FITZ WINE RECEIVES FIVE GOLDS AT THE NATIONAL WINE AWARDS OF CANADA 2018

Gordon Fitzpatrick, President of Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards, is pleased to announce that their winery was the recipient of five gold medals at the National Wine Awards of Canada 2018. All seven of the Fitz wines submitted won medals, with the signature sparkling wines capturing 4 golds. Listed below are the gold medal winners recognized by…

BUILDING COMMUNITY YEAR-ROUND: ‘SOURCED’ POP UP DINNERS RETURN

From June to September, The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is launching her second instalment of unique pop up dinner experiences aimed at bringing the local Okanagan community together. ‘Sourced’ is a pop up farm-to-table dinner series that is re-imagining what it means to eat with hyper-local dinners that tell one edible story at a…

Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

“Costasera Contemporary Art”: Masi presents the work of Canadian artist Susan A. Point dedicated to Costasera Amarone in Vancouver

 The work “Traditional Legacy” has been reproduced on the label of a fine selection of Costasera 2000 The painting “Traditional Legacy” by Canadian artist Susan A. Point, and inspired by Masi’s iconic Costasera Amarone wine, was unveiled on 30 April in Vancouver, at the Wildebeest Restaurant. The initiative is part of the “Costasera Contemporary Art” project…

C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre present C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie Directed by Lauren Taylor Featuring Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney This is the sixth installment of the FLYING START program – giving a stage to new professional playwrights.   Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova), Vancouver June 1 to…

Our Mother’s Day #Favourites to spoil Mum

MUM’S THE WORD: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SERVES UP MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH, DINNER BUFFETS ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 MAMMA MIA: CIBO TRATTORIA PAYS HOMAGE TO MOMS BY HOSTING CELEBRATORY BRUNCH, DINNER SERVICES ON SUNDAY, MAY 13 Celebrate Mother’s Day in the most delicious way at Dockside Restaurant From YEW’s Famous Mother’s Day Brunch to…

ACCLAIMED VINTNERS JOIN BURDOCK & CO FOR NATURALIST WINEMAKERS’ DINNER

Revered Italian winemakers co-host evening  dedicated to sustainable wines   Burdock & Co is shedding light on the intriguing techniques, philosophies and flavours that support naturalist wines by hosting a sustainably-focused winemakers’ dinner on Thursday, May 17. The event will be attended by acclaimed naturalist winemakers Elisabetta Foradori and Mateja Gravner; both will join Burdock & Co in…

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DINNER RAISES $10,774 FOR FOUNDRY KELOWNA, KARIS SUPPORT SOCIETY & SLOW FOOD CANADA

The Paisley Notebook creator, Aman Dosanj is proud to announce that her recent International Women’s Day collaboration dinner on March 8 has generated a donation of $10,774.30 for Foundry Kelowna, KARIS Support Society and Slow Food Canada.   The special 5-course wine-paired dinner at Tantalus Vineyards united Chefs from British Columbia and Alberta with wine…

Join Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in exploring the incredible bounty of Lazio, Italy. The farm is covered with olive trees and vineyards and boasts a beautiful pool and vistas. This beautiful area is also home to many ancient Etruscan necropolis and ruins. We will harvest seasonal produce and use meat from the heritage breed cattle, pigs and chickens located…

Food Expert Angie Quaale Publishes Eating Local in the Fraser Valley

New book is a food-lover’s guide to British Columbia’s culinary rich region   With decades of culinary experience in the Fraser Valley, local food expert and author, Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store, releases her first book, Eating Local in the Fraser Valley, that celebrates the bounty of Canadian food.  Eating Local in the Fraser…