All About the Wines of Chateau Haut-Bailly

Thursday morning, the last day of January, and I am seated in The Wine Bar at Provence Marinaside. I am here to learn from Daina Paulin all about the Wines of Chateau Haut-Bailly, a Grand Cru Classé from the Pessac-Léognan appellation of Bordeaux.

Best Sommelier of BC Competition Returns to Vancouver

  New competing category for 2018 BC Aspiring Sommelier      Hosted by The Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers British Columbia Chapter (CAPS BC), the fourth annual Best Sommelier of BC Competition returns to Rogers Arena on January 29th, 2018.  This annual competition attracts some of the best and brightest sommeliers from across the province to compete for the … Read more Best Sommelier of BC Competition Returns to Vancouver

#Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

    Villa Eyrie’s Summit Restaurant amongst enRoute’s 2017 Best New Restaurants in Canada nominees   MIDDLE EAST MEETS WEST: SUPERBABA OPENS ITS DOORS IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN VICTORIA   Chefs’ Table Society returns with food lovers favourite   HOT TOWN, SUMMER IN THE CITY: BOULEVARD KITCHEN & OYSTER BAR SET TO LAUNCH ITS ANNUAL SUNDAY SEAFOOD … Read more #Favourites – what’s on now in Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and more

Shane Taylor is the 2017 Sommelier of the Year

  BC’s Top Somm crowned by CAPS BC After an intensive competition with 16 local sommeliers, Shane Taylor, wine director at CinCin Ristorante, took home the 2017 Best Sommelier of BC championship. The third annual competition, hosted by the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers British Columbia Chapter, took place in the Captain’s Lounge in Rogers Arena. Todd Prucyk of … Read more Shane Taylor is the 2017 Sommelier of the Year

Best Sommelier of BC

  Public are invited to watch sommeliers compete    When: Monday, January 9, 2017 (1:00pm-5:00pm; doors open at 12:30pm) Where: • Competition Arena: Rogers Arena- 200 Level, Captain’s Lounge, enter via Gate 10, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver. • After-party: CIBO Trattoria, 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver. Timeline:  • 9:00am to 11:30am- Not open to public. Written exams for 16 competing sommeliers. … Read more Best Sommelier of BC