Craft cocktails are a huge trend for holiday gatherings and beyond, and both still and sparkling wines can be a part of that experience. Not only does wine provide a lighter alternative to spirits, it pairs exceptionally well with a variety of cocktail components. California wines make a particularly fitting match for the state’s bounty of local, sustainably grown produce and fresh herbs.
Blackbird Vineyards announces the arrival of the 2016 Blackbird Vineyards Illustration, Paramour and Contrarian Wines, a stellar vintage from Napa Valley.
On Saturday, October 20th, 2018, the Whistler Search and Rescue Society (WSAR) will hold its annual “Wine’d Up” fundraising dinner and auction. The evening includes a five-course dinner prepared by some of the resort’s top chefs, paired with select wines from California. Brad Sills, the President of WSAR, notes that Wine’d Up is the single … Read more
Every year around this time I have friends come up to me or text me in a panic asking for help choosing a sparkling wine: “I’m going to a party – don’t know what to bring!” Quite often the statement is followed by expletives and/or frantic emojis… and this is when I … Read more
The California Wine Legacy Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand too well … Read more