#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe

  The fourth in our series of recipes featured at the Icons of Food and Wine Dinner. Another terrific recipe from Chef Mark McEwan served at the  Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience Icons of Food and Wine Dinner held at The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery for our #TasteofThursday feature. This … Read more#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Roasted Beef Tenderloin recipe

Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Food and Wine Experience – Burrowing Owl Wine Dinner review

  The “Icons of Wine & Food Dinner” for Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine & Food Experience at The Sonora Room at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery was one of the best wine pairing dinners I have had the opportunity to attend. On Friday, August 25, 2017, the Sonora Room and patio became the setting … Read moreChef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Food and Wine Experience – Burrowing Owl Wine Dinner review

Judging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

  I was lucky enough to be invited to judge at this year’s Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards, held at Government House in Victoria. These wine awards, established in 2003, by then Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo, are designed to recognize excellence in wine making. Unlike other competitions, there are no bronze, silver or gold medals handed … Read moreJudging at the Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards

Just like a fine wine, Hy’s Steakhouse gets better with age.

  We have been dining at Hy’s Steakhouse off and on since the 70’s. Back in the day Hy’s Encore was the only place to go for steak in Vancouver. Located in the financial district Hy’s was the see and be seen place for the movers and shakers. One thing you could count on with … Read moreJust like a fine wine, Hy’s Steakhouse gets better with age.

  Salmon House On The Hill Marks 40 Years with Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Dinner

    On Thursday, October 6th, 2016 the Salmon House On The Hill restaurant will host a special Burrowing Owl Estate Winery proprietor’s dinner.  The event will honour the success of the Okanagan icon as well as celebrating The Salmon House’s 40th anniversary.  Guests will enjoy a six-course dinner paired with world-class wines from Burrowing Owl. … Read more  Salmon House On The Hill Marks 40 Years with Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Dinner

The Future Looks Bright:  New Solar & Renewable Energy Investments at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

  Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is already known for its commitment to creating premium Okanagan wines in an environmentally sustainable manner.  Its new investment in solar panels and renewable energy infrastructure, however, is sure to cement its reputation as a leader in the field. Burrowing Owl proprietor Jim Wyse has always approached the winery with … Read moreThe Future Looks Bright:  New Solar & Renewable Energy Investments at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Vancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

The day began with a pre-awards reception, which featured a variety of beer, food and wine samples. I began with a cool refreshing new Double IPA from Stanley Park Brewing, which was the perfect way to wake up my taste buds for what was to come. My first stop was Culmina, a Triggs family winery … Read moreVancouver Magazine Awards Reception 2016

#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

    New Happy Hour, fresh menus and return of Sunday Supper Series signals start of spring at OPUS Hotel   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: ROYAL DINETTE’S JACK CHEN AND BURDOCK & CO.’S ANDREA CARLSON TAKE FLIGHT FOR FIFTH “UGLY DUCKLING” DINNER, APRIL 26    BEACH BAY CAFÉ & PATIO’S CHEF FELIX ZHOU DEBUTS NEW SPRING … Read more#FridayFavourites…places to go, things to do this weekend and thru April 28

Burrowing Owl Wines and Culinary Pairings at Kitsilano Boathouse

  On Wednesday, April 27 2016, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery will team up with The Boathouse Kitsilano for a unique tasting event.  Guests will enjoy a six-course tasting menu paired with premium wines from the Okanagan icon.  Burrowing Owl’s Brand Ambassador, Sophie Laurent, and Bill Sanford from Appellation Wine Marketing will host the event.   … Read moreBurrowing Owl Wines and Culinary Pairings at Kitsilano Boathouse

Congratulations Jim Wyse, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, named EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Pacific 2015

Jim Wyse, proprietor of the Okanagan’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, has been named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Pacific 2015 in the Hospitality and Tourism Category.  On September 24th he accepted the award at a regional award banquet held at Vancouver’s Trade and Convention Centre and emceed by Chris Gailus. The EY Entrepreneur Of The … Read moreCongratulations Jim Wyse, Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, named EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Pacific 2015