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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…

G’Day Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon from Oxford Landing

Oxford Landing Chardonnay, 2020 and Cabernet Sauvignon, 2019

Have you heard of the Oxford Landing winery in Australia?  I did review their Pinot Grigio and Syrah earlier this summer. The winery posed this question and answer about themselves: What do you get when you combine a Mediterranean climate,…

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…

Say G’Day to A Pinot Grigio and Shiraz from Australia’s Oxford Landing

Oxford Landing Pinot Grigio 2020 and Syrah 2018

Oxford Landing is a winery located along the Murray River in South Australia’s Riverland. It has a long history, started in 1958 by Wyndham Hill-Smith (a past winemaker at Yalumba) where he was the first to plant Cabernet Sauvignon in…

Let’s Compare Okanagan Crush Pad’s free form Cabernet Franc and Rosé Style Wines

Okanagan Crush Pad free form Cabernet Franc Rosé and Cabernet Franc 2019

Have you ever wanted to compare a Red and a Rosé wine made by the same winery and the same vintage? What are the differences and similarities between the two wines? I had that chance with Okanagan Crush Pad free…

Two Concrete and Amphora Aged Red Wines, Pinot Noir and Malbec, from Okanagan Crush Pad

Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot Noir 2018 and Narrative Malbec 2018

This summer has gone haywire with all the forest fires. I hope they get under control soon. But Haywire wine is something we can all enjoy now. I received a bottle of Okanagan Crush Pad‘s Haywire Garnet Valley Ranch Pinot…

Rosewood Estates Winery Flora Rosé 2020

Rosewood Estates Winery Flora

Rosewood Estates Winery Flora Rosé 2020 (ON $20) Crushable, chuggable, porch pounder, glouglou, whatever you want to call it – this is it! Rosewood’s 2020 Flora is a blend of 52% Cabernet Franc and 48% Gamay Noir from Beamsville, Ontario.…