DINE OUT VANCOUVER 2014

The 12th Annual Dine Out Vancouver Festival kicks off on January 17, 2014 and runs to February 2, 2014. A list of participating restaurants, their menus and open reservations begin on January 6, 2014 but American Express Card holders can register to be eligible for advanced reservations on January 3, 2014. Restaurants will offer three … Read moreDINE OUT VANCOUVER 2014

FREE TICKET to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

You could be the recipient of a free ticket to the ACURA International Tasting Room at the VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL. The Vancouver International Wine Festival is partnering with beVancouver.com for this special offer. Book one night on beVancouver.com and receive one free ticket of your choice to one of four Tasting Room experiences. The … Read moreFREE TICKET to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Victoria’s CULINAIRE…it’s all about the food and drink!

Victoria’s Premier Food Tasting Experience offering the opportunity to sample a selection of regional culinary bites and sips. Featured presenters will be from Victoria, Cowichan Valley, and Saltspring Island. www.culinairevictoria.com Two options for this great event 5:00 to 7:15 pm or 7:45 – 10:00 pm on Thursday, March 14, 2104 held at Crystal Gardens 713 … Read moreVictoria’s CULINAIRE…it’s all about the food and drink!

Government supports changes to B.C. liquor laws

The government has announced support for recommendations of the B.C. Liquor Policy Review. December 17, 2013 Drink specials with minimum prices Time limited drink specials “Happy Hour” Order a drink without ordering food Carry your drink between areas of an establishment Clubs, pubs, and Legions to allow children at certain hours All hospitality workers that … Read moreGovernment supports changes to B.C. liquor laws

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

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

Last minute shopping suggestions from HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT

This just in, if you have someone on your gift list that you need a special gift for, your search is over.   Gift cards are trending as a #1 gift item on “wish lists” and a gift card from Hawksworth Restaurant will put you on the top of any foodies’ “been good”  list. http://www.hawksworthrestaurant.com/giftcards/ … Read moreLast minute shopping suggestions from HAWKSWORTH RESTAURANT