Rediscovering Favourite Wines – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards

What a better place to start than Tinhorn Creek wines. Tinhorn Creek has been around for decades and they make great wine. I was reminded of that fact on our most recent trip to the Okanagan and a visit to the Tinhorn Creek Vineyards tasting room.

Ready, Set, Go to YEW seafood + bar for a Local Spot Prawn Boil

The team at YEW seafood + bar is celebrating Spring by bringing back the ultra-popular family-style Spot Prawn Boil Dining Series. Guests will tie on a bib (yours to keep) and raise a complimentary glass of B.C. wine to begin the evening.

Wines of Tuscany Dinner MULTI-COURSE COMMUNAL ITALIAN FEAST WITH WINES FROM TUSCANY

Wine representative Les Jung will join the Cibo team to showcase an array of wines hailing from the Tuscany region.

Mom’s the Word on Sunday, May 12 at Fairmont Hotels in BC

To show appreciation for all the hugs and words of advice, Fairmont Hotels in British Columbia has a variety of ways to spoil mom.

Two Extraordinary Chefs One Outstanding Dinner 1909 Kitchen hosts #TofinoEats

The much anticipated #TofinoEats Chef Series dinner featuring the culinary magic of both guest Chef Alex Chen and hosting Chef Paul Moran was truly nothing short of outstanding.

New South Okanagan Winery, Phantom Creek Estates, to Open Late Summer 2019

Led by an all-star winemaking team that includes Olivier Humbrecht MW (Domaine Zind-Humbrecht), Cameron Vawter (Napa’s Dana Estates) and Anne Vawter (Oakville Ranch, Red Mare), and designed by John Taft of Backen & Gillam Architects (Harlan Estate, Dana Estates, Ovid), Phantom Creek Estates announced that the new South Okanagan winery will open late summer 2019 for private tours and tastings by-appointment-only and will fully open to the public in 2020.

Fiore Restaurant – Join us for a journey through the varied terroirs of Italy- Explore Sicily April 23 – May 15

Starting this month in Sicily, our sommelier Matthew Landry has curated a diverse selection of wines befitting the diverse topographies and microclimates of Italy’s largest island. Chef Carlos Rodriguez, meanwhile, will be pairing each wine with updated takes on regional favourites.

The Tasting Games a fun blind tasting competition April 23, May 7, 14, 21st

Hosted by Master of Wine Rhys Pender, each of the fun, irreverent events in Oliver, Penticton and Kelowna will feature three wine industry celebrities on stage, blind tasting five wines. The evening will begin with a quick “how to blind taste wine” tutorial from Rhys, and then the game is on!

Tantalus Vineyards Spring 2019 Portfolio Launch

Up above the city in the Reflections Garden Terrace in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia we were treated to the always exceptional line-up of wines from Tantalus. An opportunity to meet owner Eric Savics, chat with winemaker David Paterson and catch-up on what’s new with winery manager Stephanie Mosley.