What’s happening this Fall at Quails’ Gate

  Hello Fall. It’s a busy time at the winery with fall colours appearing and harvest in full swing. So far, the vineyard team has picked Foch, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with more coming in daily. Our winemaking team has two exciting additions – our first concrete eggs (aptly named Julio and Enrique Egglesias). In…

Discover BC Wine Country with the Wines of British Columbia Trip Planner

As summer begins to wind down it can be the perfect time to do some BC Wine Country touring. There are so many regions to visit in British Columbia you’ll want to explore each region. For our first #FavouriteThings featured region we present the region of Kaleden Okanagan Falls Penticton Some of our favourite wineries are located…

SIDECUT Bar at Four Seasons Resort Whistler Named One of the World’s Best by Tales of the Cocktails Spirited Awards

Enjoy an Elevated Summer Bar Experience with Signature Cocktails + Outdoor Patio Camper   Indoors or out, summer at  SIDECUT Bar is a delicious, fun and award-winning experience. SIDECUT bar was recently ranked within the top-ten for the Best Restaurant Bar for The Americas category by Tales of the Cocktails Spirited Awards. Click here to read the full…

Best of BC Wine Country and Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery

With so many categories to choose from Quails’ Gate Family Estate Winery is bound to be a favourite again this year. Last year Quails’ Gate was a winner in two categories. I wonder which categories BC wine lovers will choose this year?   2017 Best Winery Restaurant Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Family Estate Winery…

Tasty Temptations Await at Provence’s Tomato Fest

TOMATOES, TOMAHTOES, POMODORO AND TOMATES ALL CELEBRATE SUMMER FLAVOURS AT PROVENCE’S TOMATO FESTIVAL   Everyone agrees that the tomato is the ultimate summer flavor. “They are the taste of the sun, and remind me of long summer days when I was a child in Provence,” says Provence Marinaside’s Executive Chef Jean Francis Quaglia. Eaten fresh-picked…

Wine Country – The Terrace at Mission Hill Family Estate

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate vineyards is a not to be missed culinary destination on your next trip to BC Wine Country. Chef Patrick Gayler former Sous Chef at Waterfront Wines has been instrumental, along with an experienced and supportive staff, in transitioning this classic and stately outdoor dining room into a very approachable…

Enjoy the best of Whistler’s summer with happy hour on the patio at Hy’s Steakhouse

While Whistler’s reputation may be built on skiing, it’s also a very special place during the summer months. And, no trip to Whistler would be complete without a visit to Hy’s – Whistler’s Best Steakhouse.   Hy’s Steakhouse invites guests to celebrate summer on the mountain and experience their newly opened patio. Enjoy the mountain…

HIGH FIVE! Chez Christophe celebrates five years in Burnaby Heights

Jess Bonzon first stepped foot in Burnaby Heights five years ago, they knew it was the right neighbourhood to grow their new Canadian roots and build their new business. Since then, Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie (4717 Hastings Street) has grown to be a destination for award-winning artisanal chocolates and creative viennoiseries. To celebrate half a…

Liquidity Wines 2016 Equity and 2016 Dividend Now Available!

2016 Equity Pinot Noir It’s finally here – our 2016 Pinot Noir Equity ($56/bottle) is now available. This age-worthy Pinot has an elegant nose with aromas of ripe red berries, black cherry, violets, red plum and a hint of earthiness. Bright acidity and ripe velvety tannins open up to layered flavours of black cherry, raspberry,…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT QUAILS’ GATE THIS JULY

Hello Summer!   Summer has officially arrived and we’re excited to welcome you and your guests to the winery this season. Our culinary team, led by Winery Chef Roger Sleiman has been inspired by the bounty of local summer produce entering our kitchen. We’re excited to share all that is happening onsite this month.   Cheers to creating and pairing…

Take it Outside at H2 Rotisserie & Bar’s Canada D’Eh BBQ Brunch Series

The Westin Bayshore’s upscale-comfort eatery offers something for everyone this holiday weekend H2 Rotisserie & Bar at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, is renowned for its indulgent weekend brunch, featuring unique menu items, a sprawling buffet, signature cocktails, and pressed-to-order juices. And it becomes that much more special this Canada Day long weekend, with the kick-off of its newly introduced…

Nightingale’s summer menu highlights local suppliers through fresh and innovative share plates

B.C. farms, meat and seafood purveyors allow Chef Phil Scarfone to keep dishes simple and flavoursome this summer   Celebrating its second year of business, Nightingale continues to uphold the same food philosophy that it opened its doors with: to keep dishes simple, flavour first, fresh and in a constant state of evolution. In doing…

This is definitely not your parent’s Keg Steakhouse

Actually it was known as The Keg & Cleaver back in the days when your parents were looking for steak and a night out. Originally a single location restaurant on the North Shore started in 1971. Now it’s one of the most recognizable steakhouses with multiple locations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler. I admit I…

Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining, According to OpenTable Diners

Restaurants spanning five provinces recognized as top outdoor dining destinations   As we approach the first official day of summer and prime season for patio dining, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), today unveiled the 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada for 2018. The…

The Westin Bayshore Makes the Most of Summer in Vancouver

A poolside paradise awaits visitors and locals alike, with seasonal experiences and a special menu of delicious indulgences   You needn’t be a visitor to Vancouver to take advantage of one of the city’s greatest urban oases. The Westin Bayshore — situated at the edge of Stanley Park, overlooking Coal Harbour and the North Shore mountains —…

Terrace Restaurant at Mission Hill Family Estate Opens for the 2018 Season

World-renowned Okanagan winery announces the return of stylish, seasonal dining destination, along with new national ‘Bring Mission Hill Home’ contest   A destination in its own right, and ranked ‘One of the Top 5 Winery Restaurants in the World’ (Travel + Leisure magazine), Mission Hill Family Estate’s Terrace Restaurant is now open for the 2018 season…