21 Outstanding SONOMA COUNTY Wineries

  Sonoma County Vintners will visit Vancouver, bringing with them a treasure trove of sunshine-infused wines from the golden state. An evening of wine tasting at the Terminal City Club will offer wine lovers the chance to chat with principals and taste top bottles from    21 Sonoma County wineries: Sonoma in the City – … Read more21 Outstanding SONOMA COUNTY Wineries

City Food presents 2014 HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

  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. Exotic to comfort nothing warms the cockles of the heart like HOT CHOCOLATE.   New participants in 2014 include Last Crumb Bakery & Cafe on Main Street, East Van … Read moreCity Food presents 2014 HOT CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

DINE OUT VANCOUVER and the Chef Soup Experiment

What could be better than soup created by 50 of the Top Chefs of Vancouver? Answer – FREE Soup !   That’s right, starting at 12:30 pm the Chef Soup Experiment will be serving their soup and it’s FREE! On January 17th Tourism Vancouver kicks off the 2014 Dine Out Vancouver Festival with a serving of creatively and collectively prepared soup. Served while it … Read moreDINE OUT VANCOUVER and the Chef Soup Experiment

DINE OUT VANCOUVER Plated and Paired January 17th

If you shop at Granville Island Public Market, and even if you haven’t yet, you will want to take the opportunity for an “after hours” evening featuring nibbles and bites from the Island vendors. What a great way to start Dine Out Vancouver on Friday, January 17th          8 pm (duration 2 … Read moreDINE OUT VANCOUVER Plated and Paired January 17th

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