Gastown Restaurant Hosts Award-Winning Brewery for Collaborative Party Showcasing Five Unique Beers, Live DJ and Meet-and-Greet with Brasserie Dunham Brewmaster   Craft beer connoisseurs can get an exclusive taste of an award-winning Quebec brewery when Wildebeest welcomes Brasserie Dunham for ‘Brasserie & The Beest’ on Wednesday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m. Taking place in the restaurant’s ‘Underbelly’ … Read more

Kamloops On Tap: Craft Beer, Golf and Wine

A great round of golf followed by a great round of beer is the perfect way to capture the nuances of a day well spent. At Kamloops, it’s easy to leverage that feeling into a grand getaway for a few days or weeks, depending on your schedule, beverage and culinary preferences. A city that was … Read more

Counting Down to Craft in the Sudsy Okanagan

Craft brewers and craft brew enthusiasts from BC and beyond will soon be gathering in Penticton to celebrate at the 23rd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale.   A favourite for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, this must attend event takes place at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre April 13th and 14th … Read more

Update at Craft Corner Kitchen Penticton

  Whether you’ve never been, or it’s a while since you went to Penticton’s Craft Corner Kitchen, check it out now. Owner Jonathan Cote is proud to present a fresh concept, updated menu, and new chef. Says Cote, “While we’re pleased with how we launched, we’ve been listening to our customers – and potential customers … Read more

Craft Brewing Comes to Coquitlam

  Mariner Brewing opened its door just a few days ago, right across from Milestones restaurant and from the looks of it, it has certainly struck a chord with local beer lovers. I had the good fortune to be able to sit down with partners Lauren Ang (25) and Byron Vallis (26) early Sunday afternoon, … Read more

Fabulous Okanagan Fest of Ale™ Flows Over

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

Terroir-focused Top Drop Vancouver event returns

  Unique two-day festival brings together international wineries, craft breweries, cideries, gastronomy & more   On September 7 and 8, the annual Top Drop Vancouver event will return, with its continued focus on sustainably-farmed, handcrafted wines offering a distinct sense of place, without heavy-handed winemaking trickery to get in the way. While honest wines are the centrepiece of the festival, the restaurant … Read more

Dine Around Thompson Okanagan 2016 final days

If you move quickly, you might still find some seating available at one of the many restaurants participating in this great initiative of the British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association (BCRFA) and Wines of British Columbia. (And now BC Craft Brewers Guild.) Renamed and expanded to include menus paired with craft beer and spirits as well … Read more