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 sparkling 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…

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 Our…

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,…

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…

DELIGHTFUL AND DELICIOUS UNDER THE TOPTABLE TREE

  – Celebrate the Holidays with Toptable Group –   The jolly season is almost upon us and with it the festive cheer and good tidings that make this such a wondrous time of year. Whether you’re celebrating at home or from a home-away-from-home, Toptable Group invites you to experience a mountainside holiday with Whistler’s Araxi Restaurant…

A VERY MERRY, MERRY FROM CHEF THIERRY

  – Add a Touch of Holiday Magic with French-Inspired Panache – Elevate your holiday entertaining this year with a little help from Maitre Chocolatier and Patissier Chef Thierry Busset. Once again, he’s crafted an exquisite line-up of delectable, seasonal creations at Thierry Cafe. From his handcrafted chocolates to his artisanal cakes and pastries, we…

FOUR SEASONS VANCOUVER DECKS THE HALLS  FOR ANOTHER FESTIVE SEASON

  ‘Tis the Season to Eat, Drink and be Merry      Surround yourself with the holiday spirit at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. The epicentre of festive happenings, where shopping, parade routes, and seasonal celebrations take place, the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver is the perfect spot for a winter season vacation or staycation. This year,…

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…