Wines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

We raised a toast to ocean conservation at Ocean Wise and Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s annual Wine for Waves on Friday, April 13 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Guests had a chance to get the first sips of Spring Wine Releases from Naramata Bench Wineries Association and taste delicious, sustainable seafood from Ocean Wise … Read moreWines for Waves featuring Naramata Bench Wineries Association

Friday, April 13 was one of the luckiest days of the year so far for #BCWine Lovers

On Friday, April 13 the Naramata Bench Wineries Association member wineries were on hand for an afternoon media/trade tasting  followed by Wines for Waves in the evening. All in all it was an incredible wine tasting experience. My day started with a blind tasting of four Naramata wines presented by  Naramata Bench winemakers – Val Tait … Read moreFriday, April 13 was one of the luckiest days of the year so far for #BCWine Lovers

White, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine

  No matter whether your favourite #bcwine is a White, Red, Rosé, Still, Sparkling or Bubbly we have recommendations to make your Valentine’s Day special.   Is there anything more romantic than sharing a glass of wine? I think not. If that glass of wine just happens to be a BC Wine you’re on the … Read moreWhite, Red, Rosé #bcwine we have a recommendation for your Valentine

Our final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018

  So far we have 25 new suggestions for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2018 + Our #FavouriteThings #BCWine recommendations   Valentine’s Day and our #FavouriteThings – Shades of Red For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines HEART TO HEART: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR HOSTS EXCLUSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER … Read moreOur final recap of our suggestions for Valentine’s Day 2018

For Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines

This is a bit of a no brainer. Who wouldn’t want to start or end their Valentine’s Day with bubbles and sparkling wines? Especially if they are BC Bubbles and BC Sparkling Wines. Our #FavouriteThings Bubbles and Sparkling wine recommendations to make Valentine’s a very special day.   THE ONE 2012 2012 “The One” Sparkling … Read moreFor Valentine’s Day we recommend Our #FavouriteThings bubbles and sparkling BC wines

Our #FavouriteThings to make New Year’s the best ever

  Not surprising our Holiday #FavouriteThings are also our New Year’s recommendations. Enjoy your New Year’s celebrations with these great BC Wines and ciders. Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions from Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775 Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings to make New Year’s the best ever

The Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Last minute shoppers this is for you! Get your rear in gear and start shopping. We have a whole list of ideas for everyone on your list. This is our final recap of all the great suggestions for Christmas gift giving 2017.With special thanks to all those companies, Chefs, wineries and shops who provided samples … Read moreThe Final recap of Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – 23 Last Minute Ideas

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Perseus Winery

  You’re organized and plan ahead. That means you have already started your holiday shopping. We have a suggestion that will make you the favourite Santa. We tasting the Perseus Winery Sparkling Chardonnay NV at the Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience – Bubbles and Brunch at Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ in August. … Read moreOur #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Perseus Winery

Naramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

  Back To Our Roots Celebration for Canada’s 150th   Twenty – eight member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are prepping for  their annual “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate harvest event” on September 9. This is a wine and food event for wine enthusiasts to plan an Okanagan Fall … Read moreNaramata Bench Wineries Association TAILGATE PARTY September 9

Judging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

  I was lucky enough to be invited to judge at this year’s Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards, held at Government House in Victoria. These wine awards, established in 2003, by then Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo, are designed to recognize excellence in wine making. Unlike other competitions, there are no bronze, silver or gold medals handed … Read moreJudging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

Pairing Curry + Wine at Vancouver’s Inaugural Curry Cup Competition

      On Tuesday March 4th, eight of Vancouver’s top chefs competed to win the Inaugural Curry Cup in the presence of Vancouver’s food lovers, media, and  distinguished panel of judges who sampled eight diverse curries. Presented by the Chefs’ Table Society of B.C., the sold-out event was held at Main Street’s Heritage Hall and … Read morePairing Curry + Wine at Vancouver’s Inaugural Curry Cup Competition