Wine

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Tantalus Vineyards

  Following our visit and wine tasting at Tantalus Vineyards in October we just had to share our personal favourites…

Liquidity The 12 Wines of Christmas

  OUR LIQUID HISTORY With the holidays just around the corner, it is time to start planning. What wines are…

Tri-City International Food and Wine Festival – Part 1

  As one who lives out in the burbs, I am delighted with all the events, John Gerum and Caroline…

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…

AnnaLena Holiday News 

     Holiday Menus, Parties, Catering and Team Member Updates   After a bustling summer season, the team at Kitsilano’s…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Shop the Wine Sale at Tulalip Resort

  Tulalip Resort’s annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale is the perfect place to do some holiday shopping. Their…

#TasteofThursday Chefs Jackson and DeSouza Table-Side Tuna Ceviche recipe

  This is the third in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine…

LITTLE ZIGGY IS FIGHTING BACK

  Comox Valley’s 40 Knots Winery continues to battle with Loblaws   40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery continues their…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Fairview Cellars

  We are pleased to bring you our second Holiday Gift Suggestion – Fairview Cellars Cabernet Franc at $35.99 and…

Tulalip Resort Casino Hosts Annual Taste of Tulalip Holiday Wine Sale This November 21, 22 and 24

  Shop for the Perfect Holiday Gift at a Fraction of the Price!     Tulalip Resort Casino’s Sommelier Tom Thompson…

FARMER’S APPRENTICE WELCOMES KINOME JAPANESE KITCHEN FOR SECOND COLLABORATIVE DINNER OF 2017

  Chefs Gunawan and Matarai Join Forces to Host a Six-Course Dinner with Sake, Wine Pairings on November 20  …

Italian Wines in the World

  Italy is an ancient wine world with more than 500 DOC’s or specific recognized wine regions and more than…

Culinary Star Power Arrives at Four Seasons Whistler for Cornucopia Wine and Food Celebration

  Four Seasons’ restaurant, SIDECUT Modern Steak, is bringing a world of talent to Whistler Village for the celebration of food and…

Domaine Lafage and herb-roast lamb

Domaine Lafage and roast lamb   As a young man Jean Marc Lafage (co-proprietor of Domaine Lafage) always knew what…

CheckMate’s Merlot Launch Dinner and Open House

  Join our talented Winemaker, Phil McGahan for a delicious farm to table dinner in our unique tasting room, The…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The…

GOLD RUSH: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR CHEF ALEX CHEN WINS HIS SECOND GOLD MEDAL PLATES TITLE AT THE 2017 REGIONALS IN VICTORIA

  Previous Champion Returns to Top of Podium at 12th Annual Prestigious Chef Competition, Earns Right to Represent BC at the…

Enjoy the New Fall menu at Dockside Restaurant

  Earlier in October, I was invited to a media event at the Dockside Restaurant at the Granville Island Hotel…

FLAVOURS OF FALL: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR UNVEILS NEW FALL TASTING MENU

  Daily Tasting Menu Features Unique Culinary Collaboration by Boulevard Chefs, Wine Pairings and Selection of Handmade Confections, Bonbons Served…

Wine Touring in the Okanagan Valley – Quails’ Gate Winery

  Quails’ Gate is a large, family owned winery located in West Kelowna. The family has farmed the land since…

R. v. Comeau appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada

  Liquidity Wines is proud to be one of five small BC wineries, including 50th Parallel, Noble Ridge, Okanagan Crush…

Il Feuduccio and classic risotto

the wines of Il Feuduccio & classic risotto The leaves have turned, the wind blows a bit harder down the…

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market

  Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation   The…

CinCin’s 2017 Mushroom and Truffle Festival

  Mushroom & Truffle Dinner   Don’t miss this truly special five-course truffle dinner experience. In celebration of CinCin Ristorante +…

LURE the cookbook – just like having Chef Ned Bell in your kitchen

  Well, maybe not exactly like having Chef Ned Bell in your kitchen but a close encounter from the Ocean…

Mirabel – Of Wondrous Beauty a wine review by @Sam_WineTeacher

  On a hot and sunny afternoon, I walked into Dunbar’s New District wine shop for a special tasting of…

Road 13 Vineyards Celebrates Successful Summer Season, Bounty of Awards, New Fall Releases Plus Wine Pairing Recipe From Ned Bell

  Road 13 Vineyards saw another busy summer season of wine loving tourists and locals through their Golden Mile Bench tasting…

Wednesday Wine Reviews @Sam_WineTeacher

  2012 Chardonnay Reserve Noble Ridge Okanagan Falls, BC $29.90 Golden yellow colour with medium intensity. Buttered toast, apple, pear…

Meyer Family Vineyards Pinot Noir and Tunisian Couscous

  I’ve had the great pleasure of knowing Jak Meyer, and subsequently his world-class wines at Meyer Family Vineyards, for…