#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – McWatters Collection

Harry McWatters is a 49 year veteran of the thriving British Columbia wine industry who needs no introduction. We are going to let his wine speak for itself. This is a wine you will be proud to give this holiday season. Be sure to put the McWatter’s Meritage high on your list of gift suggestions. 

#FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions – Bench 1775 and 12 Days of Holiday Cheers

We have brought together your favourite wines of 2018 so that the recipient of this 12-day advent pack is surprised with a different wine each day. Each bottle comes wrapped in paper with a bow around its neck and is numbered 1 through 12.

Taste of Tuscany – presented by The Italian Trade Commission (ITA) and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West in collaboration with BCLS

A selection of premium Tuscan wines including new listings and best-selling classics hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada – West and ITA – Italian Trade Commission in collaboration with BCLS.

Discovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing

The fun part of not overloading your schedule is the opportunity to discover something new. Here’s the Thing Vineyard just opened this past May so it is definitely the newbie on Black Sage Road. New it may be but co-owner Leah McDowell does know a thing or two about wine. Formerly the owner of a … Read moreDiscovering the new kid on the block – Here’s the Thing

Road tripping to the Okanagan in the Ford Escape

What a wonderful weekend we had exploring the BC Okanagan and BC Wine Country.

Dining in the Okanagan – Miradoro at Tinhorn Creek

We just enjoyed the most wonderful dinner at Miradoro. Not only is the location absolutely stunning, and if you go for lunch be prepared for the most spectacular views in the region, but the dining experience is top notch.

“Consistently Exceptional Always Memorable” – Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is exceptional and our visit was memorable. Those are the words on the front of the brochure we picked up at the welcoming desk when we arrived for our overnight stay at the Guest House.

Flavours of Italy – presented by The Italian Trade Commission (ITA) and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West in collaboration with BCLS

Flavours of Italy At Valcucine/Montauk Sofa Italian furniture showroom in Gastown (228 Abbott St. Vancouver) On Tuesday, October 2 an enthusiastic group of British Columbia Liquor Store (BCLS) staff and a select number of media representatives attended the Flavours of Italy Educational Wine Seminar. The wine seminar was conducted by Iain Philip, DipWSET, Wine Educator … Read moreFlavours of Italy – presented by The Italian Trade Commission (ITA) and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West in collaboration with BCLS

Paradise Found – The Lake House at Quails’ Gate

Looking for the perfect luxury getaway? I have a suggestion! The Lake House at Quails’ Gate will satisfy your every desire be it the fabulous gourmet kitchen, the decadent ensuite bath with its soaker tub and separate steam shower, the cozy robes or the air conditioned comfort. We spent the best days away having a … Read moreParadise Found – The Lake House at Quails’ Gate