Tag: @vanwinefest

Taste the Wines of O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars at VanWineFest 2022

O'Rourke's Peak Cellars Riesling 2020 label

Please welcome and come visit Lake Country’s O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars at VanWineFest 2022.  Here is info from the winery for you. ~~~ Peak Cellars Owned by local entrepreneur Dennis O’Rourke. Dennis is long-time resident of the Okanagan Valley, having bought…

Do You Have Your Tickets for the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022?

VanWineFest 2022 logo

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is almost here.  The last time we had the Festival was two years ago and closed during our COVID crisis, but now it is back and runs from May 16-22.  One of the big attractions…

2 Quality Red Wines From Frind Estate Winery at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery Midnight and The Premier 2020

I am really enjoying these two red wines from Frind Estate Winery in West Kelowna..  I poured their Midnight 2020, made from 100% Marechal Foch grapes, and their The Premier 2020, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Regent,…

Celebrate The Wines of Korta Katarina Winery at VanWineFest 2022

The villa and winery at Korta Katarina

Welcome to Korta Katarina Winery from Croatia, who will be participating at the VanWineFest 2022 to be held May 16 to May 22, 2022. Introduction to Korta Katarina Winery From the winery: Korta Katarina Winery is located in Orebić, Croatia,…

Two Blends from Frind Estate Winery You Can Try at VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery The Baronesse 2021 and Big Red 2020

Have you heard of Frind Estate Winery before?  They are one of the newer wineries, located in West Kelowna.  Eric Von Krosigk, their winemaker, comes with lots of great knowledge.  He is originally from Vernon. In 1983, Eric moved to…

Welcome Frind Estate Winery to VanWineFest 2022

Frind Estate Winery wines at VanWineFest 2022

Here we have BC’s Frind Estate Winery telling us about their history and the wines they will be pouring at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. Enjoy. Frind Estate Winery opened its doors August long weekend of 2019. The cogs were…

An Interview with Harry Hertscheg about the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2022

VanWineFest 2022

Two years ago we would be finishing the Vancouver International Wine Festival just before Dr. Henry closed down the province for COVID.  Not knowing how COVID was spreading, we were lucky that COVID did not affect anyone at the Festival. …

MyWinePal Interviews with Wineries Showing on Youtube

MyWinePal Youtube channel

I do make video interviews with winery principals during the Vancouver International Wine Festival and at other events.  I put the videos on youtube, but have not used youtube for a while; since COVID closed down Festivals.  I thought I…

An Argentinean Tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017 and Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec 2018

My final two wines I’m tasting as my tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival are from Argentina, as the theme region for this year’s Festival would have been South America. I have the Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017, a…