Tag: syrah

Have You Tried Winemaker’s CUT Fidelia Sparkling or Syrah 2019?

Winemaker's CUT Fidelia NV and Syrah 2019

Did you know that Winemaker’s CUT makes sparkling wine? It is made using the Charmat (Prosecco) method, and uses 95% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Muscat Canelli grapes. The wine is called Fidelia, and it does have a meaning. Fidelia is…

Say NO to Fall with Winemaker’s CUT Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2020

Winemaker's CUT Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2020

Let me tell you about two refreshing wines from Winemaker’s CUT in the south Okanagan.  I am tasting their Winemaker’s CUT Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé 2020, which will make you want to hold on to summer for a few more…

Two Red Wines to Ease You Into the Fall from Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery

Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery Pinot Noir 2019 and SUMMIT 2018

My first two red wines to review in September, after having the mywinepal.com website down.  If you didn’t hear, a hacker was able to get into the servers of my ISP and wipe out many of the servers, including the one…

Let’s Talk Wine, Viticulture and More with Frédéric Chaudière from Château Pesquié

Karl MyWinePal with Frédéric Chaudière

Today I have another lesser-known AOC in the southern Rhone Valley – AOC Ventoux.  You may be very familiar with one of the wineries from AOC Ventoux, Château Pesquié.  Their wine labels in solid blocks of colour should be very…

My Interview with Michel Gassier from Domaine Gassier

Karl MyWinePal with Michel Gassier interview

Many of us are familiar with the wine regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, and the Rhone Valley, but there are many sub-regions, which have their own Appellation d’origine Contrôlée (AOC) that produce quality wines at reasonable prices.  Many of the…

Have You Tried Domaine Gassier Lou Coucardié Red 2012 from AOC Costieres de Nimes?

Domaine Gassier Lou Coucardié Red 2012

Today I have a bottle of Lou Coucardié Red 2012 from the well-known winemaker, Monsieur Michel Gassier from AOC Costieres de Nimes in the south of France, part of the Rhone Valley. This red wine is a blend of 49%…

Have You Tried Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from AOC Ventoux?

Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019

Today I am pleased to open and taste a bottle of Château Pesquié Terrasses Red 2019 from the Ventoux AOC. A wine made with 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah. I will be interviewing one of the owners, Frédéric Chaudière, about…