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A Selection of Red Wine Gems From the Northwest Wine Expedition 2023

 mywinepal  April 26, 2023

There are so many excellent wines from our neighbours directly to the south of us in Washington and Oregon.  As I mentioned in my previous article on Sparkling and White Wines from the Northwest Wine Expedition 2023, I would cover my red wine gems in this article. There were more than 30 wineries from Washington and Oregon showing off their wines for…

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Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass on WA and OR Sustainability in Wineries

 mywinepal  June 17, 2022  1 Comment on Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass on WA and OR Sustainability in Wineries

I had an educational and fun tasting experience at the 2022 Northwest Wine Expedition Masterclass: Sustainability. We had Barbara Philip MW host the event with Alex Sokol Blosser, co-owner and winemaker, from Sokol Blosser Winery from Oregon, and Cam Matches, Sr Director of Sales, from Aquilini Beverage Group (Vancouver) from Washington to give us information about each state as it…

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What Do You Know about Washington and Oregon Wines? Check Out EAT! Vancouver

 mywinepal  September 10, 2018

We all love drinking our BC wines.  Although we do have a hotter climate in the South Okanagan, we still are overall a fairly cool climate region, doing well with aromatic white varieties, along with Pinot Noir and Gamay, as you move north or along the coast.  Our mountainous interior limits the extent of our vineyards but if you cross the…

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Taste Washington Reds That Cover France and Italy Too

 mywinepal  April 13, 2016

Washington State has a plethora of wineries, in part due to its wider spans of flat or rolling hills and valleys, and less mountain coverage compared to BC.  According to washingtonwine.org there are “…50,000 acres (20,234 hectares) of vines and more than 850 wineries.”  In BC, the interior mountain ranges really limit the number of vineyards and wineries that we…

Looking Forward to Taste Washington!

 mywinepal  January 20, 2015

Taste Washington, held at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle, is a great place to be exposed to the wide range of wonderful wines produced in the State. From my quick count, there will be over 210 wineries, pouring your their wines for the Grand Tasting, which is held the afternoons of March 28 and 29.  While some of you…

Pretty Outspoken, Getting to Know Perseus Winery’s Tom diBello

 mywinepal  April 6, 2013  1 Comment on Pretty Outspoken, Getting to Know Perseus Winery’s Tom diBello

 Who is Perseus Winery? Perseus winery is located in the South Okanagan, Penticton in particular. It was founded in 2009 and originally known as Synergy Winery & Vineyards. In 2011, three long-time friends—Rob Ingram, Sam Elia, Bob Hole—acquired the winery through their company, Terrabella, and joined forces with the three founding owners and other expert wine-industry consultants to produce high…

Wines for All Tastes at Taste Washington 2013

 mywinepal  April 2, 2013

Driving down to Seattle from Vancouver, BC for Taste Washington, I always think about the wineries I’ve tried last year; how will their wines taste this year, and what new surprises will I find.  There is always some wine that fits your palate, whether it is a light, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc, a round full bodied Chardonnay, a flowery Pinot Noir,…

MyWinePal Visits Woodinville Washington Wineries – March 2011

 mywinepal  March 24, 2011

This is my second trip to Woodinville to taste the wines from Washington State. In my first review I visited Chateau Ste Michelle, Airfield Estates, E.B. Foote, and Castle Bridge. You can read about my first Woodinville Wine Tour – Part 1 and Part 2 here. In this trip I tried wines from Ross Andrew Winery, Dusted Valley Vintners, Amavi…