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…

TIFFANY PRESENTS THREE ICONIC COLLECTIONS FOR FALL

Design Director Francesca Amfitheatrof Imbues Jewellery with New and Unmistakable Style   Design director Francesca Amfitheatrof anticipates a brilliant fall with new interpretations of Tiffany Victoria™, Tiffany Bow and Tiffany Infinity. In reimagining these signature collections, she brings out the strengths of each, sculpting them in metals of harmonious colours highlighted with diamonds, creating jewellery…

Introducing Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda joining our #TasteofThursday feature

We are pleased to introduce a new addition to our #TasteofThursday weekly feature. Welcome Chef Ron Shaw of Grapes & Soda, Farmer’s Apprentice’s new natural wine bar from co-owners David Gunawan and Dara Young.   RON SHAW Executive Chef Ron Shaw’s pedigree as the former Executive Chef of Vancouver restaurant Bishop’s, where he studied under celebrated chef and…

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Partners with Live Nation Canada for The Keg Concert Series 

To celebrate the Ultimate Night Out, five contest winners will receive VIP Keg Concert Series Experiences for select Live Nation concerts across Canada this summer    The Keg Steakhouse + Bar and Live Nation Canada announced today the launch of a new experiential program, The Keg Concert Series. The series includes ten highly anticipated concerts…

33rd annual Filberg Festival Celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada July 31 to August 3, 2015!

The Filberg Festival has always been known for its great entertainment and this year is sure to exceed expectations. New to 2015 is a Friday evening performance featuring Canadian alternative country/blues/folk rock band the Cowboy Junkies. Cowboy Junkies were formed in Toronto in 1985 by siblings Michael Timmins, Margo Timmins, Peter Timmins and friend Alan…

Vancouver Foodster announces the Sangria Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Sangria Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sangria creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their sangria creations on their menu from July 8-30, 2015. A few of the unique creations in this challenge: Catch 122 The White Dragon The White Dragon Price: $12…