One of the fun trends at the moment in Vancouver is the growing popularity of Craft Beer. The big breweries must be a little nervous because the local industry is growing in leaps and bounds with well over 350 local brands by my last count. And I suspect its well above that. One of the … Read more Red Truck 2017 Concert Series Launch
Okanagan Fest of Ale™ veterans Cannery Brewing of Penticton Who doesn’t want a great pour of favourite craft brews? As the popularity of craft beer and cider continues to climb, the Okanagan Fest of Ale Society (OFOAS) is thriving and has grown from a two-day consumer tasting to Okanagan Beer Week, April 3 to 9, … Read more Fabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over
Outlandish Shellfish Guild shucking oysters Oh shucks, the Osoyoos Oyster Festival is in the books for another year. While we’ll have to wait for the 5th edition of the festival, April 2016, for our next oysters-in-the-desert extravaganza, the judges have released this year’s pairing results so we know what to drink along with the oysters … Read more What to Pair with Oysters in 2015?
The Rotary Club of Steveston’s 14th Annual Fundraiser is almost here! From humble beginnings in 2001, the annual charity wine festival run by the Rotary Club of Steveston has blossomed into a fabulous event not to be missed by exhibitors or the public. Held this year on Friday, May 8th, at the historic Gulf of Georgia … Read more Something to ‘Wine’ About
This year at the Osoyoos Oyster Festival the question of what pairs best with oysters will be addressed in the second annual Oyster Wine Competition and the first Canadian Craft Beer & Oyster Pairing Competition. Winemakers and brewmasters have until April 17 to submit entries into the respective competitions that will be held at … Read more What’s your pairing for Oysters?
The 19th Annual Okanagan Fest-of-Ale tapped out Saturday bolder and brighter than ever leaving craft beer enthusiasts wondering what’ll they do to top it for the 20th Anniversary in 2015? One of the elements that sets this beer festival apart from many is that it is run by the non-profit society, Okanagan Fest-of-Ale, with part … Read more Okanagan Fest-of-Ale: Same Time Next Year?