Join us for the Finale to our Summer Wine Dinner Series

2nd Annual ‘Bottle Royale” Wednesday August 5, 2015   Reception: 6:30pm, Dinner: 7:00pm   Led by General Manager and expert sommelier Robert Stelmachuk, Cibo Trattoria is hosting its second annual  “Bottle Royale” comparative wine tasting dinner featuring a varied selection of 10 handpicked pours from B.C. and around the world.  The evening’s accompanying menu, carefully created by Executive Chef Faizal Kassam, boasts…

Cibo Trattoria Announces Second Annual “Bottle Royale”

Wine dinner series pits B.C. vintners against varieties from around the globe Wine connoisseurs can soon take a tasting tour of the globe’s foremost wine regions without leaving the city. Premier Italian eatery Cibo Trattoria is hosting its next edition of “Bottle Royale,” a comparative wine tasting dinner on Wednesday August 5th, 2015. A perfect night…

The Small Guys Shine

  Who are the ‘small guys’ of the BC wine world? They are several small, wineries, both physical and virtual, which are very specialized and thus produce what’s called ‘small lots’ or under 2000 cases of wine per year. These small artisan producers are modeled on the ‘garagiste’ winemakers of France, who gained attention producing…

Exclusive Visa Infinite Wine Country Experiences Return to British Columbia

The BC Wine Institute is proud to partner again with Visa Infinite with an expanded series to create the ultimate wine touring experience for Visa Infinite cardholders.    The British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) has teamed up again with Visa Infinite to create the ultimate wine touring program, exclusively for Visa Infinite cardholders. This year,…

Vinexpo – buyers flocked to Bordeaux

Vinexpo: a new impetus!   There was a renewed confidence among wine and spirits professionals at Vinexpo 2015, held in Bordeaux from June 14th to 18th.  Exhibitor confidence was boosted by the long-awaited recovery of the Chinese market after two years of decline, as well as the presence of American buyers. The US was the guest of…

Join us for the 2nd Annual Midsummer Night’s Dream Party!

Black Hills Estate Winery Proudly Presents…A midsummer night’s Dream Featuring the live water ballet of The Aqualillies: Saturday, August 8th 2015, 6:00pm – 10:00pm The world’s only performance of synchronized swimming in a winery setting   •Join us for a wonderful party as our Wine Experience Center is converted into a Miami-inspired Vineyard Ultralounge for…

Celebrate summer at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards’ first annual Paella Picnic

Local Okanagan chefs cook everyone’s favourite Spanish dish Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is bringing a taste of Spain to the Okanagan with their first annual Paella Picnic. On Saturday June 20, five local chefs, including Chef Jeff Van Geest of the winery’s Miradoro Restaurant, will create their own version of the famous Spanish dish, paired with Tinhorn Creek…