#TasteofThursday The Courtney Room

“In this series I’ll share which B.C. wine pairs best with select recipes from the best chefs in B.C.” This week we are featuring a recipe of a main dish from the Averill Creek Wine Dinner hosted by the Courtney Room in the Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria.

Sensory Symposium – Wine Education Series – a review

The evening started with one of my #FavouriteThings, a glass of 2018 Distraction Frizzante from The View Winery & Vineyard a bubbly that is a perfect blend of acidity and tartness with a delightful flavour profile of strawberries

BC Pinot Noir Celebration – Breakout Session Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New This session was so worth the price of admission and a must of Pinot Noir lovers. Four wineries were represented; Averill Creek with owner and General Manager Andy Johnston, Cedar Creek with winemaker Taylor Whelan, Meyer Family Vineyards with winemaker Chris Carson, and Tantalus with winemaker & GM David Paterson.

Celebrate summer with Aura Restaurant’s seasonal menus & events 

  Enjoy summer themed menus and events at the lakeside oasis of Nita Lake Lodge   Summer has arrived and where better to soak in the long days and warm nights than on Nita Lake Lodge’s lakeside patio at Aura Restaurant. Encapsulated by unparalleled views and forested surroundings, Executive Chef Dean Hossack & Aura Chef … Read more

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler 

  Canada-themed menus and spa treatments celebrate all things Canadian Oh Canada! Nita Lake Lodge celebrates the nation’s 150th birthday this summer with special Canadian winemaker dinners, themed menus and spa treatments. Situated on Nita Lake, amongst some of BC’s most beautiful scenery, the Lodge offers the perfect surrounding to wish Canada a happy birthday … Read more

Terroir-focused Top Drop Vancouver event returns

  Unique two-day festival brings together international wineries, craft breweries, cideries, gastronomy & more   On September 7 and 8, the annual Top Drop Vancouver event will return, with its continued focus on sustainably-farmed, handcrafted wines offering a distinct sense of place, without heavy-handed winemaking trickery to get in the way. While honest wines are the centrepiece of the festival, the restaurant … Read more

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