Haywire Winery Introduces BC Wine to Asian Community

 Summerland based winery, Okanagan Crush Pad, owned by Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, and home to their Haywire wine, is known and awarded for its innovation.  For the first time, a BC winery will introduce a guide to pairing BC wines with Asian cuisine, and offer a specially labeled Haywire wine crafted for BC’s Asian community to celebrate … Read moreHaywire Winery Introduces BC Wine to Asian Community

Thinking ‘Food-Forward’ as We Move Forward into 2014

Given that Vancouver took first place in Best Health Magazine’s Canada’s Healthiest Cities 2008,[1] and the more recent launch of Vancouver’s Healthy City Strategy in 2012,[2] I don’t feel like I’m going too much out on a limb when I assume that a large percentage of Vancouverites are actively seeking to both look and feel … Read moreThinking ‘Food-Forward’ as We Move Forward into 2014

Vancouver International Wine Festival “VINE STARS”

The Vancouver International Wine Festival is probably the largest wine festival in North American and it is certainly considered to be one of the best.   One of the reasons is their unique approach to the requirements of the Festival. For every winery that takes part in the Festival at least one principal must attend and … Read moreVancouver International Wine Festival “VINE STARS”


Sonoma County Vintners will host two winemaker dinners in Vancouver both on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 and on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Terminal City Club an evening of Sonoma County wines. Choose either Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar or Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar for an exceptional wine dinner. Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar’s Executive Chef, Frank Pabst, … Read moreSONOMA IN THE CITY VANCOUVER Presents…

OKANAGAN CRUSH PAD Haywire Pinot Noir 2012

Okanagan Crush Pad have done it again!  Five great wines all priced under $25. A Lunar New Year Celebration “Pairing Asian Flavours with Wine” presented by Haywire at Kaya Malay Bistro on West Broadway. An incredible evening of tempting dishes featuring Japanese style, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Vietnamese and Indonesian flavour experiences all paired perfectly with a selection of haywire … Read moreOKANAGAN CRUSH PAD Haywire Pinot Noir 2012

Welcome CULINARY CONCIERGE Christine Couvelier

MyVanCity.ca is pleased to introduce readers to Christine Couvelier of Culinary Concierge our new Food Blogger extraordinaire! Whether you are the consummate host or hostess, known by your friends as a gourmet cook, or only wish this described you then you are going to look forward to reading Christine’s posts. “I will be attending The … Read moreWelcome CULINARY CONCIERGE Christine Couvelier


Experience Victoria’s Premiere Food Event even if you don’t have a ticket! Here are the first 12 of the 48 restaurants who will be presenters at CULINAIRE VICTORIA. We encourage you to visit any of these great restaurants, bistros, cafes or catering establishments in the coming months. MyVanCity.ca invites you to join us on a … Read moreThe ABC’s of CULINAIRE VICTORIA


Here is everything that’s happening at the 2014 Vancouver International Wine Festival http://www.vanwinefest.ca/page577.htm Some important dates: Tuesday, January 7, 9:30 a.m. All public events on sale Tuesday, January 21, 9:30 a.m. All Trade Days Conference events on sale February 11, 5 p.m. Winery dinner, Gold Pass, Trade Days Conference Pass, and group sales close February … Read moreVANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL 2014

Harpers Trail Inaugural Cabernet Franc 2012 Release

Article courtesy of Karl Kliparchuk MyWinePal Harpers Trail Cabernet Franc 2012 For those of you who have not heard of the Harper’s Trail winery, they made news across BC as they started the first winery in the Kamloops area. Not knowing if the vines would last the winter, they tried and were successful. The weather … Read moreHarpers Trail Inaugural Cabernet Franc 2012 Release