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

    All our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions, so far, in one place. You’re making your list, checking it twice, going to find out who’s naughty or nice! Then you’re SHOPPING. Our #FAVOURITETHINGS Holiday Gift Suggestion have lots of good ideas for your Holiday and Christmas gift giving. Our #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts…

Spread Some Holiday Cheer With Beer 

  Vancouver Craft Beer Week Releases Super Early Bird Tickets Priced For Gift-Giving    Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW) is spreading holiday cheer by releasing a limited quantity of specially priced tickets for the highly anticipated 2018 festival. Featuring more than 100 craft breweries and cideries pouring over 300 beers and ciders, live music, food trucks,…

The Cascade Company Fundraiser JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix

  For the second consecutive year, The Cascade Company is organizing a spirited fundraiser throughout December, with partial proceeds from the sale of JT’s Hot Buttered Rum Mix going to support the Fawkes Academy Parental Advisory Committee (Fawkes Academy provides individualized educational programs for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, other complex developmental disabilities,…

Get friends and family together for an early Christmas celebration at Dockside

  Turkey lunch and dinner offered December 22nd-24th to make holiday planning easier   Organizing a Christmas feast seems to get more complicated with every passing year. Multiple groups of family and friends combined with conflicting travel schedules often make getting everyone together for the holiday meal impossible.   This year, Dockside Restaurant is offering…

Get dreaming ‘bout a weird Christmas

Weirdos Holiday Market, Dec. 16 + 17, caters to shoppers who treasure unconventional gift-giving     Surprise and delight your nearest and dearest this holiday season with items that were absolutely not on their list — because they never even knew they existed. The inaugural Weirdos Holiday Market takes place at Betamax Art Studios, 2244…

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…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery ends 2017 with a new look

  The winery’s new website truly captures the Vancouver Island wine experience Over the past five years, a lot has changed at Blue Grouse Estate Winery, and they are celebrating these changes with a new web look. Since the Brunner family purchased one of Cowichan Valley’s oldest estate vineyards and winery in 2012, they have given the…