A short list for Taste Washington!

For anyone planning to attend Taste Washington! this weekend here is a short list of wineries that have been recommended. Swiftwater Cellars  may be one of the most compelling destination wineries in Washington State. Great setting near Roslyn in the heart of the Cascades and a one-hour drive from Seattle. Located in the Suncadia Resort with access to … Read moreA short list for Taste Washington!

Campagna Farm Dinner at Cibo Trattoria

Menu Just Announced for Campagna Farm Dinner Wednesday, April 2 @ 6:30 p.m. Tickets: 604.602.9570 or [email protected] General Manager & Wine Director Robert Stelmachuk and Executive Chef Faizal Kassam as they welcome Campagna Farm’s Sandra and Leonardo Zambrano for this very special five-course menu and wine pairings. Located in Abbotsford, BC, Campagna is Cibo’s very own 280-acre farm … Read moreCampagna Farm Dinner at Cibo Trattoria

GLOBE 2014 Embracing a Greener Global Economy

 Premier Christy Clark, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Join World’s Top Execs to Kick Off GLOBE 2014 Today GLOBE 2014 opens today, Wednesday, March 26th marking the 13th biennial edition of North America’s largest and longest running international conference on the business of the environment. Upwards of 9,000 participants from more than 50 countries will join an elite … Read moreGLOBE 2014 Embracing a Greener Global Economy

Vancouver International Auto Show On Now

The 2014 Vancouver International Auto Show is opening its doors to car enthusiasts from all over the province. From noon today until Sunday, March 30, British Columbia’s premier annual automotive event will give visitors the opportunity to see over 400 vehicles from 22 manufacturers and experience the latest in automotive art, design, and technology. Auto buffs … Read moreVancouver International Auto Show On Now

You have to stay here…the Magnolia Hotel & Spa in Victoria is as good as it gets!

  The Magnolia is centrally located, recently underwent an extensive renovation, has a top notch spa, an on trend Mediterranean restaurant on site and the most comfortable rooms ever. A boutique style hotel the Magnolia is a gem in Victoria. The hotel is quiet and efficiently run. Many of the guests are in Victoria on … Read moreYou have to stay here…the Magnolia Hotel & Spa in Victoria is as good as it gets!

L ³: Lindsay’s Lessons Learned – The Power of Visibility

Do you recognize this building? Chances are, you do. It’s Walt Disney’s Cinderella’s Castle and the tale of how it came to be is the reason behind everything we do at Jive. Let us tell you a story about the power of visibility… In 1952, a man by the name of Walt Disney had a … Read moreL ³: Lindsay’s Lessons Learned – The Power of Visibility

Wines from Spain Spill into Consumer Glasses April 4th and 5th

  “Explore the Amazing Taste” in Signature BC Liquor Stores Next Month   Two FREE consumer tasting events kick off a province wide Signature Store promotion at BC Liquor Stores Cambie Kitchen this month:   Dates:  Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 Time:  Drop-in any time between 3 and 6 pm       … Read moreWines from Spain Spill into Consumer Glasses April 4th and 5th

Ticket and Sponsor info for TASTE WASHINGTON!

  You definitely want to be a part of this terrific Food and Wine event. So be sure to buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment. You can buy tickets at retailers or right now online.   Purchase tickets online! VIP tickets are limited! Go VIP to Taste Washington and enjoy these exclusive benefits: An … Read moreTicket and Sponsor info for TASTE WASHINGTON!

A Virtual Visit to Spain April 4 and 5 at Cambie Kitchen

  ‘Olé’ is the first word that comes to mind when I think about the exciting Spanish wine tastings events that we (The Wine Umbrella) are organizing for our client, Wines from Spain.   As a wine industry consultant, I work on a lot of projects for wine companies, and most of our clients are regionally-based, … Read moreA Virtual Visit to Spain April 4 and 5 at Cambie Kitchen

Where to stay to enjoy TASTE WASHINGTON!

