SWINE MEETS WINE: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR EXTENDS SUNDAY SUPPER SERIES BY ADDING STRING OF “PIG AND PINOT” EVENTS THIS FALL 

‘Nose-to-Tail’ Dinners Feature Family Style Feast Along With Cedar Creek Pinot Gris Reception When: Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27 Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, 845 Burrard St., Vancouver B.C. Price: $52 per person plus tax and gratuity ($82 with wine pairings); two-guest minimum Tickets: Available online at boulevardvancouver.ca/events   This fall, Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar adds…

It’s Friday…what are you doing this weekend and week ahead

  Tinhorn Creek Vineyards releases first vintage of Golden Mile Bench Chardonnay    Kelowna’s Lakeshore Wine Route returns with “Unleashed”   If Pigs Could “Moo” Popular Pig Out festival signals that summer isn’t far away     Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5   TIME TO JAM All-day breakfast joint Jam…

Wine Reviews from the Wine Teacher

  2012 Chardonnay Cedar Creek Kelowna, BC $17.95 Silver medal Tasted 2014 06 This Chardonnay has a small amount of Pinot Gris added to it. Lemon yellow in colour with medium-light intensity.  The nose shows aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple and a hint of banana. Good structure.  Eleven months of sur lees aging give it…