Wines from Rioja Brings Stunning Selections to BC Liquor Stores this April

Consumers Given Two Opportunities to Taste through All 12 Wines at FREE Events   Wines from Rioja are in the spotlight in 60 BC Liquor Stores this April, featuring several brand new selections of wines from this popular Spanish growing region as well as some well-established favourites on the shelves. An informative brochure has been creative for consumers…

Vancouver’s Quini To Power LAWineFest Popular Consumer Awards

LAWineFest Announces New “Popular Choice Awards” for 10th Anniversary, May 30-31   Celebrating the Event’s Most Popular Wines; Voted Directly by Attendees in Real-Time and Powered by Quini – A Revolutionary New Wine Tasting App   The first of its kind in California, the LAWineFest Popular Choice Awards will take place throughout event weekend, May 30-31, powered…

Celebrate Malbec World Day in BC with Free Wine Tastings

Are your tastebuds ready to tango?  Friday, April 17 2015 is the 5th annual Malbec World Day.  In honour of Argentina’s flagship varietal, British Columbians will be treated to FREE tastings both PRIVATE and select BCLDB stores.  The following wine stores will host complimentary consumer tastings.  Each store will pour at least 6 different wines, including Malbecs and Malbec…

Summer nights filled with music return to the South Okanagan 

Tinhorn Creek’s Canadian Concert Series to host big names in 2015 Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is pleased to announce that their Canadian Concert Series is returning for 2015 with a stellar line-up of musical artists gracing the picturesque amphitheatre stage, including Yukon Blonde, Rich Hope & His Blue Rich Rangers, the John Welsh Band and Reuben & The Dark. The much-anticipated annual…

100% LILLOOET AT FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY

A New Milestone: 100% Lillooet at Fort Berens Estate Winery This week, Fort Berens Estate Winery in Lillooet is releasing their 2015 spring line-up which includes their 2014 Pinot Gris, 2014 Riesling, 2014 Pinot Noir Rosé, 2014 23 Camels White and 2013 White Gold. Rolf de Bruin, founder and one of the owners of Fort…

Vancouver Foodster Pizza Challenge Award Winners 

The Vancouver Foodster 2nd Pizza Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants around Vancouver, Burnaby and North Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from March 5-28, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for their People’s Choice favourites. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners…

THE COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL OKANAGAN FEST-OF-ALE, APRIL 10&11, 2015  

The final countdown is on! We’re counting down the days until beer lovers unite at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre to celebrate the 20th Annual Okanagan Fest-of-Ale. The Okanagan’s long-standing and well-loved festival celebrating everything to do with beer is quickly approaching! It runs on Friday April 10th from 4-9pm and Saturday April 11th from 12-6pm and tickets are selling quickly…

Blooming Blues: Mother’s Day gift ideas from PAPYRUS

A mother’s love for her child never withers – so why give her something that does? This Mother’s Day, bud a new tradition with PAPYRUS, whose unparalleled collection of private-label and third-party products offer an escape from the weathered ritual of gifting bouquets. With floral-patterned home décor, fashion accessories and cards, PAPYRUS has everything you may…

Lougheed celebrates continuous play with launch of eco-friendly playground

Lougheed celebrates continuous play with launch of eco-friendly playground Shopping centre takes playtime to new heights with unique addition Families are flocking to Lougheed to get a first look at its new eco-friendly playground, now open at centre court. Recommended for children ages 5-12, the compact and contemporary structure is designed to look and feel just like the…

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival Announces BC Place Lineup, May 1 to 3

RAISE THE ROOF: EAT! VANCOUVER FOOD + COOKING FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING FOR THE ULTIMATE CONSUMER FOOD SHOWCASE AT BC PLACE MAY 1-3Tickets On Sale Now for Three-day Exposition and Tasting Show That Closes Out Canada’s Largest Celebration of Food and Drink The culinary world descends on Vancouver the weekend of May 1 to 3 as the 13th…

Devour Kelowna Recap

On Saturday, March 7, Kelowna’s best and brightest culinary talents were out in full force at Okanagan College for Devour. This is a spirited event where chefs, brewmasters, mixologists, winemakers and distillers get together for an evening of pure indulgence. The second annual Devour event in Kelowna was a huge success, with nearly 30 restaurants…