Well, the title says it all and it is a topic I can argue both sides. As a member of the BC Guild of Wine Judges, I judge in a number of wine competitions every year and attend monthly blind tastings to keep my skills up. It is true that some wines are better … Read moreTo Score or Not To Score ?
Reserve Syrah 2011 Save up to 15% + Free Delivery on full case orders* This Rooster has pedigree! Our winery-exclusive Reserve Syrah has won gold and silver medals at national and international competitions each year since the release of our 2008 vintage. Now you can be first to taste the new 2011 vintage and save $54 on a case. Winemaker Karen Gillis has crafted … Read moreRED ROOSTER Winery online exclusive offer
Fresh off the incredible Tour of Vancouver – Sonoma in the City showcased the wineries of Sonoma County Vintners on Wednesday, February 5th at the Terminal City Club. Select wineries of the 200 member Sonoma County Vintners were pouring some delicious wines. “This tasting features some of Sonoma County’s leading edge producers, celebrating the range … Read moreSONOMA WINES for this weekend or anytime!
PINK BUB IS BACK 2nd Annual Valentine’s Day Pink Bub Release You might remember that last year at this time, Haywire did an experimental lot of sparkling wine with a pink dosage and released it for Valentine’s Day. The wine was a big hit and sold out in just a week and a … Read morePINK BUB is back for Valentine’s Day!
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”
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
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
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 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
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