Dine Out Vancouver Festival – The Grand Tasting was an opportunity to taste bites from fourteen local restaurants that are participating in Dine Out Vancouver Festival which begins today and runs through February 4th. Alongside the culinary stations was a representation of BC wineries. This included 27 wineries, four breweries, cideries and distillers. So basically two stations of libations for every culinary station.
I attend many wine tasting events and there is always the hope that some wines will be impressive and most of the time there are a few that do stand out. This tasting, though, was something quite different. Twenty BC red wines and all examples of the best that BC has to offer. An event … Read more
BC Wine Studio may make its wine in Okanagan Falls, but its heart is firmly in East Vancouver, and it’s proud to support the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program with a delicious new Neighbour’s Blend which will help raise funds for the outstanding work done by this local food security program. The BC Farmers … Read more
BC Wine Studios’ Mark Simpson is quite a philanthropist. Each year he selects a charity or cause and makes wine to help support them. His first launch helped to build a neighbourhood playground. This year his Neighbour’s Blend was made to help support Mount Pleasant Family Centre. The Neighbour’s Blend is primarily Riesling, … Read more
Township 7 Campbell Valley Wine Tour: As we got off the bus, the jovial Jason Ocenas, manager of the Langley facility, greeted us. Township 7 is one of two BC wineries to operate out of two locations. Church and State has a winery in the Okanagan as well as one on Vancouver Island near Buchart … Read more
Celebrate the Harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2015! When: Sunday, October 18 – 4:00-8:00 PM Where: Exhibition Hall, Roundhouse Community Centre Our annual RIPE Dinner is a true celebration of the harvest – a showcase of local ingredients from our farms and producers paired with some of Vancouver’s top chefs and … Read more