FRANCE-FOCUSED FEBRUARY “SUNDAY SCHOOL”

VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY ANNOUNCES FRANCE-FOCUSED FEBRUARY “SUNDAYSCHOOL” CLASS  Prep for Wine Fest with #302: France vs. The New World       With the France-focused, Vancouver International Wine Festival kicking-off at the end of the month, the team behind Vancouver Urban Winery’s popular Sunday School wine seminar series are announcing their February 16th prep-class: #302 – France vs. the New … Read moreFRANCE-FOCUSED FEBRUARY “SUNDAY SCHOOL”

A different type of food and wine experience

  Off the Eaten Track; A different type of food and wine experience in the city and a chance to get to know not only my camera a bit better, but to meet some like minded individuals and explore a few unique spots in Vancouver. This was also a part of Dine Out but with … Read moreA different type of food and wine experience

2014 VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Top reasons to find the best hot chocolate the city has to offer: It’s fun.. It’s cold out… Chocolate is one of the main food groups… You love chocolate! This could just be a bit of heaven on earth for chocolate lovers. White, milk or dark whatever your fancy you will have so many choices. … Read more2014 VANCOUVER HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

Tastes at State Bird Provisions in San Francisco

  Recently I had the pleasure of returning for another fabulous meal at State Bird Provisions, in San Francisco.     This restaurant is almost 2 years old & gets better all the time. It is one of the hottest dinner reservations to secure anywhere. Having just expanded slightly, to 60 seats .. half are … Read moreTastes at State Bird Provisions in San Francisco

AN EVENING AT PAINTED ROCK Wine Dinner May 3

  An evening at Painted Rock Estate Winery Wine Dinner on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Join Proprietor John Skinner for an unforgettable evening of Painted Rock wines, while overlooking the vineyards and Skaha Lake at Painted Rock’s new tasting room.     John will discuss the history and winemaking philosophies of Painted Rock, while guiding … Read moreAN EVENING AT PAINTED ROCK Wine Dinner May 3

Lunch at West Restaurant – Dine Out Vancouver

  What could be better than a warm sunny day in January?  Having a lovely lunch with your best friend in an award winning restaurant featuring regional cuisine in Vancouver’s stylish South Granville district; West is all this and more!     Our first course began with a creamy golden beet and orange velouté poured … Read moreLunch at West Restaurant – Dine Out Vancouver

VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY new Lounge Licence

Vancouver Urban Winery Joins a Select Few to Receive City’s New Lounge Licence VUW Tasting Room begins by-the-glass and bottle program   Today, Vancouver Urban Winery joins a select group of peer manufacturing facilities in Vancouver to be awarded the new government-appointed Lounge Endorsement License. Unanimously approved by city council in 2013, this new zoning law … Read moreVANCOUVER URBAN WINERY new Lounge Licence

Seventh annual Winemakers Cup at Big White Ski Resort

Industry Night Party and Festivities 7th annual Winemakers Cup   The Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup Ski Race is the World’s only annual ski challenge weekend for the wine industry and it takes place for the benefit of industry networking, peer camaraderie and palate appreciation. The seventh annual weekend of festivities takes place on Saturday March 15, 2014 … Read moreSeventh annual Winemakers Cup at Big White Ski Resort

Parksville UNCORKED Wine and Food Festival Feb 20-23

  It’s an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 6th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival   From wine novice or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you’ll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, bubbly brunches, wine-inspired spa treatments and local tours. Last year’s festival events sold out. So be sure to book early.   Parksville Untapped   Thursday February 20, 2014 … Read moreParksville UNCORKED Wine and Food Festival Feb 20-23

Dine Out Vancouver – WEST Restaurant + Bar

  Dine Out Vancouver Festival – WEST RESTAURANT What a fantastic evening filled with award winning wines and sumptuous food; a sold out event and no wonder! Chef Chris Whittaker paired his delicious local and sustainably farmed dishes with JAK Meyer’s consistently elegant Wines. After a short introduction by both men, the first course and … Read moreDine Out Vancouver – WEST Restaurant + Bar