AT HOME WITH MIJUNE PAK: WINE WEDNESDAYS
Looking for a little more excitement for your Wine Wednesday? Follow Me Foodie and Top Chef Canada star Mijune Pak is inviting local sommeliers to join her in a blind tasting and challenge.
Now is your chance to be a part of a new Instagram Live series At Home with Mijune Pak: Wine Wednesdays which started May 13. Each week Mijune will challenge three local Sommeliers in a fun blind tasting. Later, after you’ve watched the sommeliers do a blind tasting and attempt to guess the different attributes of the wines you can purchase the small lot, hard- to- find wines at BC Liquor Stores. These newly released, light and refreshing white and rosé wines will be available in select BC Liquor Stores starting in May. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to savour these unique wines and watch as some of BC’s best sommeliers compete!
Today, June 17th a whole new series of Wine Wednesdays starts with sommeliers Leagh Barkley, formerly Wine Director at Blue Water Cafe; Kelcie Jones, Wine Director at Chambar; and Woody Wu, Co-Owner and Managing Partner of Origo Club.
It’s going to be so much fun!
The first series completed on June 3rd and if you missed it watch at @mijunepak on Instagram
Read more about each episode and discover the wines tasted here.
The wines that were blind tasted on the first, second, third and finale episode of Mijune Pak: Wine Wednesdays are all available to ship to your door, or purchase in select BC Liquor Stores (for a limited time)
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Mijune is an international food and travel personality, founder of FollowMeFoodie.com and resident judge on Top Chef Canada and Iron Chef Canada. As an advocate for culinary tourism, The Sunday Times named her one of the “World’s Most Extreme Foodies”. Mijune also judges The Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards, Bocuse d’Or Canada National Selections, Air Canada’s enRoute Best New Restaurants, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, Taste Canada Awards, BC Product of the Year Awards, Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards, Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship, and many other notable awards.
Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Mijune [mē-june (like the month she was born in)] started her food and travel blog, FollowMeFoodie.com, in July 2009. Her hobby quickly turned into a full on career. It led her to her own “Follow Me Foodie” column in the WE Vancouver newspaper, regular segments on Global Morning News, CTV Morning Live and other media outlets. She has also served on the BC Chef’s Association’s Board of Directors. After establishing a credible reputation in Canada, Mijune’s expertise as a culinary adventurer has gained recognition on a global scale.
Alongside judging and on camera work, she is a curator and host for culinary and lifestyle events, public speaker, collaborator and spokesperson. This year she launched her first product – limited edition chocolate bars – which sold out on a daily basis. She is currently working on more products and will be releasing them soon.
Follow her insatiable appetite for food, current projects, and new destinations @MijunePak
Information provided by Mijune Pak, Follow Me Foodie.