Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Quails’ Gate Winery

  We are supporters of the British Columbia wine industry and so far have featured a number of our favourite wineries in Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions This time we are featuring the family owned Quails’ Gate Winery and we are doing so not just because we like their wines but also because family owned and estate…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Hester Creek Estate Winery

  This delightful sparkling 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…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions

  All our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions, so far, in one place. You’re making your list, checking it twice, going to find out who’s naughty or nice! Then you’re SHOPPING. Our #FAVOURITETHINGS Holiday Gift Suggestion have lots of good ideas for your Holiday and Christmas gift giving. Our #FavouriteThings – Tasteful Reading as Gifts Our…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – The View Winery

  We absolutely love the wines from The View Winery. Why are we so taken with the extensive line up of wines and Wards ciders from The View? What sets them apart from other Okanagan wines and ciders? Every bottle or can is filled with personality. Just like owner Jennifer Molgat the inspiration, perspiration, incentive, ambition…

Our #FavouriteThings Gift Suggestions – The Okanagan Table Cookbook by Chef Rod Butters

  With special thanks to Chef Rod Butters who has kindly provided a selection of his restaurant’s favourite recipes that are featured in his Cookbook The Okanagan Table. Highly in demand and another of our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.   Braised Beets and Crumbled Chèvre   serves 4 Whether slow roasted in an oven to…

Blue Grouse Estate Winery ends 2017 with a new look

  The winery’s new website truly captures the Vancouver Island wine experience Over the past five years, a lot has changed at Blue Grouse Estate Winery, and they are celebrating these changes with a new web look. Since the Brunner family purchased one of Cowichan Valley’s oldest estate vineyards and winery in 2012, they have given the…

Decadent Holiday Take-Home Treats from La Glace

  La Glace Ice Cream Introduces Seasonal Flavours Worth Giving    La Glace brings delightful French elegance to holiday soirées and cozy winter nights with a festive line-up of seasonal ice creams, pastries, and confections. Classic Yuletide flavours add a dash of tradition and a pinch of whimsy to this holiday collection. Gingerbread cookies, peppermint meringues…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery

  There may technically only be twelve days of Christmas but the reality is the parties, dinners and special events abound throughout December. You can be ready for any occasion whether you’re the host and hostess or the invited guest. Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery should be your go-to solution. Remember it’s never too early to start planning,…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Meyers Family Vineyards

  Makers of some very fine wines that we have reviewed before on MyVanCity.ca. Most recently the Meyers Family Vineyards Pinot Noir. This time we’re recommending the delicious Meyer Family Vineyards Methode Traditionelle Extra Brut Sparkling NV that we tasted at the Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine…

Roots Lights Up Holiday Shopping with an Immersive Digital Gift Guide

  Watch Northern Light, a magical holiday event inspired by Canadian Winter, on RootsNorthernLights.com Northern Light: the culmination of Roots’ Canada 150 Celebrations “As part of our commitment to the Canadian Arts & Culture industry, we worked with a talented community of Canadian musicians and designers to create an immersive show of light and sound,” says…

CheckMate’s Open House is this Saturday, November 25th

  Visit CheckMate for Winter in Wine Country to experience our 2014 Merlots, tour the winery and meet our hardworking team.  Explore our exceptional gift packaging options for the wine lovers on your Holiday Gift Giving List while sampling our New Vintage Merlots paired with canapes. NOVEMBER 25, 2017 11AM-3PM CHECKMATE ARTISANAL WINERY 4799 WILD…