Tag: sauvignon blanc

Township 7 Provenance Series Rosé 2022 and Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Keep Summer in Mind with Township 7 Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2022PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  September 6, 2023  0 Comments on Keep Summer in Mind with Township 7 Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2022PR SAMPLE 

Yes, it is still summer, even though the calendar says September.  We can keep a summer mindset by drinking fresh crisp wines, like these two BC wines from Township 7 Vineyards & Winery.  I received their Township 7 Provenance Series Sauvignon Blanc 2022 and their Provenance Series Rosé 2022 to taste and review for you. Both wines are under screwcap…

Sauvignon blanc grapes

How Well Do You Know Sauvignon Blanc New World Wine Regions? Take the Quiz.QUIZ 

 mywinepal  August 26, 2023  0 Comments on How Well Do You Know Sauvignon Blanc New World Wine Regions? Take the Quiz.QUIZ 

The Sauvignon Blanc grape traces its lineage to the historic vineyards of France’s Loire Valley, where it gained early recognition for its distinct aromatic profile and vibrant acidity. It is also one of two grapes, along with Semillon, which makes white Bordeaux blends. However, it was the New World wine regions that truly propelled Sauvignon Blanc to worldwide fame, reimagining…

New Zealand Pinot love for Valentine's Day

Test Your Knowledge of New Zealand Wines With This Quiz

 mywinepal  August 5, 2023

The history of wine growing in New Zealand dates back to the early 19th century when British settlers began cultivating vineyards. However, it wasn’t until the mid-20th century that the industry truly took off.  The industry’s expansion gained momentum in the 1980s and 1990s when New Zealand wines started gaining international recognition for their exceptional quality and distinct characteristics. Today,…

Mayhem Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Enjoy Mayhem This Summer: Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris 2022

 mywinepal  July 31, 2023

Where there is mayhem, there is the chance for creativity and excitement. Mayhem Wines in Okanagan Falls offers fun wines that are meant to be enjoyed.  I think the creativity and enjoyment of wine by the winemaker comes through.  I tasted two white wines from their recent release, their Mayhem Sauvignon Blanc 2022 and their Mayhem Pinot Gris 2022.  Let…

Sauvignon blanc grapes

How Well Do You Know Sauvignon Blanc? Take the Quiz.

 mywinepal  July 22, 2023

Sauvignon Blanc‘s home is France, but it has spread around the world, like many other vitis vinifera.  It typically is served as a single varietal wine but does show up in blends, most notably in Bordeaux. The grape most likely gets its name from the French words sauvage, “wild”, and blanc, “white”, due to its early origins as an indigenous…

Tastin' France booklet with wineries listed

Tastin’ France Comes to Vancouver – My Selections

 mywinepal  July 19, 2023

This past week Business France, the national agency to develop the French economy through export growth, brought in several French wineries to Vancouver.  These wineries do not yet have representation in British Columbia.  You currently cannot purchase these wines.  This article is meant for wine agents in BC that are interested in adding more French wines to their portfolio.  Below…

Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2022 and Pinot Gris 2022

Two Chronos White Wines for the Summer

 mywinepal  July 17, 2023

The sunny days of summer, and the heat, are here. Have you been enjoying any white BC wines lately? I have two wines to present to you today from the TIME Family of Wines in Penticton. I have their Chronos Pinot Gris 2022 and Chronos Sauvignon Blanc 2022. These wines are meant to be enjoyed now in the sun with…

Marine Seon

Chatting With Marine Seon from Hacienda Araucano at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 13, 2023

I had a lovely chat with Marine Séon, Export Sales Manager, from Hacienda Araucano from Chile at VanWineFest 2023.  The winery has a French influence with French owner François Lurton as well as being the winemaker.  Marine tells me a bit about the winery, which has organic and biodynamic vineyards, and the Sauvignon Blanc she poured for me from the…

Cheese plate with wines

Welcome National Cheese Day on June 4 Plus Some Wine Pairings

 mywinepal  June 1, 2023

Let’s welcome National Cheese Day happening on June 4, a celebration of one of the most beloved and diverse food items around the world. On this special day, cheese enthusiasts come together to honour the rich history and flavours of this delectable dairy product. Dating back thousands of years, cheese-making techniques have evolved and given rise to countless varieties, each…

Jaime Merino from Vina Santa Ema

A Video Interview With Jaime Merino from Vina Santa Ema at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  May 23, 2023

One of the things I enjoy doing is talking with winery principals at events like the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  This year I spoke with several winery principals from Chile, Argentina, and one from Uruguay.  Here is the first interview at did at VanWineFest 2023 with Jaime Merino the North America Sales Director of Vina Santa Ema from Chile.  Enjoy…