Grove Lakeview Rosé 2020 to the test. It is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Malbec made in the Saignee method. As a reminder from my previous post, $2.50 from the sale of each bottle ($30 per case) will…

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Staying Home with Naramata Wines

 mywinepal  March 27, 2020

Are you getting low on your BC wine supply at home?  I think most BC wineries are offering online shopping and delivery of their wines to you.  I was reminded of this by the Naramata Bench Wineries Association.  There is everything you may want here; big bold reds, delicate Pinot Noir, aromatic whites, and cheese! Yes, one winery here also…

Judgement of BC

The WINES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Stand up to the World at the Fourth Annual Judgment of BC

 mywinepal  October 27, 2018

This is the fourth year that Wines of British Columbia have held a competition of two types of wines, e.g. Riesling and Syrah, from BC and blind judged them against other Riesling and Syrah from around the world to see how well our wines rate.  We have been doing very well scoring in the top 10 always.  Sometimes first place.  This…

Bloom Spring wine release tasting

19 Crushable BC VQA Wines to Drink For Spring and Summer

 mywinepal  May 6, 2018

Do you know that the Okanagan Valley gets 2 hours more sunlight per day than Napa Valley during the July and August growing season and that the Okanagan is warmer and more arid than Napa?  We should be able to get great ripe fruit, but as well as the Okanagan being a desert climate, we also get cool evenings allowing…

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The Okanagan Wine Initiative Members Set to Collaborate and Raise Profile

 mywinepal  April 16, 2018

Big news today in the BC wine industry, with seven BC wineries joining together to form “The Okanagan Wine Initiative” to “…drive one-another to excel and adopt best business practices and to help elevate the identity of the Okanagan as a premium wine producing region and superb wine tourism destination…”  The seven wineries are 50th Parallel Estate Winery, Culmina Family Estate Winery, Haywire…

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Supporting BC Wine and Alberta Beef – Farm Friends

 mywinepal  February 25, 2018

Farm Friends was a stand-up grazing event, organized by several BC wineries in response to the recent boycott on the importation of BC wine to Alberta.  The day of the event, held at Edible Canada, the Alberta government dropped the ban so that the event became more of a celebration of BC wine and pairing with Alberta products, like beef and bison. A Farmer’s…