Whirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek

On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge…

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…

Once Upon a Wine

The APVSA is a Montreal based company, which helps European wine producers find new markets in Canada and the United States. Their most recent tour was titled ‘Once Upon a Wine’ and featured affordable wines from France and Spain, many of which were organic and vegan wines. Producers included Arriezu Vineyards and Etedaria from Spain…

2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival

The 2018 Vancouver International Wine Festival has begun. Now in its 40th year, this weeklong celebration begins with a series of wine related dinners spread across the city. Portugal and Spain are this year’s featured countries, but with sixteen countries represented and 173 wineries pouring a combined 1,450 wines at 50 events, no matter what…

Quini Launches Restaurant Industry’s First Integrated Wine Sales, Training and Customer Engagement Software Platform

QUINI SOMM™ Maximizes Wine Sales and Improves Efficiencies in Full Service Restaurants Quini (www.quiniwine.com), the leader in real-time wine tasting sensory data and technology solutions today announced QUINI SOMM™, the first and only integrated software platform designed to maximize wine sales, standardize staff knowledge and unify and enhance customer experience in the full service restaurant industry…

Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting

The Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting returns to Dockside November 17th   Coal Harbour Liquor Store welcomes 20 wineries pouring 100 wines   Coal Harbour Liquor Store is pleased to announce the return of its popular Pelican Bay Fall Wine Tasting at Dockside Restaurant in the Granville Island Hotel. On November 17th, nearly 20 wineries and…

CONTEST open to Singles or A Couple WIN tickets to a Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting “It’s Science!”

Wine Adventures Magazine blends science with wine for a delicious social psychology experiment on LOVE. Enter to win a ticket, or a pair of tickets to Wine Adventures Magazine special “scientific” Wine Tasting. To enter leave a comment on this post telling us if you are a single male/female, age range 19-29, 30-39,40-49,50-59,60+ or let…

Quini Expands Wine Tasting Education Program – Partners with everything WINE and Offers Wine Tasting Tips

Quini (www.quiniwine.com), the wine market intelligence platform and wine tasting app has expanded its tasting and education events footprint to include Everything Wine (www.everythingwine.ca), British Columbia’s wine superstore. Quini’s thematic wine tasting and education series will launch at Everything Wine’s North Vancouver location on February 3rd, 2015. Multiple sessions will be held each month covering…

World’s Highest Altitude Vineyards: Wines of Argentina Tasting Friday, January 30

What happens when you bring together the warm climate temperatures of a southern hemisphere country at the very edges of grape growing and the world’s highest altitude vineyards? Some very captivating wines.   When: Friday, Jan 30, 2015 7PM Where: Baguette & Co French Bakery & Cafe 2509 Main Street, 2nd Floor Tickets + Details: http://argentinawines.eventbrite.ca Join wine journalist…

Bienvenuti Barbara Tamburini!

Recently I attended a special evening of wine tasting at Hellam Vineyard, a popular wine store and wine bar in La Conner, Washington.   It was a very special wine tasting with Italian winemaker Barbara Tamburini arriving fresh on the heels of ten days at the Kapalua Wine Festival which was preceded by three days of seminars…

Westwood Wines Wine Tasting June 13th – 16th

  At Westwood Wines this week, they are tasting wines from 50th Parallel Estate on Friday, June 13th and new releases from Cassini Cellars of Oliver from Saturday June 14th to Tuesday June 16th.  Alice, a representative for 50th Parallel will be in the store on Friday, from 4 to 7 to pour wines.  …