  TASTE WASHINGTON is a great wine event with public tastings and seminars to please every wine lover. For the ultimate getaway, make it a Taste Washington weekend and stay downtown. Select Seattle hotels have created weekend packages for you with Taste tickets included and added bonus amenities. Check out all of the options here … Read moreWhere to stay to enjoy TASTE WASHINGTON!

Warm Up to Winter – The Platinum Experience winery tours

  It may be Spring but there’s still time for Warm Up to Winter – The Platinum Experience winery tours. This premium package developed by Okanagan Wine Country Tours (OWCT) allows you to take advantage of the slower season in the region’s wineries for a highly personalized tour in three of the premier estate wineries. … Read moreWarm Up to Winter – The Platinum Experience winery tours

Weekend wine getaways are closer than you think

  If you are anything like me you spend a lot of time during the winter thinking of your next Okanagan summer getaway. “Research” is of course one of the great joys of food and drink education, and I am forever trying to keep up with the changing face of our BC wine scene, and … Read moreWeekend wine getaways are closer than you think

Vancouver Mac & Cheese Challenge

  Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Mac & Cheese Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their mac and cheese into this challenge, most of the restaurants have created a special mac and cheese just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their mac and cheese on their menu from March … Read moreVancouver Mac & Cheese Challenge

Limited Tickets Released for Campagna Farm Dinner

Exclusive dinner showcases best of local, farm-to-table freshness   When: Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Cibo Trattoria, 900 Seymour St., Vancouver Special Guests: Sandra and Leonardo Zambrano, Campagna Farm Price: $99pp for 5-course menu and wine pairings, plus tax and gratuity Tickets: 604.602.9570 or [email protected] Executive Chef Faizal Kassam is very proud of his relationships with local high quality food producers. That’s … Read moreLimited Tickets Released for Campagna Farm Dinner

You could WIN a Ticket to the Canada Marketing Summit

  “18 speakers from around the world, 34 concession booths, 3 days of the most powerful marketing learning and networking experience that will transform your business” Get ready to be totally inspired by an unparalleled line up of 18 online business experts from around the world and 3 days of the most powerful marketing learning and … Read moreYou could WIN a Ticket to the Canada Marketing Summit

Canada’s Next Generation of Top Chefs

  Outstanding young chef Paul Moran, winner of the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition, recently took the reins of the kitchen as Executive Chef at the exclusive resort Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, British Columbia. Joined by Chef Stephanie Noel who takes the position of Director of Food and Beverage at Nita Lake Lodge.   … Read moreCanada’s Next Generation of Top Chefs

Transforming Intention into Action: How to Follow Through With Your 2014 Fitness Goals

  Each New Year begins with great intentions. People come to me determined to meet their fitness goals and excited to jump in and start a new program. For many, it only takes a month or two for the enthusiasm and resolve to wane. Off track and disheartened, they give up only to repeat the … Read moreTransforming Intention into Action: How to Follow Through With Your 2014 Fitness Goals

How to Create a Six-Figure Monthly Income by Blogging

  YVR BLOGGERS are excited to announce that they are bringing in world-famous blogger John Chow to speak at their April YVR Bloggers Meetup at the elegant Modern Art Gallery by Stewart Stephenson. For those of you who don’t know John Chow, his website is one of the top income-generating websites in the world, consistently making six figures/month. In addition to John’s keynote … Read moreHow to Create a Six-Figure Monthly Income by Blogging

Vancouver’s Most Spirited Festival Announced

  Introducing British Columbia’s Premier Micro-Distillery Festival: BC Distilled   On Saturday,May 10, 2014, sixteen of the province’s leading small-batch distilleries plus one from the Yukon, will descend on Vancouver along with their gin, vodka, whisky, and other fine spirits and liqueurs for BC Distilled – British Columbia’s premier micro-distillery festival.    Bottles of local artisanal spirits have been appearing on … Read moreVancouver’s Most Spirited Festival Announced