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Empire Seafood Restaurant with dumplings

Enjoy a Variety of Dumplings on the Richmond Dumpling Trail

 mywinepal  February 5, 2020

Dumplings are made around the world.  They come in different sizes, with different flavours.  Some of savoury, while others are sweet.  The Original Vancouver Food Tour offers a walking tour where you can sample Asian-crafted dumplings along the Richmond, BC Dumpling Trail.  I was offered a Media tour over the weekend to try out the dumplings that Richmond has to offer….

Sites along the 3 Day Isle of Skye tour

Taking the 3 Day Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour with the Wee Red Bus

 mywinepal  August 5, 2019

Having a local take you around a new city or country, telling you information that you may not find on popular websites, taking you to locations off the normal tourist route, is a fantastic way to gain new insights and appreciation for where you are visiting.  I have not yet taken a multi-date bus tour anywhere until I decided to…

Vineyards around Constantia (Image courtesy Wines of South Africa)

A South African Wine Tour Not To Be Missed November 2020

 mywinepal  May 9, 2019

Wine has been produced in South Africa since 1659, that is a lot longer than wines made in North America.  2059 will be 400 years of winemaking for South Africa. They have had time to figure out their terroir; to know which grapes grow best in different parts of the country.  South African wine is in general neither as austere…

Napa Valley view of vineyards

The Best Food and Wine Experiences Napa Valley Has to Offer?

 mywinepal  January 16, 2019

As you may know, the Vancouver International Wine Festival theme region is California, and the most well-known region within California is Napa Valley.  After you attend the Festival and taste some of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay that come from Napa, you may want to go there to visit the tasting rooms and experience more of what Napa has to…

Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône

Put this Rhône Festival on Your Bucket List – For the Wine Trade

 mywinepal  February 9, 2017

Rhone, there is so much to discover, from scintillating Syrah, to ripe summer fruits from Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne, to full-bodied, ripe red and black fruit blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape.  I’ve travelled twice to France and both times I stopped in the Rhone Valley.  To see the Tain Hermitage hill, to get a chance to walk the hill and overlook Cornas…

FunDeLentil Tour

Eat, Vote, Win with the FundeLentil Tour

 mywinepal  June 12, 2015

The FunDeLentil Tour is putting fun on the menu this June.  From Vancouver to Halifax, 24 restaurants across Canada are serving mouth-watering signature lentil dishes as part of a cross-Canada competition from June 1st – 30th.  You can Eat. Vote. Win. Here in Vancouver we have Fable, Forage, Campagnolo, and Cafe Medina all participating in this fun food contest.  High…

Register for Chile & Argentina Wine Experience Tour Presentation

 mywinepal  February 16, 2012

Have you thought about travelling to Chile and Argentina, to try their wonderful wines, see the beautiful Andes Mountains, sample their cuisine, but not know how to arrange it all? Why not sign up to attend the FREE MyWinePal seminar on Feb 23 to taste some South American wines and learn about an upcoming Wine Experience tour to Chile and…

Chilean Wineries to Enjoy at the Vancouver Playhouse Intl Wine Fest

 mywinepal  February 2, 2012

In case you didn’t know, Chile is the Theme Country this year at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.  But you may not know which wineries will be there?  The Remedy… I have the list here for you.  With my many years past association with the South World Wine Society I can let you know that there are many very…