Last chance to get your hands on Rosé and Bubbly!

National Geographic PhotoArk  Looking for something fun to do while you are in the Okanagan? Come by Liquidity and enjoy the world famous National Geographic PhotoArk exhibit. This world famous travelling exhibit is still up in our gallery for a couple more weeks – ending September 3rd. Come by and enjoy Joel Sartore’s beautiful images…

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…

Okanagan Falls Spring Release – Rosé OK

Okanagan Falls Winery Association kicked off their Spring Release 2018 with an afternoon trade and media Tasting followed by an evening public Tasting at the Terminal City Club Wednesday, April 18. It was an opportunity to taste the wonderful wines produced by this premier BC wine region. The boundaries reach from the shores of Skaha…

Make your next BC Wine experience a sleepover

Have you ever wished your wine touring offered a more personalized experience? Most wineries will accommodate special requests or private tastings if you have made arrangements in advance, please note these will often mean an additional cost. Many of the fine wineries in BC have a restaurant or bistro which allows you to enjoy a…

One more of Our #FavouriteThings A Perfect Gift for the BC Wine Lover

Special Holiday Pricing ChefmeetsBCGrape Tickets Take advantage of early bird pricing on three outstanding ChefmeetsBCGrape events in Vancouver, Calgary and the Okanagan Valley.   Each event will deliver a stunning and unique experience, bringing together fabulous BC wineries with top celebrity Chefs and Judges from across Canada.   What to expect?   Creative wine and…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Hester Creek Estate Winery

  This delightful wine was one of the first we tasted at Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience –  a BC VQA Okanagan Valley Hester Creek Estate Winery Trebbiano 2016 Easily a favourite any time of the year it is especially enjoyable with family and friends during…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 23 to 30

  A SECOND MUSICAL BLOODBATH HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CATCHY   Pacific Theatre presents  A GOOD WAY OUT by Cara Norrish   The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue   Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Trump Card – Winner Takes All   Colin Mochrie, Canadian Comedy Icon, Returns to Vancouver for…

The Grape Debate 2016

Should wine be made to age or made to drink? The Grape Debate 2016   It’s the ultimate act of delayed gratification – purchasing a bottle of wine with the intention of not opening it, possibly for many years. While the temptation of a well-stocked wine cellar is great, the rewards for ageing bottles are often…

Buying Local Means Giving Local

 This Holiday Season with BC VQA Wine Portion of December BC VQA Wine sales goes towards Food Banks BC   Buying Local Means Giving Local this Holiday Season with BC Wineries give local this holiday season donating partial proceeds from sales in BC VQA Wine Stores towards Food Banks BC as a proud sponsor of the 29th Annual…

ChefmeetsBCGrape celebrates 11 years pairing BC VQA wine and food

After 11 years ChefmeetsBCGrape is still going strong. With an increase in ticket sales and attendance by 90 wineries and ten restaurants, ChefmeetsBCGrape is continuing its tradition of wine and food pairing success in Vancouver. “This event not only supports a great organization, with all proceeds going to the Arts Club Theatre Company, but it…

Government Policy Announcement Good for BC Wine Industry and Sales of BC VQA Wine

Today’s announcement by the provincial government, regarding the implementation of more Liquor Policy Review recommendations, levels the playing field for the liquor retailing industry, according to the BC Wine Institute. “We support the government’s move to harmonize and simplify policies,” said Josie Tyabji, Chair of the Board of Directors for the BCWI. “These changes ensure…

BC Wineries Report Success at Farmers’ Markets

The first season of selling local wine, beer and spirits at farmers’ markets in British Columbia was good for consumers, vendors and the markets. Starting in June, BC Farmers’ Markets offered sales of locally-made wine, beer and spirits, following the provincial government’s move to modernize liquor laws. These changes came as the result of Parliamentary…