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MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2019

 mywinepal  December 19, 2019  1 Comment on MyWinePal’s Near Perfect 4.5-5 Star Rated Wines for 2019

This year I had many wines that I tasted this year that almost made my 5-star category; 27 white wines and 45 red wines.  These wines I rated as 4.5-5 stars.  When I check over them again, I can remember how much I enjoyed these wines.  Having a 4.5-5 or a 5-star rating does not mean that you need to…

A selection of white California wines at VanWineFest 2019

17 Recommended California White Wines at VanWineFest 2019

 mywinepal  March 11, 2019

As California was the theme region for VanWineFest 2019, you would expect Chardonnay to be prominent in my list of favourite white wines, and you would be right.  But there is also Viognier, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc.  I put the region in California with the wine name if the winery shows a specific area.  If you like any of these…

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvingon Seminar at VanWineFest 2019

A Napa Valley Cabernet 2005-14 Seminar at VanWineFest 2019

 mywinepal  March 3, 2019

As stated by the Vancouver International Wine Festival, “Cabernet Sauvignon is king in Napa Valley. Explore the quality and ageability of the region’s signature grape variety while savouring a 10-year retrospective from Napa’s finest. Taste for yourself why these wines are considered to be among the most coveted wines in the world.” Our Moderator was Anthony Gismondi.  We had a winery…

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Taste The Hess Collection at VanWineFest 2019

 mywinepal  November 23, 2018

Welcome to the Hess Family and The Hess Collection who will be at the VanWineFest 2019.  Read about their history and wines, in their own words. About the Hess Family and The Hess Collection Donald Hess arrives in Mount Veeder (located within the Napa AVA) in 1978 and acquires his first land on Mount Veeder with a purchase of 900…