Wine

Vancouver International Wine Festival 2018 Preview

  The Blue Water Café’s Oceans Room was the site of a recent media tasting event for the upcoming Vancouver…

To The Victor Belong the Spoils…

  We were definitely spoiled as we joined the throng of happy guests  celebrating the opening of The Victor Restaurant and Lounge…

Ring in 2018 with CheckMate

  On behalf of the CheckMate Team, I would like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year.  I’m…

LIQUIDITY WINES LAUNCHES CANADA’S FIRST WINE TASTING CLUB

  Equity Tasting Club invites wine lovers to try before they buy   We’ve all been there: hopelessly browsing shelves…

CAFÉ MEDINA PLAYS HOST TO SECOND ANNUAL AUSTRALIA DAY WINE DINNER ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

  Vancouver Brunch Destination Lights up the Night by Pairing Five-Course Menu with Wine Australia as Part of 2018 Dine Out™ Vancouver…

The Westin Bayshore’s H2 Rotisserie & Bar and H Tasting Lounge make their Dine Out Vancouver debuts Jan 19 – Feb 4

  H2 presents $30 Dine Out menu, H Tasting Lounge offers a $40 Dine Out menu and a World Chef…

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…

Dig In, Dine Out, Pop-Up! Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise® Pop-Up Returns For Second Year During Dine Out Vancouver

  Attention seafood lovers! Back by popular demand, the Ocean Wise® Pop-Up Café returns to Vancouver Aquarium during the Dine…

Homer St. Café announces three-course Dine Out Vancouver Menu

Yaletown eatery offers popular dishes for Dine Out 2018  Once again, Homer St. Café and Bar is pleased to present…

Tableau Bar Bistro to celebrate Dine Out Vancouver’s 16th anniversary

  A three-course menu highlights classic and new dishes for Dine Out 2018   Tableau Bar Bistro is excited to…

Dine Out Vancouver returns to Donnelly Group pubs and cocktail clubs across the city

  Fresh, satisfying, scratch-made menus offer amazing value and flavour for only $20!   This year’s Donnelly Group Dine Out…

Four Seasons Resort Whistler Launches Decadent Sunday Brunch at SIDECUT – Starting January 14

  From Dim Sum to Donuts, Including a Gorgeous Rib Roast and 25% off  Select Wines   It’s all well…

LOCAL INGREDIENTS MEET EXOTIC FLAIR AT VANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE

Burdock & Co collaborates with Tokyo’s Kantera Restaurant to host  gastronomical adventure for Dine Out Vancouver Festival Event   Winter…

Chardonnay Showdown with @Sam_WineTeacher

  After tasting several amazing BC chardonnays, I decided I wanted to compare them to a top end white Burgundy…

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…

BC Hospitality Foundation Invites Applications for 2018 Hospitality Scholarships

  The BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is best known for providing financial assistance to hospitality industry members who are facing…

The Italian Kitchen moves house to new Burrard Street location

  If you were a fan of the old Italian Kitchen on Alberni Street, and who wasn’t, you will love,…

VANCOUVER WORLD CHEF EXCHANGE BRINGS INTERNATIONAL FLAVOURS TO DINE OUT VANCOUVER FESTIVAL

Celebrate Global Gastronomy with the Third Annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange, Presented by Aeroplan Take your taste buds abroad at…

Wednesday Wine Reviews by @Sam_WineTeacher

  2010 Syrah Desert Hills Oliver, BC $36.90 Garnet red with medium intensity. Red berries and dried herbs on the…

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…

What are you doing New Years, New Year’s Eve?

  Just a few suggestions for anyone still looking for New Year’s Eve celebration options. Most restaurants require advance notice…

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…

Dine Out Vancouver Announces Details of BC VQA Wine Brunches

  In January, four local restaurants will host elegant reception-style brunches in conjunction with the 2018 Dine Out Vancouver Festival…

#FavouriteThings – Wine Festivals

  Got a wine lover on your gift list? How about tickets to a wine festival? I can assure you,…

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…

One more of Our #FavouriteThings A Perfect Gift for the BC Wine Lover

Special Holiday Pricing ChefmeetsBCGrape Tickets Take advantage of early bird pricing on three outstanding ChefmeetsBCGrape events in Vancouver, Calgary and…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Mirabel Vineyards

  If you love BC wine as much as we do we’re sure you have a list of your favourites…

Henricsson Vineyards a review by @Sam_WineTeacher

  It all began in 2013 when Peter Henricsson dropped by to have dinner with Torsten Allander of Foxtrot Winery…

Tableau Welcomes New Lead Bartender: Alex Black

Vancouver bar star joins Coal Harbour’s French bar bistro   Tableau Bar Bistro is pleased to announce the appointment of…

Our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775

  It’s almost Christmas and time for you to get your wine shopping on. ‘Tis the season for friends and…