1st Global Vine Star announced for VIWF 2014

The 2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival has announced the first “Global Vine Star” to facilitate a Wine Seminar. Michael Chapoutier will be presenting Rhone Perfection on Friday, February 27. Organic and bio-dynamic viticulture, the global wine industry, making 100-point wines, and the influence of terroir will all be points for discussion. An opportunity to explore … Read more1st Global Vine Star announced for VIWF 2014

An evening with Alberto Antonini

Last evening a gathering of wine lovers enjoyed the ambience of the Tasting Room at Marquis Wine Cellars at 1034 Davie Street in Vancouver.   It was an opportunity to meet Alberto Antonini one of the 10 Influential Wine Consultants according to thedrinksbusiness.com. Traveling 200 days a year Antonini is the wine consultant for many … Read moreAn evening with Alberto Antonini

HAPPINESS IS…giving and sharing with others

At this time of year why not make yourself happy by giving and sharing with others at the same time? Thursday, December 19 help BLANKET BC Society by bringing a blanket or warm coat to the Commodore Ballroom while you enjoy a concert featuring Hannah Georgas. You get a gift and someone else receives a much needed blanket … Read moreHAPPINESS IS…giving and sharing with others

An evening with Alberto Antonini at Marquis Wine Cellars

Italian oenologist and winery consultant Alberto Antonini will be the guest at Marquis Wine Cellars on Thursday, December 19, 2014. Formally educated in Agricultural Studies from the University of Florence, enology in Bordeaux and at the University of California Antonini leads a very busy and globe trotting life. Antonini is a consulting winemaker for Okanagan … Read moreAn evening with Alberto Antonini at Marquis Wine Cellars

VANCOUVER FESTIVAL OF TREES at the Four Seasons

Top reasons to visit the FESTIVAL OF TREES 1. Admission is free 2. The trees are beautiful 3. It’s indoors where it’s warm 4. It will put you in the Holiday spirit 5. You can vote for your favourite tree 6. Donations benefit B.C. Children’s Hospital Vancouver Festival of Trees Enjoy the seasonal beauty of … Read moreVANCOUVER FESTIVAL OF TREES at the Four Seasons

HAWKSWORTH YOUNG CHEF SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION 2014 – update Dec 13/13

Who is eligible to apply for the HAWKSWORTH Young Chef Scholarship 2014 Competition 1. Young Canadian Chefs under the age of 28 2. Young Chefs who have Red Seal certification 3. Young Chefs who are working full-time with a professional kitchen Top reasons to apply for the HAWKSWORTH Young Chef Scholarship 2014 Competition 1. You … Read moreHAWKSWORTH YOUNG CHEF SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION 2014 – update Dec 13/13