Tag: Robin Ridge Winery

British Columbia Lieutenant Governor coat of arms

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,…

Robin Ridge Winery Frigate 2015

Quick Review: Robin Ridge Winery Frigate 2015

 mywinepal  September 27, 2022

Have you tried the wines from Robin Ridge Winery in the Similkameen Valley? This small family-run winery only uses their organic estate-grown grapes. Each wine label also is named after a bird I was given a bottle of their Robin Ridge Frigate 2015 to taste. A frigate is a large sea bird that lives in tropical areas, like Florida. The…

Wine quiz

MyWinePal’s 2020 Wine Quiz

 mywinepal  December 25, 2020

Do you enjoy quizzes about wine?  I’ve made one here for you, using material from my articles this year.  So if you can’t figure out the answer to a question, open up a second tab in your browser with mywinepal.com and search my articles to find the answer.  Have fun and cheers!

Robin Ridge Chardonnay and Flicker 2018

2 Very Tasty Organic BC Wines from Robin Ridge

 mywinepal  August 13, 2020

Let’s get back to some BC wines. This time it is Robin Ridge Winery from the Similkameen Valley. I have an organic Chardonnay and an organic Rosé labelled Flicker. What is a Flicker you may ask?  In keeping with the bird theme for this winery, according to allaboutbirds.org the Northern Flickers are “… are large, brown woodpeckers with a gentle…

Place setting for Mother's Day

Celebrating Mother’s Day During COVID-19

 mywinepal  May 8, 2020

This will be an unusual Mother’s Day for us all.  Those of you who live in the same city as your mom can visit her on Mother’s Day, safely.  For those of us that live in different cities, phoning/skyping/zooming are all we can offer to speak to our mothers.  No more flying out to visit her for the weekend.  Sending…

Colour VQA Fall tasting 2019

Top Drops from BC VQA Fall COLOUR Tasting

 mywinepal  September 23, 2019

Every Fall we have the Colours Fall Release of BC VQA wines.  Over the last year, what changes has there been to our vineyards, grape varieties, and the number of wineries? Comparing the tasting booklet from both years by the BC Wine Institute we know: there are 10 more wineries, and 299 more acres of vineyards. that Merlot, Pinot Noir,…

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…

Fresh fruit in a glass

Summer + BC White Wine a Winning Combination

 mywinepal  June 1, 2015

Summer is nearly upon us, but the weather feels like it is already here.  Time to spend time on the patio with family and friends. And of course some nice chilled bottles of BC white wine.  Last week I attended the latest BLOOM BC VQA Spring Release Tasting, and tasted the newest BC white wines, and I have a few…