Social Bites and Cressey Development Group team up to bring together diners in support of local charities

Vancouver Hobby Chefs Open their Homes to Diners and Charities for the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey Social Bites announces the return of #dinnerpartyYVR presented by Cressey, the charitable cooking event where 30 hobby chefs open their homes to local diners for a home cooked meal, all in the name of charity. On Saturday, April 5th, … Read moreSocial Bites and Cressey Development Group team up to bring together diners in support of local charities

Vote for your favourite Macaron flavour at Bel Café

  What’s better than a Bel Café “confetti like” macaron? How about a $25. gift certificate you can use at Bel Café. You can use the gift certificate for any of their yummy gourmet bites and tastes or use the gift certificate to buy more macarons! On March 20th Bel Café celebrates the great French macaron. Bel Café whips up … Read moreVote for your favourite Macaron flavour at Bel Café

Highlights from the tasting room at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

  As I walked out of the tasting room at the Vancouver Convention Center after day two International Wine Festival Tastings, I couldn’t help but think about the enormous number of wines I just could not get around to trying. Sadly, and despite my best efforts, I had sampled less than twenty percent of the … Read moreHighlights from the tasting room at the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Burrowing Owl Wines Featured at Seasons in the Park Dinner

  Seasons in the Park is pleased to announce that it will host a dinner featuring the wines of BC’s illustrious Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. On Tuesday,March 18, 2014, guests will enjoy sumptuous Pacific Northwest cuisine paired with premium wines from the South Okanagan favourite. Seasons in the Park’s Executive Chef Peter Isacu has designed a five-course menu that … Read moreBurrowing Owl Wines Featured at Seasons in the Park Dinner

BC Winery Creates Canada’s First Uncooked Kosher Wine

  Summerhill Releases ‘Tiferet’ – An’Uncooked’ Organic Kosher Wine   A note from winery CEO, Ezra Cipes:  “The desire to share a great wine with my dear friend Rabbi Shmuly Hecht was the original inspiration to create Tiferet. Rabbi Shmuly would invite me over to taste these kosher wines which had all been cooked. In … Read moreBC Winery Creates Canada’s First Uncooked Kosher Wine

Seventh Annual Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup

  Record attendance, new Sponsors, Snow-bunny activities, great after-parties and super snow conditions announced for Seventh annual Winemakers Cup News Flash on the 7th Annual Winemaker’s Cup The organizers of the Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup announced today additional details for the seventh annual festival. The Festival was created and organized as a non profit partnership between Cellar-Tek, Black … Read moreSeventh Annual Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup

The Birthplace of Terroir: Vancouver International Wine Festival

  The Vancouver International Wine Festivals host country this year was France and what a fantastic showing of exciting wines. I attended an excellent lecture from the leading French producers on the subject of terroir, which most people would agree has been best defined by the French, for their history, culture, and wines, all seamlessly … Read moreThe Birthplace of Terroir: Vancouver International Wine Festival

French Wines compliment Curtain Raiser

  This was an opportunity to taste and savour an excellent selection of French wines paired with small bites in a festive atmosphere. The Curtain Raiser is held in an attractive second floor banquet space featuring an expansive wall of windows that overlook the massive lobby below.   A prelude to the first public tasting … Read moreFrench Wines compliment Curtain Raiser