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Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Quails’ Gate Winery

  We are supporters of the British Columbia wine industry and so far have featured a number of our favourite wineries in Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions This time we are featuring the family owned Quails’ Gate Winery and we are doing so not just because we like their wines but also because family owned and estate…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Hester Creek Estate Winery

  This delightful wine was one of the first we tasted at Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience –  a BC VQA Okanagan Valley Hester Creek Estate Winery Trebbiano 2016 Easily a favourite any time of the year it is especially enjoyable with family and friends during…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

  We absolutely love the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition…

Our #FavouriteThings Gift Suggestions – The Okanagan Table Cookbook by Chef Rod Butters

With special thanks to Chef Rod Butters who has kindly provided a selection of his restaurant’s favourite recipes that are featured in his Cookbook The Okanagan Table. Highly in demand and another of our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.   Braised Beets and Crumbled Chèvre   serves 4 Whether slow roasted in an oven to enhance…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery

  There may technically only be twelve days of Christmas but the reality is the parties, dinners and special events abound throughout December. You can be ready for any occasion whether you’re the host and hostess or the invited guest. Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery should be your go-to solution. Remember it’s never too early to start planning,…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Meyers Family Vineyards

  Makers of some very fine wines that we have reviewed before on MyVanCity.ca. Most recently the Meyers Family Vineyards Pinot Noir. This time we’re recommending the delicious Meyer Family Vineyards Methode Traditionelle Extra Brut Sparkling NV that we tasted at the Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Perseus Winery

  You’re organized and plan ahead. That means you have already started your holiday shopping. We have a suggestion that will make you the favourite Santa. We tasting the Perseus Winery Sparkling Chardonnay NV at the Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ in August…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The Roots Cabin Collection™

  Remember it’s never too early to start planning, writing your list and doing your Christmas and Holiday Season gift buying. You are going to love our picks from The Roots Cabin Collection™ Since most of the shopping falls on the woman of the household, including not just for hubby but everyone else in the family, you…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shop the Wine Sale at Tulalip Resort

  Tulalip Resort’s annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping. Their sale will feature over 100 remarkable wine selections from around the world, and will be held on Tuesday, November 21; Wednesday, November 22; and Black Friday, November 24 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. While…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Fairview Cellars

  We are pleased to bring you our second Holiday Gift Suggestion – Fairview Cellars Cabernet Franc at $35.99 and Fairview Cellars The Bear Red Blend $46.99. Two of our favourites and both are delicious. All of our recommendations are wines we have personally tasted and enjoyed. Please note that vintage availability will vary. These…

Canadian Club 40 Year – Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestion

  This is the Canadian Whisky that deserves the title iconic. Who could forget the sight of dozens of Canadian Club whisky bottles smashing against the pier at the opening of each Boardwalk Empire episode, fortunately only the bottles were real, the contents were not. Or what was the drink of choice on Madmen? Canadian Club rye whisky of course. I have…

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