Wine

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…

Officially launched this week – Jill Spoor Terroir White Blend

  On Tuesday afternoon I was fortunate to have attended the official launch of Sommelier Jill Spoor’s Terroir White Blend…

Global Alliance to Protect Wine Place Names Welcomes the British Columbia Wine Institute During Vinexpo 2017

  Wine Origins group expands to 23 with addition of British Columbia, McLaren Vale and Texas   Leadership from the…

Osoyoos Kicks Off Summer with Annual Cherry Fiesta, July 1

  Canada Day celebration includes live entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks and more On Saturday, July 1, the town of Osoyoos…

SUMMERDINE 2017 – LES DAMES DO DINNER

  ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH   Mark Wednesday, August 16th on your calendar for a delicious province-wide dining…

Cibo Trattoria – Father’s Day, Mangia Vancouver, and More.

CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY   Join us on Sunday, June 18th to celebrate Father’s Day with a special Prime Rib Dinner…

Dividend is back! Liquidity Wine, Bistro and Gallery

  We are excited to announce that we have now released the 2015 vintage of our Bordeaux inspired Dividend. This…

Similkameen Wineries Association becomes Similkameen Independent Winegrowers as it evolves its brand identity.

  The Similkameen Independent Winegrowers launched its new brand identity including its name, logo and a new website at a…

#TasteofThursday House Made Lemon Ricotta recipe paired with Liquidity Viognier

  House Made Lemon Ricotta     Ingredients: – 2L Homogenized Milk – 1L Whipping Cream – 30g Salt –…

Okanagan Culinary Adventure continues with Ambrosia by Chef Bongo

  It was with much anticipation that we continued our Okanagan Culinary Adventure with the premier event of the weekend…

Explore the Okanagan’s many facets – come hell or high water

If ever there was a time to remind us of the many facets of the Okanagan, the flooding of some…

Italian Wine School – “All about Italian sparkling wines”

  If you are a lover of Italian wines you won’t want to miss the series of Italian Wine School…

Mayne Island Pinot Noir Challenge

The location – Mayne Island. The setting – stunning ocean view The weather – perfect. The cast – the usual…

Okanagan Falls Winery Association 6th Annual PARTY IN THE PARK

Tickets have just been released for the Okanagan Falls Winery Association’s 6th Annual Party in the Park. Held in the…

Noble Ridge’s “The One” Sparkling Awarded SPARKLING WINE OF THE YEAR!

  The entire team at Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery in Okanagan Falls, BC are thrilled to accept this award…

Okanagan Culinary Adventure – Miradoro Restaurant at Tinhorn Creek

  While visiting the Okanagan we had a short list of restaurants we wanted to try. Some of the chefs…

Check Out What’s Happening This Summer at Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar

  And we are all excited at Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar. We have a brand new Happy Hour Menu available from…

Okanagan Culinary Adventure – Chapter two – Enchanté by Bongo Wines

  Although slightly out of order I thought it would be most inspirational to start on the second day of…

Wines of British Columbia Storm Seattle with BC’s Top Chefs!

  The Wines of British Columbia will be in the Seattle spotlight during a multi-chef collaborative BC VQA Wine-paired dinner in partnership…

A Sunday Drive in the Valley: The Mount Lehman Wine Triangle

  I dropped by Singletree in April for their spring release  and after opening their Rosé for dinner one night…

HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD BOIL SERIES

Communal Seafood Boil Takes Centre Stage on Downtown Restaurant’s Wrap-Around Outdoor Patio for Third Year in a Row Boulevard Kitchen…

Just like a fine wine, Hy’s Steakhouse gets better with age.

  We have been dining at Hy’s Steakhouse off and on since the 70’s. Back in the day Hy’s Encore…

Liber Farm & Winery Focuses on Organics

  New Similkameen Valley Winery Releases its 2016 Vintage   A new organic, Similkameen vineyard is set to debut their…

Deep South Meets Down Under at Mamie Taylor’s

  Chinatown restaurant to host Australia’s Alpha Box & Dice for a culture clash winemakers dinner on June 20   Mamie Taylor’s Restaurant…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

    2015 Cliffhanger Red Moraine Penticton, BC $17.50 This is a blend of Merlot and Malbec. Garnet red with…

LIQUIDITY WINES TOASTS BIG WINS AT TWO GLOBAL WINE COMPETITIONS

  The team at Liquidity Wines is celebrating two new additions to their awards shelf granted by the industry’s most…

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM: CIBO TRATTORIA MARKS SUMMER SOLSTICE BY HOSTING CHIANTI DINNER ON JUNE 21

One-Night-Only Wine Dinner Features Four-Course Italian Meal Paired With Select Wines Hailing from the Chianti Region of Tuscany   The…

Wednesday Wine Reviews

  2015 Red Chaberton Langley, BC $15.00 Garnet red in colour tinged with purple and medium-deep intensity. Earthy, smoky notes…

Celebrate the season at the Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting

  Sample amazing wines, craft beers, ciders and more on Dockside’s award-winning patio   Coal Harbour Liquor Store is pleased…

Wines of British Columbia Present Chef Meets BC Grape Signature Tasting this Spring in Vancouver and Victoria

    This spring the Wines of British Columbia expands its annual Chef Meets BC Grape Signature Tasting fundraising event…