Golf Getaway to Tulalip Resort Casino

  While we’ve always loved golfing in the state of Washington, we hadn’t really thought of the Tulalip Resort Casino as a base for a golf getaway until we received an invitation to explore the option. Situated about 81 km (50 miles) north of SeaTac International Airport in Seattle, 93 km (58 miles) south of…

Our #FavouriteThings our Suggestions for Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2018 so far …

  Here are some suggestions for your Dine Out Vancouver Festival opportunities. Reservations highly recommended to avoid disappointment. Share your favourites with us on our social media Facebook, Twitter (@myvancity) and Instagram (@myvancityca) Dig In, Dine Out, Pop-Up! Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise® Pop-Up Returns For Second Year During Dine Out Vancouver DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL RESTAURANT BOOKINGS…

What Your Restaurant Servers Think of Their Wine Knowledge and What They Aren’t Telling You – Quini Poll

  Your senior servers know your wines well, but what guests experience in your casual fine dining restaurant, varies wildly If you’re going to offer a memorable guest experience, wine is a critical area you must get right. Servers in the areas we polled are upbeat and positive about their work. But when it comes to wine knowledge, they also offer…

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…

Taste BC 2018 Liberty Merchant Company is ready to pour it on for BC Children’s Hospital

  Liberty Merchant Company hosts the 23rd annual Taste BC: a fundraiser for the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Oak Tree Clinic. The Foundation provides specialized HIV care for infected women, pregnant women, partners, children and youth, and support services for affected families. Thanks to the generosity of participants and vendors, the event, with 100% of…

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…

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 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…

Valpolicella at Vij’s

  If you are a fan of Italian wines, especially those from Northern Italy, like I am, then you likely think of enjoying a glass of Valpolicella Classico with pizza or a tomato sauced pasta, some Valpolicella Ripasso with barbecued chicken or mushroom risotto and of course a rich intense Amarone with roasted meats or…

FREE MY GRAPES. ACT NOW!

  Support the growth of Canadian Wine!   Do your part today to support the growth of and access to local Canadian wines! It takes less than 30 seconds to send a letter to your provincial government asking for its help to permit Canadians the right to purchase and ship wine for personal use direct…

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…

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…