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Top Drops at Vintage Corks Tasting

 mywinepal  October 3, 2018

If you have ever attended the Top Drop tastings in Vancouver, you will have experienced many 4.5 to 5 star wines according to my rating scale.  I recently attended a portfolio tasting by Vintage Corks, and this tasting was in that same quality range.  Vintage Corks offers premium wines from US, Italy, Canada and more.  You can find Vintage Corks’…

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5 California Wines You Should Try That are Not Napa Cabs or Chardonnays

 mywinepal  April 27, 2017

Sometimes California gets pigeon-holed into being thought of only a place for high quality Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines.  But that is not true.  There are many other wines available from California that are very enjoyable.  I attended the latest California Wine Fair here in Vancouver, and spent time trying wines that were not one of those two grape varieties….

MyWinePal Attends California Wine Fair 2010

 mywinepal  September 26, 2010

I look forward to the California Wine Fair when it comes to Vancouver every year. Beyond enjoying big Napa Cabs, there is a wide variety of other grapes that are being grown for wine in California.This evening there were 115 wineries presenting their wines to us. With each winery showing around 4 wines, that is around 460 wines to try…

MyWinePal Tours Sonoma and Napa 2008

 mywinepal  September 25, 2010

In April 2008, MyWinePal was able to spend almost a week touring Sonoma and Napa Valleys. The weather was unusually warm; almost 20 degrees Farenheit above the normal temperature. Workers were in the fields actively managing the trellising. Some of the wineries,and brief notes on the wineries follow. The first visits were at J Vineyards and Rodney Strong in Healdsburg….